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Ralph Alger Bagnold, FRS OBE MP (1896 - 1990)

Brigadier Ralph Alger Bagnold, FRS OBE, (3 April 1896 – 28 May 1990) was the founder and first commander of the British Army's Long Range Desert Group during World War II. He is also generally consid...

7/7/2012 6/10/2017

Sgt. Herbert Southard Hall MP (1917 - 1943)

Lost in the crash of B-26B # 41-17963. Served with the 443rd BS, 320th Bomb Group. Served in the US Army Air Forces during World War II B-26B 41-17963 collided with B-26 of 44th BS, St. Cloud, Algeria.

4/29/2017 4/29/2017

Glenn R. Johnson MP (1918 - 2013)

Glenn was a proud veteran of WWII. He was inducted into the Army in July of 1941 and did not return home until July 14, 1945. He served as a Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic with the 65th Armored Field Artille...

4/3/2017 4/3/2017

Percy Hobart Major-General Sir Percy Cleghorn Stanley Hobart KBE CB DSO MC (14 June 1885–19 February 1957), also known as "Hobo", was a British military engineer, noted for his command of the 79th Ar...

12/5/2010 3/2/2017

Leslie John Sciascia MP (1919 - 1942)

SCIASCIA, LESLIE JOHN Rank: Private Service No: 7739 Date of Death: 05/07/1942 Age: 24 Regiment/Service: New Zealand Machine Gun Battalion 27th Grave Reference: I. C. 2. Cemetery: EL AL...

5/26/2013 2/25/2017

MAHUIKA, MICHAEL Rank: Private Service No: 62600 Date of Death:18/08/1942 Age: 23 Regiment/Service: New Zealand Infantry 28th (Maori) Bn. Grave Reference: 2. G. 11. Cemetery: FAYID WAR ...

11/17/2013 2/25/2017

Thomas Pomare MP (1917 - 1942)

POMARE, THOMAS Rank: Private Service No: 25985 Date of Death: 05/07/1942 Age: 24 Regiment/Service: New Zealand Infantry 28th (Maori) Bn. Grave Reference: Coll. grave VIII. J. 1-3. Cemet...

9/10/2016 2/25/2017

CHESTERMAN, EARLE RICHARD Rank: Major Service No:11805 Date of Death: 05/07/1942 Age: 27 Regiment/Service: New Zealand Infantry 28th (Maori) Bn. Awards: Mentioned in Despatches Grave Re...

4/20/2016 2/25/2017

Lt. Col. Eruera Te Whiti O Rongomai Love MP (1904 - 1942)

"Edward O Rongomai Love"

LOVE, EDWARD TE WHITI Rank: Lieutenant Colonel Service No: 6133 Date of Death:12/07/1942 Regiment/Service: New Zealand Infantry Cdg. 28th (Maori) Bn. Awards: Mentioned in Despatches Grave...

2/25/2017 2/25/2017

Frederick Henry Stone MP (1914 - 1996)

1/23/2010 2/19/2017

Dr. Anderson Drew Ferguson, Jr. age 92, of West Point, GA, died Sunday, May 23, 2004. at Lanier Memorial Hospital. He was born November 20, 1911 in West Point, GA and was a member of West Point Presbyt...

1/26/2017 1/26/2017

Major Richard N. Jenson MP (1916 - 1943)

Aide-de-camp to General George S. Patton. He was killed along with two others in an air raid four miles east of El Guettar. The attack narrowly missed General Omar N. Bradley. He was originally bur...

12/3/2016 12/3/2016

Lieutenant Colonel Paddy Mayne, DSO & Three Bars MP (1915 - 1955)

"Paddy Mayne"

One of the principal members of the early SAS, he led the Special Raiding Service and was awarded the DSO four times, controversially missing out on a Victoria Cross. He is named after his mother's c...

9/24/2016 12/1/2016

Lieutenant Jock Lewes MP (1913 - 1941)

Lieutenant John Steel (Jock) Lewes (21 December 1913 – 31 December 1941) was a British Army officer prominent during World War II. He invented an explosive device, the eponymous Lewes bomb, and was t...

12/1/2016 12/1/2016

Evelyn Waugh MP (1903 - 1966)

a short summary from Wikipedia: Evelyn Waugh Born: 28 October 1903 London, England Died: 10 April 1966 (aged 62) Combe Florey, Somerset, England Occupation: Writer Nationality: British ...

