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World War I - Veterans and Survivors

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  • Commander The Rt Hon Conyngham Charles Denison, Baron Londesborough, DSO (1885 - 1967)
    Conyngham Charles Denison, 7th Baron Londesborough Born on 6 April 1885. Son of Commander Hon. Conyngham Albert Denison and Evelyn Maude Webster. Married, firstly , Vera Baxendale, daughter of ...
  • Major-General Sir Charles William Gwynn KCB, CMG, DSO, FRGS (1870 - 1962)
    Major-General Sir Charles William Gwynn KCB, CMG, DSO, FRGS (4 November 1870 - 12 November 1962) was an Irish born British Army officer, geographer, explorer and author of works on military history a...
  • Col. James Ross White DSO (1875 - d.)
    2nd Lt RE 15/3/1895, Lt 15/3/0898, Captbefore WWI, Lt.Col at end Boer War 1899-1900 BEF 1914 WS/5/1046, WS/3/3000 - 16/10/1914 Commanded unit (now 59 Cdo Squadron RE) as Lt.Col Feb 1915 - May1916...
  • Capt Clive Henry Adolphus Wilson, DSO (1876 - d.)
    Wilson Clive Henry Adolphus Lieutenant WILSON, CLIVE HENRY ADOLPHUS, Lieutenant, was born in 1876 and was the third son of Arthur Wilson, of Tranby Croft. He served in the South African War, 1900 to...
  • Col Arthur Kyffin Heyland, DSO (1874 - 1949)
    Colonel Arthur Kyffin HEYLAND DSO United Services College 1882.3 - 1889.3 He was born 22 April 1874. Son of Colonel A. R. Heyland. Supply & Transport Corps. 1899. East Africa & Aden 1903 - 1904. Grea...

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.