Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Remembering the fallen of World War 1

As we remember the 100th anniversary of World War 1 this week, the enormous number of casualties comes home to me as I look through the list of CLOSEs from GB and Ireland who died:

died last name first name Regiment
30 October 1914 CLOSE Frederick Gloucestershire Regiment
09 March 1915 CLOSE Evan James Welsh Regiment
14 March 1915 CLOSE Max Arthur Highland Light Infantry
18 April 1915 CLOSE John King's Own Scottish Borderers
27 April 1915 CLOSE James Northumberland Fusiliers
07 May 1915 CLOSE Robert Royal Irish Rifles
08 May 1915 CLOSE Arthur Monmouthshire Regiment
29 May 1915 CLOSE William Royal Irish Rifles
02 June 1915 CLOSE James Davison Royal Irish Rifles
15 June 1915 CLOSE Joseph Alexandra
30 July 1915 CLOSE Walter King's Royal Rifle Corps
14 October 1915 CLOSE Andrew Lee Durham Light Infantry
30 December 1915 CLOSE William Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
28 February 1916 CLOSE Andrew Border Regiment
31 March 1916 CLOSE William Princess Louise's (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders)
08 May 1916 CLOSE William Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
15 May 1916 CLOSE Charles Henry Corps of Royal Engineers
27 May 1916 CLOSE Nathan Durham Light Infantry
11 June 1916 CLOSE James Royal Irish Rifles
01 July 1916 CLOSE Leonard Border Regiment
01 July 1916 CLOSE Raymond Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)
10 July 1916 CLOSE Thomas William Alexandra
30 July 1916 CLOSE Robert Royal Scots Fusiliers
09 August 1916 CLOSE Oliver King's (Liverpool Regiment)
20 August 1916 CLOSE Dennis Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
16 September 1916 CLOSE James William Durham Light Infantry
17 September 1916 CLOSE William Henry King's Royal Rifle Corps
3 September 1916 CLOSE Harold Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)
16 October 1916 CLOSE Robert Frederick Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs)
05 November 1916 CLOSE John William Durham Light Infantry
14 November 1916 CLOSE Charles Paul Royal Dublin Fusiliers
18 November 1916 CLOSE James Border Regiment
11 December 1916 CLOSE John James Durham Light Infantry
05 January 1917 CLOSE William Royal Scots Fusiliers
10 January 1917 CLOSE-BROOKS Arthur Brooks Manchester Regiment
10 February 1917 CLOSE Robert William Gloucestershire Regiment
15 February 1917 CLOSE William South Wales Borderers
26 February 1917 CLOSE Herbert Frank Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
20 March 1917 CLOSE William Collins Northamptonshire Regiment
01 April 1917 CLOSE William James Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment)
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Samuel Northumberland Fusiliers
26 April 1917 CLOSE James Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs)
27 June 1917 CLOSE John William Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
28 July 1917 CLOSE James Corps of Royal Engineers
01 August 1917 CLOSE William John Welsh Regiment
08 August 1917 CLOSE Albert Victor Frank Northamptonshire Regiment
20 August 1917 CLOSE Frederick Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery
03 September 1917 CLOSE Joseph Edward Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery
09 September 1917 CLOSE Patrick Joseph Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery
04 October 1917 CLOSE Frank Cornelius Machine Gun Corps
04 October 1917 CLOSE Harold Alexandra
24 October 1917 CLOSE Archibald Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery
06 November 1917 CLOSE Frank King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)
09 March 1918 CLOSE Alexander Labour Corps
27 May 1918 CLOSE Robert William Mills Alexandra
29 May 1918 CLOSE David Princess Louise's (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders)
14 June 1918 CLOSE Metcalfe Royal Garrison Artillery
20 July 1918 CLOSE Wilfred George Alexandra
15 August 1918 CLOSE Henry Victor Royal Army Medical corps
23 August 1918 CLOSE Thomas John London Regiment
29 August 1918 CLOSE James Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
23 September 1918 CLOSE John Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
27 September 1918 CLOSE Barry Samuel Irish Guards
02 October 1918 CLOSE John Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
09 October 1918 CLOSE William Elflett Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
01 November 1918 CLOSE H B Royal Dublin fusiliers
07 November 1918 CLOSE George Leonard East Yorkshire Regiment
08 November 1918 CLOSE Reuben Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery
… and there were others from around the world:
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Fred Laurence
Australian Infantry
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Robert Bailey
Australian Infantry Base Depot
15-Aug-17 CLOSE James Thomas Wellington Mounted Rifles, NZEF
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Percy Melville
New Zealand Machine Gun Corps
01-Oct-18 CLOSE Arthur Canadian Infantry, Quebec Regiment
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Frank
Wellington Regiment, NZEF
15-Nov-18 CLOSE Patrick P Canadian Infantry
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Frank Henry
Canadian Infantry, Alberta Regiment

If you can add more detail to these - or add more names - I'd be pleased to hear from you. Check out CLOSE at www.one-name.org.









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