11/27/2008 12/1/2016

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Colonel Sir Archibald David Stirling, DSO, OBE (15 November 1915 – 4 November 1990) was a Scottish laird, mountaineer, World War II British Army officer, and the foun...

1/16/2013 12/1/2016

Cyril John Clifford MP (deceased)

Cyril John Clifford, my Father, was born in Llaneshen, near Cardiff, in Feb 1910. His father, David George Clifford was a former soldier in the South Wales Borderers and served in the Boer War. He was ...

1/5/2012 11/25/2016

Lt. Peter Joseph Stilwell MP (1922 - 1943)


2/18/2016 11/20/2016

Maj.-Gen. Francois Henry Theron, CB CBE MP (1891 - 1967)

"Frank", "François", "Henri"

Military Service: 10/1914 Drafted, Enslin's Horse. 1933 Lt.Col., commander of Military College, Voortrekkerhoogte. 1937-39 Quartermaster-General of Union Defence Force. 1940 Adjutant-General ...

10/13/2016 10/13/2016

Brig. Johann Bosman Kriegler, CBE MP (1898 - 1983)

"Johan", "Jock"

1941-1942 Commanding Officer 5th South African Brigade, North Africa. 1942-03-10-1942-03-31 Commanding Officer 1st South African Brigade, North Africa.

2/28/2013 10/13/2016

Tribute to late Brigadier C. E. Borain, DSO, MC, VD, ED . South Africa lost one of her most distinguished soldiers when Brig Clifford Ernest Borain, DSO, MC, VD, ED, died at Potchefstroom on 21st Jul...

10/13/2016 10/13/2016

Lt.-Gen. George Edwin Brink, CB CBE DSO MP (1889 - 1971)

"Uncle George"

Lieutenant-General George Edwin Brink CB CBE DSO (27 September 1889- 30 April 1971[1]) was a South African military commander. Early life Lt.-Gen. Brink was born at Jagersfontein, Orange Free State...

8/31/2012 10/13/2016

Brig. Eric Ponsonby Hartshorn, DSO DCM VD MP (c.1894 - 1975)


Brig. E.P. Hartshorn lost an arm in a war before WWII, but still served: 1940-06-12–1941-07-16 Commanding Officer 1st Transvaal Scottish. 1942-07-03–1943-01-18 Commanding Officer 1st South African Brig...

10/12/2016 10/13/2016

Maj.-Gen. Isaac Pierre de Villiers, CB MC MP (1891 - 1967)


Major-General Isaac Pierre de Villiers CB MC (1891–1967) was a South African military commander and police official. Originally an attorney by profession, he served in the Royal Field Artillery durin...

12/19/2015 10/13/2016

Maj.Gen. William Henry Evered Poole, CB CBE DSO LOM MP (1902 - 1969)

"Deputy Chief", "Commandant", "Commander", "diplomat."

He was appointed GSO1 of 1st SA Division, with the rank of colonel, on its formation in August 1940 , but when the 2nd SA Division was formed he became its GSO1 on 1 October 1940 . In April 1941, he ...

10/12/2016 10/12/2016

Barend Carolus Van Tubbergh MP (1908 - 1992)


WWII Pvt. Barend Carolus "Ben" van Tubbergh, service number #254076. Captured at Tobruk 20/6/1942. POW: Camp PG75 Torre Tresca, Bari, Italy. Camp PG54 Fara Sabina, Italy. Camp PG110 Carbonia, Sardini...

5/13/2014 10/6/2016

Lieutenant-Colonel Guy Edmund L'Estrange (1888-1975). South African Military Forces, service number 1454. Distinguished Service Order awarded (Repatriated PoWs: SA forces, Tobruk). Railhead Force, Nort...

7/22/2016 10/3/2016

Alfred James Magee MP (1908 - 1942)

Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Oct 1 2016, 4:31:45 UTC Source: [ ]

9/30/2016 9/30/2016

Sir Richard Blackburn OBE MP (1918 - 1987)

Sir Richard Arthur Blackburn OBE (26 July 1918 – 1 October 1987) was an Australian judge, prominent legal academic and military officer. He became a judge of three courts in Australia, and eventually...

5/1/2008 9/17/2016

9/16/2016 9/16/2016

Harry Delamere B. Dansey MP (1920 - 1979)

‘The divided heart’, written in 1970, perhaps best sum up his ideal for racial harmony: We would not choose to tell apart The things we love by race or clime For they are one within the heart; ...

