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There are:809 articles tagged Royal Engineers available in our Library

  These include information on officers service records, regimental histories, letters, diaries, personal accounts and information about actions during the Great War.


Those known to have served with

Royal Engineers

during the Great War 1914-1918.

  • Adams James George. Sgt. (d.29th Mar 1918)
  • Adams Percy Harold. L/Sgt.
  • Aherne Jeremiah Francis. Acting Corporal
  • Airs William Glennie. Spr.
  • Alderson Robert. Driver
  • Alexander Frank George. Pte. (d.21st Nov 1918)
  • Allen Joseph Frederick. S/Sgt. (d.4th Nov 1916)
  • Allen Michael. Pte.
  • Allen William Thompson. Spr.
  • Ambler George. Spr. (d.7th Sep 1916)
  • Ames Henry Richard Thomas. Pte.
  • Ames Henry Richard Thomas. Pte.
  • Anderson William John. Spr. (d.21st Mar 1918)
  • Anson Alexander. CSM.
  • Archibald Adam. Spr.
  • Armstrong George Eric.
  • Armstrong George. WO.
  • Arnold Edward Percy. Spr
  • Ashby Albert. Spr. (d.29th Oct1918)
  • Ashmore Harold. Spr. (d.23rd Sep 1917)
  • Ashton Henry. L/Cpl.
  • Ashworth Thomas. Pte. (d.5th Aug 1917)
  • Atkins John Charles. 2nd Cpl.
  • Atkins John Charles. Cpl
  • Atkins Percy Thomas. Sapper
  • Atkinson Arthur James. Spr.
  • Atock Arthur George. Lt. (d.13th Sep 1918)
  • Austin Arthur Ernest Clifford. Spr. (d.11th Aug 1916)
  • Avery Frederick. Spr. (d.18th Feb 1918)
  • Axtell George. Sgt.
  • Baile George Frederick Cecil. 2nd Lt. (d.9th Nov 1917)
  • Baile Robert Carlyle. Lt. (d.16th Oct 1915)
  • Bailey Edward William. Act.L/Cpl. (d.21 December 1918)
  • Bailey James Henry. Cpl.
  • Baird David B.. Spr. (d.27th Apr 1915)
  • Baker Clement George. Pnr. (d.27th Oct 1918)
  • Ball . Spr.
  • Barber Arthur William. Pte.
  • Barbour John. Spr. (d.6th Apr 1916)
  • Barker J.
  • Barnett William James. Pte.
  • Bassett Cyril Royston Guyton. Cpl.
  • Bates Robert. A/Sgt. (d.20th July 1916)
  • Beak Charles Arthur. Pioneer (d.30th November 1915)
  • Beal Alfred Ernest. Sapper (d.27th June 1916)
  • Bearco Quince Noble.
  • Beckett Francis Xavier. L/Cpl. (d.7th Nov 1918)
  • Bedford Walter Edward. Dvr. (d.10th Sep 1916)
  • Beeby E.. Pioneer. (d.9th Dec 1916)
  • Beeby R.. 2nd Cpl. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Begbie David Gibson. Spr. (d.20th Jun 1916)
  • Bell Robert William. Sapper (d.2nd March 1919)
  • Bell Robert R.. Spr. (d.22nd May 1918)
  • Bence Paul Alfred. Cpl. (d.6th May 1917)
  • Bentham Robert. Sapper
  • Berry Michael. Cpl.
  • Best Patrick. Pion.
  • Billington Frederick James. Dvr.
  • Bishop John Frederick. Spr. (d.17th Jun 1916)
  • Blackburn A.. Spr.
  • Blackmore Charles Henry Claude. Sapper (d.30th Sep 1918)
  • Bogle George L.. Spr. (d.2nd February 1916)
  • Booker John Alexander. Spr.
  • Booth John. Spr. (d.6th Nov 1917)
  • Booth John. Spr. (d.6th Nov 1917)
  • Bootle H.. Spr. (d.10th Aug 1917)
  • Bothick John Richard. Spr. (d.28th Sep 1917)
  • Bottomley Herbert. Spr.
  • Bradbury Lawrence William.
  • Bradstreet Gerald Edmund. 2nd Lt. (d.7th Dec 1915)
  • Bramley Thomas. Spr. (d.13th Jan 1917)
  • Brandwood Albert John. Pnr. (d.22nd June 1916)
  • Bray Francis. Spr. (d.16th May 1915)
  • Briers Herbert. Spr. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Broadway Hugh Alexander. Lt. (d.30 March 1915)
  • Bromley Frank Darcy. Gnr.
  • Brook Alfred Henry. Spr.
  • Brookes Bert. Spr. (d.30th Dec 1917)
  • Brown Arthur R. Spr.
