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Lieutenant-Colonel George Augustus King DSO & Bar (3 March 1885 – 12 October 1917) was a New Zealander who served in the New Zealand Military Forces during World War One. Born in Christchurch,...

2/6/2017 2/6/2017

Richard Charles Travis VC DCM MM (6 April 1884 – 25 July 1918) was a New Zealand soldier who fought during the First World War and was posthumously decorated with the Victoria Cross, the highest...

1/31/2017 1/31/2017

Guy George Egerton Wylly, VC, CB, DSO (17 February 1880 – 9 January 1962) was a senior British Indian Army officer and an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallan...

6/11/2009 1/31/2017

Percy Valentine Storkey, VC MP (1893 - 1969)

Percy Valentine Storkey, VC (9 September 1893 – 3 October 1969) was a New Zealand-born Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that c...

8/23/2011 1/31/2017

Alfred Edward Gaby, VC MP (1892 - 1918)

Alfred Edward Gaby, VC (25 January 1892 – 11 August 1918) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to Briti...

5/28/2013 1/30/2017

William Thomas Dartnell, VC MP (1885 - 1915)

William Thomas Dartnell , VC (6 April 1885 – 3 September 1915), also known as Wilbur Taylor Dartnell , was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the f...

12/16/2010 1/30/2017

Percy Herbert Cherry, VC, MC MP (1895 - 1917)

Percy Herbert Cherry, VC, MC (4 June 1895 – 27 March 1917) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" that can be awarded ...

7/21/2012 1/30/2017

Patrick Joseph Bugden, VC MP (1897 - 1917)

Patrick Joseph Bugden, VC (17 March 1897 – 28 September 1917) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to B...

9/2/2008 1/30/2017

Brigadier Arthur Seaforth Blackburn, VC, CMG, CBE, ED (25 November 1892 – 24 November 1960) was a South Australian soldier, lawyer, politician, and an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross,...

5/1/2008 1/30/2017

Charles Groves Wright Anderson, VC, MC (12 February 1897 – 11 November 1988) was a South African-born soldier, Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, a member of the Australian House of Rep...

11/1/2013 1/30/2017

Lt. Col. Harry John Laurent, VC MP (1895 - 1987)

"Henry John Laurent"

Lieutenant Colonel Harry John Laurent VC (15 April 1895 – 9 December 1987) was a New Zealand soldier who served with the New Zealand Military Forces during the First and Second World Wars. He wa...

6/18/2012 1/30/2017

Donald Forrester Brown, VC (23 February 1890 – 1 October 1916) was a New Zealand soldier of the First World War who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry i...

1/29/2017 1/29/2017

Brigadier Leslie Wilton Andrew, VC, DSO (23 March 1897 – 8 January 1969) was a senior officer in the New Zealand Military Forces and a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award of the B...

1/29/2017 1/29/2017

Capt. Samuel Frickleton, VC MP (1891 - 1971)

Samuel Frickleton, VC (1 April 1891 – 6 August 1971) was a soldier in the New Zealand Military Forces who served with the New Zealand Military Forces during the First World War. He was awarded t...

8/25/2015 1/29/2017

Henry James Nicholas, VC, MM MP (1891 - 1918)

Henry James Nicholas VC MM (11 June 1891 – 23 October 1918) was a New Zealand recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that ...

1/28/2017 1/28/2017

Cyril Royston Guyton Bassett (3 January 1892 – 2 January 1983) was a New Zealander recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy ...

7/4/2010 1/28/2017

Percy Clyde Statton, VC, MM MP (1890 - 1959)

Percy Clyde Statton, VC, MM (21 October 1890 – 5 December 1959) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" that can be awa...

9/8/2009 1/28/2017

Ernest Albert Corey, MM & Three Bars (20 December 1891 – 25 August 1972) was a distinguished Australian soldier who served as a stretcher bearer during the First World War. He enlisted in the Au...

1/26/2017 1/28/2017

Hugo Vivian Hope Throssell, VC (26 October 1884 – 19 November 1933) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarde...

6/12/2016 1/27/2017

Thomas Leslie Axford, VC, MM MP (1894 - 1983)

"Also Known As Jack Axford"

Thomas Leslie "Jack" Axford, VC, MM (18 June 1894 – 11 October 1983) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy awarded to Britis...

1/27/2017 1/27/2017

George Julian Howell, VC, MM MP (1893 - 1964)

George Julian "Snowy" Howell , VC, MM (19 November 1893 – 23 December 1964) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" tha...