2/26/2010 9/14/2016

Rev. Keith Elliott, VC MP (1916 - 1989)

Keith Elliott VC (25 April 1916 – 7 October 1989) was a New Zealand soldier who served with the New Zealand Military Forces during the Second World War. He was awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest a...

9/20/2013 9/14/2016

Marukohu Wharerau MP (1912 - 1941)

WHARERAU, MARU Rank: Private Service No: 39511 Date of Death: 15/12/1941 Age: 29 Regiment/Service: New Zealand Infantry 28th (Maori) Bn. Grave Reference: 6. C. 14. Cemetery: KNIGHTSBRID...

11/22/2009 9/10/2016

Hira Pera Pokaihau Rogers MP (1909 - 1941)

POKAIHAU, HIRA PERA Rank: Private Service No: 62761 Date of Death: 16/12/1941 Regiment/Service: New Zealand Infantry 28th (Maori) Bn. Grave Reference: 6. C. 8. Cemetery: KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR...

3/24/2011 9/10/2016

Frederick George Charls Hitzeroth MP (1920 - 2006)


Frederick George Charls Hitzeroth fought in World War II. His Service No. was 134025, with the Rank of SPR. He was posted for service on 17 September 1940, in the Full-Time Volunteer Forces, serving in...

9/27/2014 9/8/2016

Richard William Quinton, MC MP (1916 - 1970)


Richard William Quinton's gravestone . Source : ==== Richard William Quinton's Second World War medals were auctioned off in 2014 by DNW; the following is taken from the lot order : Ric...

8/25/2016 8/25/2016

General John W. Vessey Jr. MP (1922 - 2016)

. John W. Vessey Jr., Who Was Chairman of Joint Chiefs, Dies at 94 Gen. John W. Vessey Jr., a soldier’s soldier who lied about his age to enlist in the service, won his commission on a battlefield in...

8/19/2016 8/20/2016

Col. DeRosey Carroll Cabell, II MP (1893 - 1966)


The son of Major General Derosey Carroll Cabell, Sr and Martha Otis, he graduated from the US Military Academy, West Point, Class of 1916. He married Edith Morgan, daughter of Colonel George Horace M...

7/6/2008 6/17/2016

Sir Stephen Hastings MC MP (1921 - 2005)

Sir Stephen Lewis Edmonstone Hastings, MC, (4 May 1921, Knightsbridge, London – 10 January 2005, Wansford, Cambridgeshire) was a soldier, MI6 operative, Master of Foxhounds, author and British Cons...

8/6/2011 6/12/2016

Gianni Agnelli MP (1921 - 2003)

"Gianni", "Giovanni Agnelli Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI"

better known as Gianni Agnelli, was an Italian industrialist and principal shareholder of Fiat. As the head of Fiat, he controlled 4.4% of Italy's GDP, 3.1% of its industrial workforce, and 16.5% of it...

1/24/2008 6/5/2016

John Fitch MP (1917 - 2012)

) John Cooper Fitch (August 4, 1917 in Indianapolis, Indiana – October 31, 2012) was an American racing driver and inventor. He was the first American to race automobiles successfully in Europe in th...

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

William A. Luetkemeyer MP (1920 - 2010)

William A. "Bill" Luetkemeyer, age 90, of St. Elizabeth, passed away Friday, April 16, 2010, at his home. He was born in Tuscumbia on March 9, 1920, son of the late William J. and Emma Elizabeth (Schwi...

3/3/2016 3/3/2016

In 1940, Walter purchased an airplane and learned how to fly. He enlisted in the RAF and fought in the Battle of Britain. In the first ten days of the North Africa Campaign, he flew forty missions befo...

9/16/2014 2/17/2016

Major General Robert "Roy" Elliott Urquhart, CB, DSO (28 November 1901 – 13 December 1988) was a British military officer. He became prominent for his role commanding the British 1st Airborne Divisio...

11/14/2013 1/29/2016

Air Marshal Sir Thomas Walker Elmhirst KBE, CB, AFC, DL (15 December 1895 – 6 November 1982) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force in the first half of the 20th century and the first commande...

3/14/2010 1/17/2016

Capt. Maurice L. Britt, Medal of Honor MP (1919 - 1995)

"Lee", "Maurice", "Morris"

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to BRITT, MAURICE L. Rank and organization: Captain (then Lieutenant), U.S. Army, ...

