Memories of 1917 – written by Walter Plevin in 1953.
Whilst my father’s original number in Kings Liverpool Regiment was 97270 RAMC is seems he was transferred to Ox &; Bucks Light Infantry at some point under No 30923
Photograph shows Walter, indicated by cross, at camp in Salonika in November 1917
On his first voyage serving as a Wireless Telegraphist, or ‘Spark’ as Wireless Operators were known, Wilkinson was involved in an accident. The vessel he was aboard was sunk by a torpedo from a U-boat. The Birkenhead and Cheshire Advertiser reported on 16th June 1917 that the men were shelled in their boats and all [...]
Martin was a Private formerly with the Liverpool regiment no 2717 later transferred to the Royal Warwickshire regiment 2/7 Battalion no 20730 killed in action
submitted by barrytea
Letters, postcards, diaries, poetry and artefacts from Andrew Carlyle Tait can be found in Wirral Archives Service (YCT)
submitted by Anthony Hogan http://www.freewebs.com/eldonmemww1/
submitted by George Bancroft
The sad loss of my paternal Grandfather’s eldest son.
He has no known grave but is remembered with honour at the Arras Memorial, in the Faubourg-d’Amiens Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Report from the Wallasey News about the new Women Police.
Matron of West Derby Union Workhouse and Alder Hey Hospital.
Working in France since the outbreak of war and awarded the French Medialle d’Honneur.
submitted by Anthony Hogan, great, grandson of John Hogan. This is the family website where more can be read