1/27/2017 1/27/2017

Bernard Sidney Gordon , VC, MM (16 August 1891 – 19 October 1963) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross during the First World War, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the...

1/27/2017 1/27/2017

James Thomas Byford McCudden , VC, DSO & Bar, MC & Bar, MM (28 March 1895 – 9 July 1918) was an English flying ace of the First World War and among the most highly decorated airmen in British mi...

1/26/2017 1/26/2017

William Harold "Bill" Coltman , VC, DCM & Bar, MM & Bar (17 November 1891 – 29 June 1974) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest award for gallantry in the face of the ...

1/26/2017 1/26/2017

Major-General Sir Sanford John Palairet Scobell, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO (26 September 1879 – 2 March 1955), known by his middle name John, was a senior officer in the British Army. Son of Sanford...

6/16/2008 1/10/2017

General Sir Bindon Blood, GCB, GCVO (7 November 1842 – 16 May 1940) was a British Army commander who served in Egypt, Afghanistan, India and Southern Africa. Dedication Winston Churchill, ...

10/5/2010 1/2/2017

British Assistant Under-Secretary of War 1914 - 1926 Wikipedia "He joined the War Office in 1886. From 1890 to 1891 he was Acting Assistant Private Secretary to Edward Stanhope, Secretary of Stat...

3/6/2014 12/14/2016

General Sir Thomas Astley Cubitt, KCB, CMG, DSO (9 April 1871 – 19 May 1939) was a British Army officer of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, who commanded a division in the Firs...

3/6/2014 12/14/2016

Brigadier Lewis Pugh Evans VC, CB, CMG, DSO & Bar, DL (3 January 1881 – 30 November 1962) was a Welsh recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in t...

10/3/2009 11/22/2016

Lieutenant-Colonel Donald Dickson Farmer VC MSM (28 May 1877 – 23 December 1956) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the fac...

1/26/2016 11/22/2016

Thomas Horatio Arthur Ernest Cochrane, 1st Baron Cochrane of Cults was born on April 2, 1857 the son of Thomas Barnes Cochrane, 11th Earl of Dundonald and Louisa Harriet, Countess of Dundonald. Famil...

9/26/2010 10/30/2016

Martin Doyle Company sergeant-major in the 1st Battalion, The Royal Munster Fusiliers, 16th (Irish) Division Martin Doyle VC, MM (25 October 1891 – 20 November 1940) was a British Army soldier...

1/21/2015 10/26/2016

Brigadier-General Sir George William Hacket Pain KBE CB (5 February 1855 – 14 February 1924) was a British Army officer and Royal Irish Constabulary commissioner. He played a key part in setti...

12/4/2009 10/26/2016

Joseph T. McNarney MP (1893 - 1972)

Joseph Taggart McNarney (August 28, 1893 – February 1, 1972) was a United States Army Air Forces (and later Air Force) general officer who served as Military Governor of occupied Germany. Bi...

10/15/2016 10/15/2016

Lt.-Col. Arthur Richard Rawlinson, OBE MP (1894 - 1984)

"Dick"

OBE - 1919 Birthday Honours - For valuable services rendered in connection with the War - Lt. Arthur Richard Rawlinson , York and Lancaster Regiment Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Richard "Dick" Rawlinson...

2/13/2009 9/24/2016

Brigadier-General Archibald Stirling DL, of Keir and Cawdor (1867 – 18 February 1931) was an officer of the British Army who also served as a Member of Parliament. Joined the Scots Guards in...

1/3/2010 9/24/2016

Rear-Admiral Hubert Edward Dannreuther , DSO (12 December 1880 – 12 August 1977) was a British admiral and one of six survivors of the sinking of HMS Invincible during the battle of Jutland. ...

5/7/2010 9/22/2016

Barnwell Rhett Legge (July 9, 1891 – June 7, 1949) was a highly decorated U.S. Army officer, who reached the rank of Brigadier General. He is most noted as a Military Attaché to Switzer...

9/19/2016 9/19/2016

Hussein BIN ALI (1853 - 1931)

12/6/2007 8/3/2016

ADMIRAL WILLIAM HARRISON STANDLEY, USN (1872-1963) Admiral William Harrison Standley is the son of Jeremiah M. Standley and his wife, Sarah Charity Clay. He was born at Ukiah in Mendocino County, Cal...

7/4/2010 7/4/2016

Admiral Joseph Strauss (1861 - 1948)

See: ) Admiral Joseph Strauss (16 November 1861 – 30 December 1948) was an officer of the United States Navy, who served in World War I, and later commanded the Asiatic Fleet.