11/7/2011 1/13/2016

Kermit K. Beahan (August 9, 1918 – March 10, 1989) was a career officer in the United States Air Force and its predecessor United States Army Air Forces during World War II. He was the bombardier o...

1/10/2016 1/10/2016

General Sir Neil Methuen Ritchie GBE KCB DSO MC KStJ (29 July 1897 – 11 December 1983) was a senior British army officer during the Second World War.

12/19/2015 12/19/2015

General Sir John Whiteley GBE KCB MC MP (1896 - 1970)

"Jock Whiteley"

) General Sir John Francis Martin Whiteley GBE KCB MC (7 June 1896 – 20 May 1970) was Deputy Chief of the Imperial General Staff. A career British Army officer, Whiteley was commissioned in 1915 into...

12/19/2015 12/19/2015

Engagement Notice An engagement of New Zealand interest, announced a few days ago, is that between Robin Quentin Featherston Johnston, the Durham Light Infrantry, eldest son of Mr. Harold Johnston, K...

2/17/2015 12/13/2015

Roy Nicolas Courlander MP (1914 - 1979)

Roy Courlander Wikipedia Courlander,Roy Nicolas-Biography-Te Ara

11/18/2015 11/18/2015

George W. Grisamer MP (1917 - 1942)

12/22/2014 10/1/2015

Willem Andries de Beer MP (c.1882 - c.1965)

A True hero and decorated soldier who lied about his advanced age and ended up fighting in both WWI and WWII. Serving in North Africa and in Europe, he was captured and declared missing in action, pres...

9/1/2015 9/1/2015

Norman Daniel "Dutch" Cota, Sr. (May 30, 1893 – October 4, 1971) was a United States Army general during World War II. Cota was heavily involved in the planning and execution of the invasion of France,...

9/29/2010 8/17/2015

Dr. Charleton Royal Schwartz, MD MP (1910 - 2007)

""Chuck" "Dr. Schwartz""

* * * Dr. Charleton Royal Schwartz, MD was selected to serve in the US Army 59th Evacuation Unit. He spent three years service in the North African Campaign, the Invasion of Sicily, the Italian Peninsu...

8/19/2014 7/24/2015

Captain James Tuhiwai MP (1910 - 1942)

TUHIWAI, JAMES Rank: Captain Service No: 6138 Date of Death: 28/06/1942 Age: 32 Regiment/Service: New Zealand Infantry 28th (Maori) Bn. Awards: Mentioned in Despatches Grave Reference: ...

5/21/2011 7/12/2015

Francis William Billado (March 3, 1907—September 13, 1966 ) was a Vermont Attorney and military officer who served as Adjutant General of the Vermont National Guard. Early life Francis W. Billado...

6/9/2015 6/9/2015

Colonel Alden Partridge Colvocoresses (1918-March 27, 2007), USA (Ret.), developed in 1973 - 1979 the Space-oblique Mercator projection with John Parr Snyder and John L. Junkins. Colvocoresses was th...

4/5/2012 6/9/2015

William Congdon MP (1912 - 1998)

William Grosvenor Congdon (April 15, 1912, Providence, Rhode Island – April 15, 1998, Milan, Italy) was an American painter who gained notoriety as an artist in New York City in the 1940s, but lived ...

5/20/2015 5/20/2015

Gordon Raymond Coleman MP (1918 - 2011)

11/29/2009 5/19/2015

Quentin Roosevelt II MP (1919 - 1948)

Quentin Roosevelt II (November 4, 1919 – December 21, 1948) was the fourth child and youngest son of Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt III and Eleanor Butler Alexander. He was the namesake of his uncle Quen...

3/25/2007 5/17/2015

Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt, Jr. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt, Jr. (February 18, 1918 – May 31, 1990), the first child of Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt and grands...

4/27/2009 5/17/2015

Henry A. C. Cousens MP (1912 - d.)

Born 2 May 1912 (Registration in District of Kingston, Surrey, UK) and christened Henry A.C. Cousens. Twin to Gordon B.F. Cousens (Bryce). 1920 Placed in boarding school in England with his twin brot...

4/4/2008 5/16/2015

Julian Keith Cotterill, Pte MP (1918 - 1943)

Jullian served in the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF) during WW2, with the 30 Infantry Battalion. He was killed in North Africa.

6/20/2013 5/14/2015

LBJ's attorney general Nicholas deBelleville Katzenbach (January 17, 1922 – May 8, 2012) was an American lawyer who served as United States Attorney General during the Lyndon B. Johnson administrat...