  • Brown Horace Frederick. Spr. (d.1st Jun 1917)
  • Brown John. Spr. (d.23rd Mar 1916)
  • Burdett John Wallace. Spr.
  • Burford Ben. Saper (d.12th May 1916)
  • Burrows William. Spr.
  • Butterworth Thomas. 2nd Lt.
  • Callow Joseph. Pte. (d.19th Dec 1915)
  • Campbell Hugh. Spr. (d.24th Jul 1916)
  • Candy James Lewis. Sapper.
  • Carlile Samuel Edgar. (d.22nd November 1915)
  • Carman Frank. Spr.
  • Carpenter Sydney David. Spr.
  • Case Monague Vaughan. Spr. (d.18th Nov 1918)
  • Chamberlin Arthur William. Cpl. (d.8th June 1918)
  • Chapman John. Spr. (d.2nd June 1916)
  • Chilcot Arthur Frederick. Sapper
  • Chisholm Alexander. A/Cpl. (d.17th May 1915)
  • Christian Fred Albert. Sgt.
  • Church Thomas Walter. Spr. (d.5th Aug 1917)
  • Church Thomas Walter. Spr. (d.5th Aug 1917)
  • Clarkson W. J.. 2nd Cpl. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Clasper Thomas Stoker. Spr. (d.24th July 1917)
  • Claxton Thomas Kilwick. (d.4th Oct 1917)
  • Cloutman Brett Mackay. A/Mjr.
  • Cloutman Wolfred Reeve. Lt. (d.21st August 1915)
  • Cockburn Malcolm Charles. Spr. (d.4th April 1916)
  • Coffin Clifford. Maj.Gen
  • Coggen Frederlick William J. Sapper
  • Cole Alfred.
  • Connor G.. T/Lt.
  • Cook Frank. Sjt.
  • Cook Frank. Sgt.
  • Cook William. Sgt.Mjr. (d.20th Mar 1919)
  • Copeland David. Cpl. (d.12th Jan 1917)
  • Copeland John. Sapper
  • Corbett Joseph Henry. Cpl. (d.7th Aug 1916)
  • Coyle Peter. Spr. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Crockett Frederick. Spr. (d.24th July 1917)
  • Croome Archibald William. CQMS
  • Crusher Robert Barker.
  • Cunningham William. Sapr. (d.12th Jul 1915)
  • Cussens Joseph Reginald. Spr.
  • Dane Harold Geoffrey.
  • Darnbrough James Frederick. 2nd Lt.
  • Davies John Henry. L/Cpl. (d.20th June 1915)
  • Davis John George Edgar. Pnr. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Dawson James Lennox.
  • Deas Walter. Spr. (d.2nd Sep 1917)
  • Delves F. G.. Driver
  • Denney Edward. Spr.
  • Devaney George. Spr. (d.4th Nov 1916)
  • Devlin Hugh. Spr.
  • Diamond James. Spr.
  • Dick D.. Pnr. (d.6th Apr 1917)
  • Dick Edwin Forbes. Spr. (d.4th Oct 1916)
  • Dick G.. Cpl. (d.16th Aug 1916)
  • Dick J.. Spr. (d.29th Dec 1915)
  • Dick J.. Spr. (d.26th Jun 1916)
  • Dick James. Spr. (d.4th Jun 1915)
  • Dick T.. Spr. (d.25th Sep 1915)
  • Dick W.. Pnr. (d.14th Jul 1918)
  • Dickson Robert. Spr. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Dowling Henry. Dvr.
  • Draper Charles Gilbert. Spr. (d.18 August 1916)
  • Duffy John. Pte. (d.31st Jul 1917)
  • Duffy John. L/Cpl.
  • Duffy Joseph. Spr.
  • Duffy Matthias. Spr. (d.14th July 1917)
  • Duncan William. Spr.
  • Dunmill Joseph. Spr. (d.20th Sep 1917)
  • Dunmill Joseph. Spr. (d.20th Sep 1917)
  • Dunn William John. Spr. (d.12th May 1915)
  • Eastley Edwin. Spr. (d.18th Nov 1918)
  • Eastley Edwin. Spr. (d.18th Nov 1918)
  • Edwards Edward. Pte.
  • Ellery Peter. Spr. (d.17 May 1917)
  • Ellis James Graves St. John. 2nd Lt. (d.11th Oct 1915)
  • Elwell Sidney A.. A/Cpl.
  • Emerson Harold Theodore. 2nd Lt. (d.10th July 1916)
  • Etheridge Edward Percy. Spr. (d.29th May 1917)
  • Evans Fred. Spr. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Evans William. Spr. (d.24th Aug 1917)
  • Fairley Thomas. Sapper (d.2nd Nov 1917)
  • Farrell Michael. Pte.
  • Ferguson John. 2nd Lt.
  • Finch Colin Augustus David. Spr. (d.20th Sep 1917)
  • Findlay Angus. Spr.