2/4/2010 7/3/2016

F. Burrall Hoffman (1882 - 1980)

Francis Burrall Hoffman (March 6, 1882 – November 27, 1980) was an American-born architect, best known for his work with James Deering’s Villa Vizcaya in Miami, Florida. Biography F...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Deming Bronson (1894 - 1957)

Deming Bronson (July 8, 1894 – May 29, 1957) was a United States Army officer who received the United States military's highest award, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in World War I. Bro...

6/27/2016 6/27/2016

Lieutenant General Sir Hugh Jamieson Elles KCB KCMG KCVO DSO (27 May 1880 – 11 July 1945) was a British General and the first commander of the newly formed Tank Corps in the First World War. ...

6/10/2016 6/10/2016

Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk MP (1850 - 1937)

See Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (Czech: [ˈtomaːʃ ˈɡarɪk ˈmasarɪk]), sometimes called Thomas Masaryk in English (7 March 1850 – ...

4/6/2010 6/8/2016

Lt. Henry Webber (1849 - 1916)

Lieutenant Henry Webber, J. P., South Lancashire Regiment (1849 - 1916), was a British barrister and soldier - the oldest recorded soldier to have been killed during the First World War. He had worked ...

6/3/2016 6/3/2016

Rear-Admiral Sir Christopher "Kit" George Francis Maurice Cradock KCVO CB SGM (2 July 1862 – 1 November 1914) was a British officer of the Royal Navy. He earned a reputation for great gallantr...

8/6/2013 5/30/2016

Edward James Lumsdaine (1882 - 1916)

LUMSDAINE, EDWARD Rank: Corporal Service No: 48 Date of Death: 28/08/1916 Age: 34 Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery Grave Reference: I. 388. Cemetery: SWANSEA (DANYGRAIG) CEMETERY Additional...

9/4/2008 4/20/2016

David McKelvey Peterson (1894 - 1919)

Major David McKelvey Peterson was a 1915 Lehigh University graduate who was a World War I flying ace with 6 aerial victories, one earned in the Lafayette Escadrille and five officially credited while...

4/13/2016 4/13/2016

Albert Gill, VC MP (1879 - 1916)

Sergeant Albert Gill VC Born 8 September 1879 Died 27 July 1916 - Killed in action WW1, Delville Wood, France Albert Gill was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross. Sergeant in the 1st...

4/9/2016 4/9/2016

Work in Progress CJB References, Sources and Further Reading Find a Grave - Loftus William Jones

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Leyton, England, he served as a Seaman 1st Class in the British Royal Navy. During the Battle of Jutland, Denmark, on May 31, 1916, 1st Class Cornwell was ...

1/16/2016 3/31/2016

HARVEY, FRANCIS JOHN WILLIAM Rank: Major Date of Death: 31/05/1916 Age: 43 Regiment/Service: Royal Marine Light Infantry H.M.S. "Lion." Awards: V C Panel Reference: 18. Memorial: CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORI...

6/22/2015 3/31/2016

Major James Archibald Morrison DSO (18 September 1873 – 27 October 1934) British Conservative Party politician. Son of Alfred Morrison, of Fonthill House. Rower and expert shot Second li...

1/11/2011 3/19/2016

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6/3/2011 2/12/2016

Air Chief Marshal Sir William Geoffrey Hanson Salmond KCB, KCMG, DSO (19 August 1878 - 27 April 1933), commonly known as Sir Geoffrey Salmond, was a senior commander in the Royal Flying Corps during Wo...

3/9/2013 2/12/2016

Rear Admiral Jehu Valentine Chase (January 10, 1869 - May 24, 1937) was a career navy officer, who is most remembered for his leadership of USS Minnesota during World War I.

2/8/2016 2/8/2016

Willis Winter Bradley Jr. (June 28, 1884 – August 27, 1954) was a Naval officer, a recipient of the Medal of Honor and a U.S. Representative from California. Born in Ransomville, New York, B...

8/5/2015 1/13/2016

Brigadier General Henry D. Styer (1862–1944) led U.S. troops in Siberia at end of World War I.

1/9/2016 1/9/2016

The London Gazette 7th March 1950 The KING has been pleased to grant unrestricted permission for the wearing of the following decorations which have been conferred on the undermentioned personnel i...

3/2/2011 1/7/2016

CLAY, CHARLES PERCY PARKER Rank: Sergeant Service No: L/9157 Date of Death: 09/05/1915 Age: 29 Regiment/Service: Royal Sussex Regiment 2nd Bn. Awards: D C M, Mentioned in Despatches Pan...

