Looking for any family members
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.
A letter from the Lever Bros. enquiring about employee of theirs, G. H. Parr, as his “Progress” magazine was sent back to them marked “wounded”.
This is how at Easter 2015 I didn’t know this person existed, nine months on I could write a book!!
Served on board hospital ships including Letitia when it was run aground in 1917
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 Hugh Ambrose (Amburger) born in Liverpool of Russian and German parents who married an Irish girl and died in 1917
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 [...]
Harry enlisted in 1915 and served with the Kings Liverpool Regiment until he was killed in 1917 in Belgium
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.