A Soldier of the Great War

They were young men, some barely 18 or 19 years old, who should have been enjoying the things young people have always enjoyed.

Instead, they were called to serve in battles they could not have understood.

And they died.

Flanders Poppy

Roll of Honour

The memorials recorded here are organised according to family name. You can search by those names.

Note that the link on each image will take you to a brief biography of each casualty, together with information about his family.

  • Tyne Cot Memorial
    Becket - John
    John A Becket
    1886 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    John served with the Sherwood Foresters Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 31 Dec 1917 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
  • Albert Communal Cemetery
    Bollington - James
    James Bollington
    1897 - 1916
    anemptytextlline
    James served with the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

    He was killed in action on 1 Apr 1916 and is buried in the Albert Communal Cemetery extension.
  • Arras Memorial
    Booth - Larret
    Larret Booth
    1897 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    Larret served with the York and Lancaster Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 7 May 1917 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Arras Memorial.
  • aeroplane cemetery
    Brittlebank - Andrew
    Andrew Brittlebank
    1895 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    Andrew served with the 59th Battalion, Australian Infantry.

    He was killed in action on 15 Oct 1917 at Passchendaele. He is buried in the Aeroplane Cemetery, Flanders.
  • Longuenesse Souvenir Cemetery
    Brocklehurst - Edwin
    Edwin Brocklehurst
    1873 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    Edwin served with the Royal Field Artillery.

    He was killed in action on 18 Oct 1917 and is buried in the Longuenesse Souvenir Cemetery, St Omer.
  • Etaples Military Cemetery
    Browne - Wilfred
    Wilfred Browne
    1897 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    Wilfred served with the Royal Scots Fusiliers.

    He was killed in action on 14 May 1917 and is buried in the Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais.
  • Lapugnoy Military Cemetery
    Cocker - William
    William Cocker
    1890 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    William served with the Canadian Infantry.

    He was killed in action on 12 Jul 1917 and is buried in the Lapugnoy Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais.
  • Lone Pine Memorial
    Davey - John
    John Davey
    1895 - 1915
    anemptytextlline
    John served with the Australian Infantry.

    He was killed in action on 25 Sept 1915 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial.
  • Bois Grenier Communal Cemetery
    Dutton - Charles
    Charles Dutton
    1895 - 1915
    anemptytextlline
    Charles served with the Lincolnshire Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 19 Apr 1915 and is buried in the Bois Grenier Communal Cemetery.
  • Salerno War Cemetery
    Froggatt - Albert
    Albert Froggatt
    1916 - 1943
    anemptytextlline
    Albert served with the Leicestershire Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 12 Sept 1943 in Salerno. He is buried in the Salerno War Cemetery.
  • Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
    Froggatt - Samuel
    Samuel Froggatt
    1892 - 1916
    anemptytextlline
    Samuel served with the Worcestershire Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 20 Jul 1916 and is buried in the Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.
  • Arras Memorial
    Froggatt - William
    William Froggatt
    1899 - 1918
    anemptytextlline
    William served with the Royal Army Medical Corps.

    He was killed in action on 21 Mar 1918 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Arras Memorial.
  • Cambrai Memorial
    George Whittington
    George Whittington
    1884 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    George served with the Kings Own Light Infantry.

    He was killed in action on 20 Nov 1917 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial.
  • Blargies Communal Cemetery
    Goacher - George
    George Goacher
    1857 - 1916
    anemptytextlline
    George served with the Army Service Corps.

    He died of wounds on 29 Nov 1916 and is buried in the Blargies Communal Cemetery Extension.
  • Le Touret Memorial
    Guy - Enos
    Enos Guy
    1894 - 1915
    anemptytextlline
    Enos served with the Coldstream Guards.

    He was killed in action on 25 Jan 1915 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial.
  • Tyne Cot Memorial
    Illingworth - Percy
    Percy Illingworth
    1896 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    Percy served with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

    He was killed in action on 17 Aug 1917 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
  • Montauban
    Jackson - Arthur
    Arthur Jackson
    1898 - 1916
    anemptytextlline
    Arthur served with the Labour Corps.

    He was killed in action on 14 Jul 1916 and is buried in the Quarry Cemetery, Montauban, on the Somme.
  • Colincamps
    Jackson - Joseph
    Joseph Jackson
    1886 - 1916
    anemptytextlline
    Joseph served with the Royal Liverpool (Kings) Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 15 Oct 1916 and is buried in the Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps on the Somme.
  • Mont Huon Military Cemetery
    James - Winter
    Winter James
    1892 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    Winter served with the Grenadier Guards.

    He was killed in action on 26 Jul 1917 and is buried in the Mont Huon Military Cemetery.
  • Loos Memorial
    Jenkinson - Rowland
    Rowland Jenkinson
    1894 - 1915
    anemptytextlline
    Rowland served with the Northumberland Fusiliers.

    He was killed in action on 25 Sept 1915 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Loos Memorial.
  • Thiepval Memorial
    Kay - Sam
    Sam Kay
    1882 - 1916
    anemptytextlline
    Sam served with the Leicestershire Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 14 Jul 1916 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
  • Tyne Cot Memorial
    Kitching - Hugh
    Hugh Kitching
    1893 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    Hugh served with the West Yorkshire (Prince of Wales Own) Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 9 Oct 1917 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
  • Dar es Salaam War Cemetery
    Lowe - Harold
    Harold Lowe
    1892 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    Harold served with the Royal Army Medical Corps.