1/1/2016 1/1/2016

Colonel William Graydon Carter, CMG (c.1857 - 1938)

"Greton"

India, Select Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947 Name: William Graydon Carter Gender: Male Birth Date: 23 Jul 1857 Baptism Date: 3 Jan 1858 Baptism Age: 0 Baptism Place: Mussoorie, Bengal, In...

12/26/2015 12/26/2015

Field Marshal William Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside usually went by his middle name of Edmund. He was educated at Tonbridge School, Tonbridge, Kent, England. He gained the rank of Boer Wa...

10/18/2010 12/19/2015

Field Marshal Sir John Greer Dill GCB, CMG, DSO (25 December 1881 – 4 November 1944) was a senior British Army officer with service in both the First World War and the Second World War. From...

12/19/2015 12/19/2015

Major General Sir John Humphrey "Tavish" Davidson KCMG, CB, DSO (24 July 1876 – 11 December 1954) Battles/wars Second Boer War Battle of Talana Hill Battle of Ladysmith Fi...

12/18/2015 12/18/2015

Birth: Nov. 2, 1874 Slate Spring Calhoun County Mississippi, USA Death: Oct. 13, 1951 District Of Columbia, USA Military figure, he is best remembered as a mentor for a number of upco...

7/20/2008 12/17/2015

William Luther Sibert (October 12, 1860 – October 16, 1935) was a United States Army Major General.

12/17/2015 12/17/2015

Gen. Emile Adolphe Taufflieb (1857 - 1938)

"Marie", "Émile"

Marie Emile Adolphe Taufflieb (1857-1938) was a French general of the First World War and Senator of Bas-Rhin.

12/4/2013 12/16/2015

Major-General Sir Edward Louis Spears, 1st Baronet, KBE CB MC (7 August 1886 – 27 January 1974) was a British Army officer and Member of Parliament noted for his role as a liaison officer betw...

2/1/2013 12/16/2015

Mary Borden (1886 - 1968)

"May"

Mary Borden (1886–1968) was an early 20th-century, Anglo-American novelist. Life Mary Borden - known as May by her friends and family - was born into a wealthy Chicago family. She attended...

2/1/2013 12/16/2015

Edith Newbold Wharton MP (1862 - 1937)

Edith Wharton (born Edith Newbold Jones, January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937; English pronunciation: / ˈiːdɪθ ˈwɔːrtən/), was a Pulitzer ...

7/16/2011 12/16/2015

Edith Cavell, Spy and Martyr MP (1865 - 1915)

Edith Louisa Cavell; 4 December 1865 – 12 October 1915) was a British nurse and patriot. She is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from all sides without distinction and in helping some...

6/20/2010 12/16/2015

Julia Catlin, Légion d'honneur (1864 - 1947)

"DePew", "Taufflieb"

Julia Hunt Catlin Park DePew Taufflieb was the first American woman to be awarded the Croix de Guerre and Legion d'honneur by France in 1917 for turning her Chateau d'Annel into a 300-bed hospital du...

1/14/2011 12/16/2015

George C. Butte (1877 - 1940)

George Charles Butte (May 9, 1877 – January 18, 1940) was a jurist, educator, and Republican politician from the U.S. state of Texas, who was his party's gubernatorial nominee in 1924 against ...

12/14/2015 12/14/2015

John Cargill, MM (c.1893 - 1980)

"Leading Seaman 'Jock' Cargill"

John Cargill was a quartermaster on the Carpathia, which helped in the rescue of many passengers. He and the rest of the crew received a medal for their part in the rescue. It became known as the Titan...

12/14/2015 12/14/2015

William Veazie Pratt (28 February 1869 – 25 November 1957) was an admiral in the United States Navy. He served as the President of the Naval War College and as the Chief of Naval Operations. ...

1/20/2010 12/11/2015

Adm. Jerauld Wright (USN) MP (1898 - 1995)

Jerauld Wright was born in 1898, and graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1918. He was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to China May 3, 1963. He served in that position from...

12/5/2015 12/5/2015

. Edwin Alexander Anderson, Jr. (July 16, 1860 – September 23, 1933) was a United States Navy officer who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the 1914 American intervention at Verac...

5/2/2015 11/23/2015

Henry Varnum Poor MP (1887 - 1970)

Henry Varnum Poor From Wikipedia Henry Varnum Poor (September 30, 1887 – December 8, 1970) was an American architect, painter, sculptor, muralist, and potter. He was a grandnephew of the Hen...

9/21/2011 11/14/2015

Major-General Sir Oliver Stewart Wood Nugent KCB DSO (9 November 1860–1929) British Army officer known for his command of the 36th (Ulster) Division during the First World War and particular...

