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World War I - Veterans and Survivors

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  • Joseph Tom Widdicks (1879 - 1942)
    Joseph and Annie had 10 children spread over the course of 24 years. The first child being born in 1904 and the last born in 1928. Joseph enlisted in the British army, The Buffs, Royal East Kent Regi...
  • Thomas Widdicks (1885 - 1969)
    41697 Gunner Royal Garrison Artillery
  • Frederick Widdicks (1891 - 1973)
    493621, Sergeant, London Regiment Enlistment date: 10-Sep-1914 Discharge date: 28-Feb-1919
  • Albert Edward Tromp (c.1889 - 1956)
    Bertiebetween 1920 and 1950's Bertie served in the WW1 and was wounded in France and discharged into The Territorial army in 1915. According to Estelle he was" good company,fond of cards & gambling,h...
  • William Collett Widdicks (1883 - 1975)
    Royal Engineers, Inland Waterways and Dock Companies Regimental Number W R 502127 London County Council War Service 1914-18 First Name: William Surname: Widdicks Nationality: British Info...

Veterans and Survivors of World War I

Image right - Harry Patch the last British army veteran of World War I who died aged 111 in 2009

This project is dedicated to everyone who served during World War I .. and survived. It is a global project.

veteran - noun

  1. - a person who has had long service or experience in an occupation, office, or the like: a veteran of the police force; a veteran of many sports competitions.
  2. - a person who has served in a military force, especially one who has fought in a war:

For the fallen there is another project: World War I - Casualties

See also World War I - The Last Veterans (Global)

Please link any relevant GENi profiles to this project.

If you have interesting anecdotes, information or details you would like to share here please do - you will need to join the project to do so.