1/7/2012 4/30/2015

Leonard Royce Fuller MP (1925 - 1945)

Died of his wounds in Naples, Italy, aged 20 years. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission website confirms that a Trooper L.R. Fuller died on May 29, 1945, service number SR/230365V and attached to ...

2/6/2008 4/25/2015

Keith McGavin MP (1905 - 1995)

Thomas Edward Keith McGavin, known as Keith. Reported missing in action WW2. Subsequently reported not missing in action, 2 Jun 1941 Reported prisoner of war, 20 Jan 1942 Never married. Crema...

6/6/2011 4/20/2015

Lewen Basil Oswald Tugwell July 31, 1917 Birthplace: Cooper Wing, Ramsey Hospital, Tallital, Naini Tal, India. Aug 24 1917 Baptism at St. John's in the Wilderness Church, Naini Tal, U.P., India - God...

3/23/2008 4/8/2015

Sometime Kirikopuni farmer, Ralf Walden Harding, could probably qualify as one of New Zealand’s longest serving and most loyal non-professional soldiers. Born on leap year day, 29th February 1896, Ra...

4/3/2015 4/3/2015

Colonel John R. Kane MP (1907 - 1996)

"Killer Kane"

John Riley Kane (January 5, 1907 – May 29, 1996) was a colonel in the United States Army Air Forces and later the United States Air Force who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Meda...

3/22/2015 3/22/2015

East Africa North Africa East Africa: 21 October 1940 to 15 June 1941 and Middle East: 15 June 1941 to 24 October 1942 24 October 1942 El Alamein, Rifleman, R.P Wounded... While on a fixed bayonet ...

5/7/2014 3/15/2015

Harold Hilton Warren MP (1912 - 1942)

There is a memorial stone in St Mary's Anglican Church Cemetery, Kidd's Beach, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

8/21/2010 3/10/2015

Completed three years college and entered military service on May 13, 1940 at Atlanta, Georgia. Completed Bombardier and Navigator training in April, 1941. After the Tokyo Raid he served in North Afr...

3/4/2015 3/7/2015

Bernard Lige Austin (15 December 1902 – 21 September 1979) was a vice admiral of the United States Navy. His career included service in World War II, the Korean War, and the Cold War and command of s...

3/3/2015 3/3/2015

Lewie Griffith Merritt (nicknamed "Griff") (June 26, 1897 – March 24, 1974) was a major general and early aviator in the United States Marine Corps. Merritt served over 30 years in the Marine Corps, ...

3/3/2015 3/3/2015

William Percival Hodgson MP (1910 - 1998)

William started out as a signaler in the 18 NZ Battalion before it changed to an armoured division where he eventually became a 2nd Lieutenant in the 18 New Zealand Armoured Regiment (unit in the 4th N...

11/26/2012 2/27/2015

Reginald Harden Hulley MP (1924 - 1945)

Eastern Province Herald Port Elizabeth, Thursday, July 19, 1945. SECOND MAJOR AIR DISASTER. 16 Men Killed at Khartoum. Ventura plane of shuttle service crashes. NO SURVIVORS. The Department of Defe...

2/10/2015 2/10/2015

Charles Upham, VC & Bar MP (1908 - 1994)

Captain Charles Hazlitt was a New Zealand soldier who earned the Victoria Cross (VC) twice during the Second World War: in Crete in May 1941, and at Ruweisat Ridge, Egypt, in July 1942. He was the last...

12/31/2014 12/31/2014

Lucas Majozi, DCM MP (1916 - 1969)

Lucas Majozi The highest award gained by an African soldier in the Second World War was the DCM (Distinguished Conduct Medal) awarded to a stretcher-bearer, Lucas Majozi (1916-1969). The DCM was th...

8/21/2014 8/21/2014

Job Masego MP (deceased)

Lance Corporal Job Masego a South African soldier, was a Prisoner of War in North Africa during WWII. He made a bomb out of a condensed milk tin and gunpowder and at great risk to himself, destroyed ...

8/21/2014 8/21/2014

General Sir Harold English ('Pete') Pyman GBE KCB DSO (1908–1971) was a British Army General who achieved high office in the 1960s. He was the eldest son of Harold English Pyman and Christian Jane Sc...

11/22/2011 8/17/2014

Colonel Demas T. Craw MP (1900 - 1942)

Demas Thurlow "Nick" Craw (April 9, 1900 – November 8, 1942) was a United States Army Air Forces officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his ...