10/19/2015 10/19/2015

Ivor Charles Spencer - Churchill @ find a grave

7/31/2008 9/27/2015

Randolph Carter Berkeley (January 9, 1875 – January 31, 1960) was a United States Marine Corps major general who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the United States occupation...

9/26/2015 9/26/2015

First Name: Roger Henry Charles Surname: Fetherstonhaugh-Frampton Information: Promoted from the Lieutenant List. More Information: Shown on the Executive Officers Retired List 1967 Rank: Comma...

5/15/2015 9/12/2015

General Sir James Handyside Marshall-Cornwall KCB, CBE, DSO, MC (27 May 1887 – 1985) was a British Army officer and linguist. Born in India, only son of James Cornwall, the Postmaster General ...

12/1/2009 9/3/2015

Source - (subscription needed) First Name: Ernest Kindersley Surname: Loring Nationality: British Rank: Captain Gallantry Awards : Companion of the Order of the Bath Gazett...

1/29/2015 8/24/2015

Joel Thompson Boone (August 2, 1889 – April 2, 1974) was a United States Navy officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War I. In addition to the Medal of Honor, B...

8/22/2015 8/22/2015

Francis Peabody Magoun, Jr. MC (January 6, 1895 – June 5, 1979) was one of the seminal figures in the study of medieval and English literature in the 20th century, a scholar of subjects as var...

8/19/2015 8/19/2015

Brigadier Sir John George Smyth, 1st Baronet, VC, MC, PC (25 October 1893 – 26 April 1983), often known as Jackie Smyth, was a British Indian Army officer and a Conservative Member of Parliament...

8/16/2015 8/16/2015

Andrew Davis Bruce (September 14, 1894 – July 28, 1969) was an American academic and soldier who served as the third president of the University of Houston. He retired from the United States A...

8/15/2015 8/15/2015

Earle Davis Gregory (1897 - 1972)

Earle Davis Gregory (October 18, 1897—January 6, 1972) was a World War I Medal of Honor recipient for his heroic actions in 1918 during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in France. Medal of Honor ...

6/17/2015 6/17/2015

Walter Campbell Short (March 30, 1880 – March 9, 1949) was a lieutenant general in the United States Army and the U.S. military commander responsible for the defense of U.S. military install...

6/14/2015 6/14/2015

Arlie Pond (1873 - 1930)

Dr. Erasmus Arlington "Arlie" Pond (January 19, 1873 – September 19, 1930) was an American major league baseball pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles from 1895-1898, as well as a doctor in the Un...

6/11/2015 6/11/2015

Hiram Iddings Bearss (April 13, 1875 – August 28, 1938) was an officer of the United States Marine Corps who received the Medal of Honor for heroism during the Philippine-American War and the ...

6/9/2015 6/9/2015

Norman Prince (1887 - 1916)

Norman Prince (1887-1916) was a leading founder of France's Lafayette Escadrille with William Thaw II, Elliott C. Cowdin, Frazier Curtis, and Greeley S. Curtis, Jr. Biography[edit] He was born in 1...

5/17/2015 5/17/2015

Major General Stuart Heintzelman (19 November 1876 – 6 July 1935) was an American soldier. He was a grandson of Civil War general Samuel P. Heintzelman He was commissioned as a Second Lieu...

5/16/2015 5/16/2015

Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt MP (1894 - 1979)

Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt (April 9, 1894 – October 13, 1979), the fifth child of US President Theodore Roosevelt was a distinguished US Army officer and commander of U.S. forces in both Worl...

3/25/2007 5/15/2015

James H. Perkins (1876 - 1940)

James Handasyd Perkins (January 11, 1876 – July 12, 1940) was a chairman of National City Bank. Biography Perkins was born in Milton, Massachusetts on January 11, 1876 to Edward Cranch P...

11/18/2010 5/11/2015

Frank O. Hunter began his military career as a World War I flying ace, being credited by the United States Army Air Service with downing nine enemy aircraft. Hunter became an advocate of fighter airc...

5/10/2015 5/10/2015

Brig. General Harold Huston George (1892 - 1942)

""Pursuit" George"

Harold Huston George (14 September 1892 – 29 April 1942) was a general officer in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. He began his military career before World War I when he...

5/3/2015 5/3/2015

William Holland Wilmer (1863 - 1936)

WILLIAM H. WILMER was considered among the preeminent ophthalmologists of his day, treating presidents, Supreme Court justices, and senators. After lending his skills in medicine, teaching, and organiz...

8/21/2014 5/1/2015