  • Findlay Angus. L/Cpl.
  • Findlay George Edward. Spr. (d.27th Sep 1918)
  • Finighan Richard. Spr. (d.4th July 1917)
  • Finighan Richard. Spr. (d.4th July 1917)
  • Fisher Isaac. Pte.
  • Foley Jack James. Quarter Master Sjt.
  • Forfar James Honney. Spr.
  • Forsyth Samuel. Sgt. (d.24th Aug 1918)
  • Foster Arthur.
  • Foster George. Pte. (d.22nd Aug 1917)
  • Foulkes Charles Henry. Spr.
  • French John. 2nd Lt.
  • Fretwell Fred. Sapper (d.26th June 1917)
  • Fry H. J.. Spr.
  • Furneaux Ernest Charles. Pte.
  • Furniss Harold West. Pte.
  • Garland Clifford. L/Cpl. (d.28th Aug 1917)
  • Geary Arthur Thomas. Pte.
  • Geary James. Spr. (d.16th Nov 1918)
  • George James Wyatt.
  • Gilbert Thomas. Spr.
  • Giles Lewis Howell. Sapper (d.12th Oct 1918)
  • Gillott O. C.. 2nd Lt. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Gowan Arthur Blackwood. Lt. (d.14th Jul 1916)
  • Graham Adam. 2nd Cpl. (d.15th June 1916)
  • Graham William Mitchell. Spr. (d.23rd Aug 1916)
  • Grayson Robert. Spr.
  • Greaves Maurice. Driver (d.9th Dec 1915)
  • Greer William. Spr. (d.8th Oct 1915)
  • Gush Archibald Walter. Cpl. (d.17th Nov 1918)
  • Hackett Albert Edwin. Spr. (d.2nd July 1916)
  • Hackett William. Spr. (d.27th Jun 1916)
  • Haggertay Harry Jack. CSM.
  • Hallatt John Walter. Spr. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Hammond Arthur William. Lt.
  • Hampton Jesse. Spr. (d.18th May 1918)
  • Hansford William.
  • Harding Christopher. Sapper
  • Harding James. A/Cpl. (d.1st Jul 1916)
  • Harding John Albert. WO2
  • Harper Charles.
  • Hawes A. S.. Spr.
  • Hawker Lance George. Mjr. (d.23rd Nov 1916)
  • Hay Ralph. Pte.
  • Haycox Percy. Spr.
  • Hayes John. Spr. (d.12th April 1918)
  • Hayes William.
  • Heap Edgar John. Sapper (d.23rd October 1918)
  • Heard Albert. Sapper. (d.15th May 1918)
  • Heath George. Spr. (d.13th Jan 1918)
  • Heseltine Tom Oldman . Spr.
  • Hillery Joseph. Pte. (d.25th Jul 1917)
  • Hoaen George.
  • Holbrook A.. Spr. (d.30th Sep 1916)
  • Holland Ernest. Dvr. (d.24th Apr 1917)
  • Hopson William.
  • Howard Arthur. Spr. (d.1st Jul 1916)
  • Howkins Francis Edward. 2nd Lt.
  • Hoy John. (d.17th Aug 1915)
  • Hughes Robert Thomas. Sarper
  • Hugill James Greenwell. Cpl. (d.17th July 1918)
  • Hulme Tom. Spr.
  • Hulme Tom. Sapper
  • Ingham Joseph. Pte. (d.26th Jun 1917)
  • Irving James. Spr. (d.29th Apr 1917)
  • Irwin Samuel. Spr.
  • Jack John M.. Spr. (d.13th/14th June 1917)
  • Jackson Frederick. Spr. (d.26th Apr 1918)
  • James Benjamin. Sapper (d.2nd July 1915)
  • James Benjamin. Spr. (d.2nd July 1915)
  • James David John. Sapper (d.28th Dec 1917)
  • James Francis Trevor. Lt.
  • James Thomas Francis. Pte.
  • Jarvis Charles. L/Cpl.
  • Jeater Henry William. L/Cpl.
  • Jeffree William Herbert. Spr.
  • Johnson Frederick Henry. Maj. (d.26th Nov 1917)
  • Johnston William Henry. Mjt. (d.8th Jun 1915)
  • Joyce Michael.
  • Juggins William Edgar. Sjt.
  • Kane Patrick. Cpl. (d.18th Oct 1916)
  • Keen Percy John. Cpl. (d.4th June 1917)
  • Keith James. Spr. (d.31st Mar 1917)
  • Kennedy Charles. Spr. (d.17th June 1917)
  • Kent George Edmund. Spr.
  • Kerry Fred. Cpl.
  • Key Herbert. Sapper
  • King Frederick. Sapper (d.30th June 1917)
  • King Sidney. Spr. (d.23rd July 1917)
  • Kingsland Joseph Henry. Spr.
