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World War I - Veterans and Survivors

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  • Peter O'Rourke (1896 - 1982)
    Peter O'Rourke served in RAF Enlisted in Newcastle 10 October 1916 Discharged: 14 June 1919 Air Force No. 82701
  • Admiral Sir Angus E M B Cunninghame Graham of Gartmore & Ardoch KBE CB (1893 - 1981)
    Admiral Sir Angus Edward Malise Bontine Cunninghame Graham of Gartmore and Ardoch KBE CB (16 February 1893 – 14 February 1981) was a Royal Navy officer who became Flag Officer, Scotland. See f...
  • Brig. Gen. John Vaughan Campbell, VC (1876 - 1944)
    Wikipedia: English Brigadier General John Vaughan Campbell , born Oct. 31, 1876 in London, Middlesex, England, died May 21, 1944 at his home, Woodchester, Gloucestershire, England. World War I Vict...
  • Tom Franklin (1894 - 1960)
    Tom fought in World War One. He served in both the Somerset Light Infantry then the Royal Engineers. He received a medal for taking part in the war, and it is inscribed with his service number 139318. ...
  • The Great Cardini (1895 - 1973)
    Richard Valentine Pitchford was born in Britain on 24 November 1895, in the Mumbles, in Swansea. Some sources use the incorrect year of 1899. He joined the British Army during World War I, where he p...

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.