    He was killed in action on 7 Sept 1917 and is buried in the Dar es Salaam War Cemetery.
  • New Irish Farm Cemetery
    Marsden - Joseph
    Joseph Marsden
    1892 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    Joseph served with the Machine Gun Corps.

    He was killed in action on 20 Jul 1917 and is buried in the New Irish Farm Cemetery in Flanders.
  • Miles - James
    James Miles
    1897 - 1916
    anemptytextlline
    James served with the Sherwood Foresters Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 16 Sept 1916 and is buried in the Fauborg d'Amiens cemetery, Arras.
  • Cologne Southern Cemetery
    Noon - Amos
    Amos Noon
    1899 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    Amos served with the Grenadier Guards.

    He died while a prisoner of war on 26 Dec 1917 and is buried in the Cologne Southern Cemetery.
  • Basra Memorial
    Ogle - David
    David Ogle
    1890 - 1916
    anemptytextlline
    David served with the King's Royal Rifle Corps.

    He died on active service on 31 May 1916 and is commemorated on the Basra Memorial.
  • Hebuterne Military Cemetery
    Outram - Reginald
    Reginald Outram
    1897 - 1916
    anemptytextlline
    Reginald served with the Royal Engineers.

    He was killed in action on 10 Oct 1916 and is buried in the Hebuterne Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais.
  • aeroplane cemetery
    Pleasance - Arthur
    Arthur Pleasance
    1894 - 1915
    anemptytextlline
    Arthur served with the East Yorkshire Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 21 Sept 1915 at Ypres and is buried in the Aeroplane Cemetery, Flanders.
  • Bonjean Military Cemetery
    Rawson - Samuel
    Samuel Rawson
    1893 - 1916
    anemptytextlline
    Samuel served with the Lincolnshire Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 23 Feb 1916 near Armentiers, and is buried in the Bonjean Military Cemetery.
  • Vermelles British Cemetery
    Shardlow - Norman
    Norman Shardlow
    1896 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    Norman served with the Sherwood Foresters Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 5 Apr 1917 and is buried in the Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais.
  • Suzanne Cemetery
    Silcock - Fred
    Fred Silcock
    1894 - 1916
    anemptytextlline
    Fred served with the Manchester Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 11 Mar 1916 and is buried in the Suzanne Communal Cemetery Extension on the Somme.
  • menin gate
    Sims - Edwin
    Edwin Sims
    1894 - 1915
    anemptytextlline
    Edwin served with the Sherwood Foresters Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 14 Dec 1915 at Ypres, and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial.
  • Cuinchy Communal Cemetery
    Smith - Granville
    Granville Smith
    1887 - 1915
    anemptytextlline
    Granville served with the Coldstream Guards.

    He was killed in action on 1 Feb 1915 and is buried in the Cuinchy Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais.
  • menin gate
    Stringfellow - Joseph
    Joseph Stringfellow
    1887 - 1916
    anemptytextlline
    Joseph served with the Sherwood Foresters Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 3 Mar 1916 at Ypres and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial.
  • Loos Memorial
    Tagg - George
    George Tagg
    1892 - 1915
    anemptytextlline
    George served with the Sherwood Foresters Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 14 Oct 1915 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Loos Memorial.
  • Tyne Cot Memorial
    Tagg - Henry
    Henry Tagg
    1894 -1917
    anemptytextlline
    Henry served with the Sherwood Foresters Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 16 Sept 1917 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
  • Bispebjerg Cemetery
    Tagg - Lancelot
    Lancelot Tagg
    1915 - 1943
    anemptytextlline
    Lancelot served with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

    He was killed in Copenhagen on 21 Apr 1943 and is buried in the Bispebjerg Cemetery.
  • Ploegsteert Memorial
    Tagg - Lancelot
    Lancelot Tagg
    1881 - 1915
    anemptytextlline
    Lancelot served with the Lincolnshire Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 9 May 1915 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial.
  • Frankfurt Trench Cemetery
    Travis - Arthur
    Arthur Travis
    1894 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    Arthur served with the Prince of Wales Own Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 17 Feb 1917 and is buried in the Frankfurt Trench Cemetery, Beaumont Homel.
  • Cambrin Military Cemetery
    Wagstaff - William
    William Wagstaff
    1889 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    William served with the Royal Garrison Artillery.

    He was killed in action on 17 Jul 1917 and is buried in the Cambrin Military Cemetery.
  • Thiepval Memorial
    Whittington - Peter
    Peter Whittington
    1892 - 1916
    anemptytextlline
    Peter served with the Sherwood Foresters Regiment.

    He was killed on 4 Jul 1916 in the battle for the Somme. He has no known grave, and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
  • Beaurains Road Cemetery
    Wilkinson - Ben
    Ben Wilkinson
    1888 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    Ben served with the Royal Field Artillery.

    He was killed in action on 11 Apr 1917, and is buried in the Beaurains Road Cemetery, Beaurains,
  • Cambrai Memorial
    Worton - Ralph
    Ralph Worton
    1897 - 1917
    anemptytextlline
    Ralph served with the South Staffordshire Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 3 Dec 1917 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial.
  • Thiepval Memorial
    Yaneske - Walter
    Walter Yaneske
    1897 - 1916
    anemptytextlline
    Walter served with the Gloucestershire Regiment.

    He was killed in action on 30 Jul 1916 and has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
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