Albert Victor Butler | Graves

CORPORAL F/62 A. V. BUTLER Name: Albert Victor Butler Regiment & Unit/Ship: Middlesex Regiment 17th Bn. Date of Death: 13 May 1916 Age at Death: – Buried or commemorated at: BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION A. 23. France Awards: – Additional Info: Professional football player for Reading Football Club Service Record: View Record A high-resolution (non-watermarked) […]

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Joseph Smith | Graves

COMPANY SERJEANT MAJOR F/308 J. SMITH Name: Joseph Smith Regiment & Unit/Ship: Middlesex Regiment 17th Bn. Date of Death: 13 November 1916 Age at Death: 27 years old Buried or commemorated at: SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.1 I. G. 19. France Awards: – Additional Info: Son of Benjamin and Maria Smith, of Swinton, Rotherham; husband of […]

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Oscar Horace Stanley Linkson | Graves

PRIVATE F/1723 O. H .S. LINKSON Name: Oscar Horace Stanley Linkson Regiment & Unit/Ship: Middlesex Regiment 17th Bn. Date of Death: 8 August 1916 Age at Death: – Buried or commemorated at: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B. France Awards: – Additional Info: – Service Record: View Record

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Alan Roderick Haig-Brown DSO | Grave

LIEUTENANT COLONEL A. R. HAIG-BROWN DSO Name: Alan Roderick Haig-Brown DSO Regiment & Unit/Ship: Middlesex Regiment 23rd Bn. Date of Death: 25 March 1918 Age at Death: – Buried or commemorated at: ACHIET-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION IV. D. 3. France Awards: Distinguished Service Order Additional Info: Son of the late Rev. Canon Haig-Brown, Master of […]

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Allen Foster | Graves

PRIVATE F/297 A. FOSTER Name: Allen Foster Regiment & Unit/Ship: Middlesex Regiment 17th Bn. Date of Death: 8 August 1916 Age at Death: 29 years old Buried or commemorated at: CORBIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION Plot 2. Row A. Grave 70. France Awards: – Additional Info: Son of George and Sarah Ann Foster, of Rawmarsh, Yorkshire. […]

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Jasper Matthews Batey | Grave

PRIVATE 8419 J. M. BATEY Name: Jasper Matthews Batey Regiment & Unit/Ship: Army Cyclist Corps 11th Bn. Date of Death: 23 October 1916 Age at Death: 25 years old Buried or commemorated at: CAMBRIN MILITARY CEMETERY G. 30. France Awards: – Additional Info: Son of Mr. G. W. and Mrs. M. E. Batey, of 6, […]

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Albert Victor Rogers | Grave

PRIVATE 8/32352 A. V. ROGERS Name: Albert Victor Rogers Regiment & Unit/Ship: East Surrey Regiment 8th Bn. Date of Death: 4 April 1918 Age at Death: – Buried or commemorated at: CRUCIFIX CORNER CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX IX. C. 1. France Awards: – Additional Info: – Service Record: View Record

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William James Baker MM | Grave

SERJEANT F/521 W. J. BAKER MM Name: William James Baker MM Regiment & Unit/Ship: Middlesex Regiment 17th Bn. Date of Death: 22 October 1916 Age at Death: 33 years old Buried or commemorated at: SUCRERIE MILITARY CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS I. I. 26. France Awards: Military Medal Additional Info: Husband of Olive Blanche Baker, of 49, Cobourg […]

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Edward John Didymus | Grave

PRIVATE G/53512 E. DIDYMUS Name: Edward John Didymus Regiment & Unit/Ship: Middlesex Regiment 8th Bn. Date of Death: 12 April 1918 Age at Death: – Buried or commemorated at: TILLOY BRITISH CEMETERY, TILLOY-LES-MOFFLAINES I. AA. 12. France Awards: – Additional Info: – Service Record: View Record A high-resolution (non-watermarked) digital copy of this photograph can […]

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Clapton Orient Footballers’ Battalion Memorial, Flers

CLAPTON ORIENT FOOTBALL CLUB MEMORIAL, FLERS The memorial commemorating the players, staff and supporters of Clapton Orient Football Club who served in the 17th (Service) Battalion, Middlesex Regiment during the First World War, is located in the French village of Flers and was officially unveiled at a ceremony held on 10 July 2011. More than 200 Orient supporters joined local […]

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