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World War I - Veterans and Survivors

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    Two possible birth records found in Free BMD however the National Portrait Gallery gives his year of birth as 1895 and neither of these matches that: Births Mar 1884 (>99%) Mortimer Herbert Cliffo...
  • Harold Frank Bennett (1899 - 1981)
    Harold Frank Bennett (17 September 1899 – 15 September 1981) English actor best remembered for having played 'Young Mr. Grace' in the 1970s British sitcom Are You Being Served?. Born 17 Se...
  • Reginald Battersby Walthew M.C. (c.1890 - c.1958)
    1914 - 1918 war won the M.C. London Gazette, 15th October, 1918 Citation: 2nd Lt.Reginald Battersby Walthew, attd.R.„.Kent R. For conspiciouous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his pla...
  • Herbert Montrose Singer (1888 - d.)
    British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 Name: Herbert Montrose Singer Gender: Male Birth Date: abt 1888 Enlistment Age: 29 Document Year: 1917 Residence Place: 121 Sloane St, London S...
  • Stanley Southouse Cheyney (c.1894 - d.)
    from (subscription needed) First Name: Stanley Southouse Initials: S Surname: Cheyney Nationality: British Incident Details: Sickness Rank: Private Service Number: 2119 Service From D...

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.