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Eric Bisset awarded Military Cross

Eric Bisset was the third of four sons of Fanny and James Bisset. He was seriously wounded at Ypres in late 1917. During his convalescence he was awarded the Military Cross.

The Diary That Never Was

The Diary That Never Was

My father said that my grandfather kept a diary of his war experiences. When my father died in 2003 I went through all his parents’ effects with some anticipation but a diary never turned up…

John Ambrose

John Ambrose

John Hugh Ambrose (Amburger) born in Liverpool of Russian and German parents who married an Irish girl and died in 1917

John Ball at the Western Front

Upon enlisting John was a member of the King’s Liverpool Regiment, he subsequently switched to the 1st Battalion of the Loyal North Lancashire and was sent to France. John was killed on the Western Front on 12th November 1917. He is buried at Passchendaele New British Cemetery Zonnebekewest-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Upon his death he was awarded [...]

Bootle Boy Harry Hulm

Bootle Boy Harry Hulm

Harry enlisted in 1915 and served with the Kings Liverpool Regiment until he was killed in 1917 in Belgium

Liverpool Pal

Liverpool Pal

Arthur served in France where he was wounded. He was sent back to England to recover. Returned to France thereafter and was killed in action.