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World War I - Veterans and Survivors

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  • John Lenox Clavering Napier (1899 - 1966)
    UK Army List 1922 First Name: J L C Surname: Napier Nationality: British Rank: Lieutenant Service: British Army Regiment: Royal Regiment Of Artillery Battalion: Royal Horse Artillery ...
  • Hon. Frederick Somerset Gough-Calthorpe (1892 - 1935)
    Captained the England cricket team on their first Test in the West Indies. Hon. Frederick Somerset Gough-Calthorpe was born on 27 May 1892.1 He was the son of Somerset Frederick Gough-Calthorpe, 8t...
  • Brigadier General Roland Charles Haig (1873 - 1953)
    British generals who received decorations for gallantry. One of these was T/Brig-Gen. Roland Charles Haig, D.S.O., Rif Bde who earned a second bar to his DSO Name: HAIG, RUPERT ALEXANDER Initials...
  • Lieut- Colonel Alfred Edward Haig (1866 - 1935)
    Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Edward Gordon Haig Lieutenant Colonel Alfred Edward Gordon Haig 1866-1935. He resided at Oak Grove House.He was educated at Winchester, Oxford and Royal Military College San...
  • William "Willie" Dod (1867 - 1954)
    After the outbreak of World War I Dod enlisted in the Royal Fusiliers and served as a private in the trenches for a brief time before successfully applying for a transfer to the Royal Navy. He spent a ...

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.