8/13/2014 8/13/2014

General Lyman Lemnitzer MP (1899 - 1988)

Lyman Louis Lemnitzer (August 29, 1899 – November 12, 1988) was a United States Army general, who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1960 to 1962. He then served as Supreme Allied...

8/6/2014 8/6/2014

Joseph Benjamin Diedericks MP (1898 - 1987)


As a little girl I spent hours just listening to stories my grandfather told me. I am so sorry that I did not ask more questions then, it would have made my search so much easier now. One story he re...

6/5/2011 8/5/2014

Noel Tempest Hamlyn MP (1921 - 1984)

12/2/2009 8/1/2014

Kingsley Hamlyn MP (1912 - 1981)

11/30/2009 8/1/2014

Chief Administration Officer 8th Army, North Africa Chief Administration Officer 21st Army Group, North-West Europe

6/12/2014 6/13/2014

James M. Wilson, Jr. MP (1918 - 2009)

. James Morrison Wilson, Jr. (July 8, 1918 – November 25, 2009) was an official in the United States Department of State who launched the State Department's annual country reports on human rights in ...

6/7/2014 6/7/2014

Arthur Stratton MP (1911 - 1975)

Arthur Mills Perce Stratton (1911 – 3 September 1975) was an American author and traveller. He was a playwright, a novelist, an OSS agent, a teacher in Turkey, and an assistant college professor in t...

5/28/2014 5/28/2014

General Sir Robert George Victor FitzGeorge-Balfour, KCB, CBE, DSO, MC (15 September 1913 – 28 December 1994) was a General officer in the British Army. Robert George Victor FitzGeorge-Balfour was bo...

5/18/2011 5/2/2014

Andrew Jones MP (1896 - 1942)

Vroeg dood (45 jaar) in Egipte aan diens in die 2e Wereld Oorlog (as Onder-Luitenant in die Suid-Afrikaanse Spoorwee en Hawens brigade). Hy't as 'n rangeerder gewerk en 'n trein het het hom gedruk. Hy ...

2/25/2014 4/17/2014

Source :, "South Africa, Cape Province, Western Cape Archives Records 1796-1992", Port Elizabeth : Marriage records 1941-1942 vol 1/2/19/1/30, Image No.: 214 ====== "Christian [Rei...

12/6/2012 1/11/2014

Garnet E. Thompson MP (1923 - 2002)


1/10/2014 1/10/2014

He was Dip Serv: 3rd , 2nd Sec 1938 Paris and Moscow, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders and 1st SAS Regiment WW II, 2nd Lieutenant 1941, Captain 1942, Lieutenant-Colonel 1943, Brigadier cmdg British Miss...

3/30/2012 1/4/2014

Maj Patrick Hore-Ruthven MP (1913 - 1942)

Alexander Hardinge Patrick Hore-Ruthven (30 August 1913 – 24 December 1942) was a British soldier and poet. He was born in Quetta in India, the only surviving child of Alexander Hore-Ruthven and Zara...

1/13/2011 12/30/2013

William Arthur Bampfylde Onslow, 6th Earl of Onslow KBE MC TD, DL (11 June 1913 – 3 June 1971), known as Viscount Cranley until 1945, was a British peer, politician and army officer. Onslow was the...

12/22/2008 12/29/2013

Desire Louis Stephanus de Fortier MP (1922 - aft.2005)

"Oupa Des"

Desire participated in the 2nd World War after falsifying information about his age (he was 16 at the time). He was involved in campaigns in North Africa and Italy.

5/12/2011 11/26/2013

Aston Wyatt Greathead MP (1921 - 2012)

Aston Wyatt Greathead (31 May 1921 - 18 July 2012)[1] was a New Zealand artist. He was born in Napier, the second of the five children of William John Edwin Greathead and Jane Greathead (née Wyatt), bu...

11/23/2013 11/23/2013

General Alfred Gruenther MP (1899 - 1983)

Alfred Maximilian Gruenther (March 3, 1899-May 30, 1983) was the youngest World War II Major General and after the war, as a four-star General, served as the Supreme Allied Commander (SACEUR) in Eu...

3/6/2012 11/19/2013

Charles Wolcott Ryder, CB (January 16, 1892 – August 17, 1960), during World War II, was a U.S. Army Major General who commanded the 34th Infantry Division in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations,...

11/19/2013 11/19/2013