  • Kingsley H.. Spr.
  • Kinrade John Thomas. Spr.
  • Knowles L. J.. Spr. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Laburn John Small. Spr.
  • Laidler Joseph John. Spr. (d.27th Oct 1918)
  • Lake Arthur James. Pte.
  • Lascelles William. Spr. (d.1st Jul 1916)
  • Latter George Howard. Pioneer (d.9th November 1918)
  • Laver Bertie. Pte. (d.19th December 1916)
  • Lawer Albert M.. Cpl.
  • Leah John Edward. Spr. (d.23rd Aug 1918)
  • Leckie Walter Alan. Lt. (d.21st Feb 1916)
  • Ledingham George. L/Cpl. (d.12th Aug 1917)
  • Lester Ernest Wyndham Arthur. Sjt.
  • Lewis Lewis. Spr. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Little Samuel. Spr. (d.17th Dec 1914)
  • Loach John Henry. Spr.
  • Lock John James Mansfield. Tpr.
  • Looney Daniel. Sapper (d.12th June 1917)
  • Lusmore Austin John. Spr. (d.2nd September 1916)
  • Mackenzie Charles Roy. Lt.
  • Maggs Bertram. Spr.
  • Malyon Frederick. Spr. (d.4th Apr 1917)
  • Mannock Edward. Mjr. (d.26th July 1918)
  • Mantova John Steven. Pte.
  • Martin Rankin. 2nd Lt. (d.12th July 1918)
  • Mason Henry. Spr.
  • Maude George W.. Dvr. (d.2nd Jan 1918)
  • Mayell James Richard. Spr. (d.20th May 1917)
  • McAlpine Gilbert Clarke. Spr. (d.5th Aug 1917)
  • McBain Robert William Smith. Driver (d.15th Dec 1916)
  • McCabe Francis J.. Spr. (d.25th Feb 1918)
  • McCarthy William Cuthbert. Spr. (d.3rd Dec 1918)
  • McDougall John. Dvr. (d.1st Mar 1918)
  • McDowell John. Cpl. (d.1st Aug1917)
  • McFarlane Daniel. Sapper (d.24th Feb 1917)
  • McInnis Ronald Alison. Lt.
  • McKenna Thomas Patrick. Cpl. (d.10th Nov 1917)
  • McMillan Andrew. Pte.
  • McPhie James. Cpl. (d.14th October 1918)
  • Meek Francis Reginald. Cpl. (d.17th Jun 1917)
  • Melvin Robert. Spr. (d.31st Oct 1918)
  • Melvin Thomas. Spr. (d.4th Nov 1918)
  • Mengham Frederick Louis. Pioneer (d.28 October 1917)
  • Mercer Thomas. Driver
  • Messenger Herbert. Pte.
  • Metcalfe Edgar Seaton. Spr. (d.24th Jun 1917)
  • Millar Robert. Spr.
  • Miller Alfred Henry.
  • Miller Godfrey Lyall. Lt. (d.14th Sep 1914)
  • Mills Alfred. Fus.
  • Mitchell Charles. Carew. Pnr. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Moffatt William James. 2nd Lt.
  • Montgomery R.. Sjt. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Moore Michael. Pte.
  • Morris Albert E. L/Cpl (d.27 April 1915)
  • Morris James. Sapper (d.8th Aug 1916)
  • Morris James Walter. Spr. (d.8th Aug 1916)
  • Morris William Humphrey. A/Cpl
  • Moxon Enoch. Sapper (d.20th April 1916)
  • Murphy John Thomas. Sgt.
  • Murray Francis. Pte. (d.1st Oct 1916)
  • Musson Thomas. Spr. (d.19th Sep 1915)
  • Naylor Abraham Alexander.
  • Neilly William. Act/Cpl.
  • Nelson Frederick Augustus. Spr. (d.5th Apr 1918)
  • Ness John. Spr.
  • Nettleship Thomas. Spr.
  • Niddrie John Edward. Spr.
  • O'Connell Jeremiah. Pte. (d.6th Oct 1916)
  • O'Donnell Frank. L/Cpl. (d.4th June 1915 )
  • O'Neill Francis James. Spr.
  • O'Sullivan Jeremiah.
  • O'Sullivan Jeremiah. Cpt.
  • Odwell Arthur. Spr. (d.12th Feb 1919)
  • Owen Henry. (d.11th February 1917)
  • Owen Henry. Pte. (d.17th Feb 1917)
  • Owens William Brabazon. 2nd Lt. (d.25th June 1916)
  • Owens William Brabazon. 2nd Lt. (d.25th June 1916)
  • Oyns A. P.. Spr. (d.20th Oct 1917)
  • Paddock John William. L/Cpl.
  • Page Charles William. Spr. (d.25th Mar 1918)
  • Palmer Henry. Dvr.
  • Parker James Albert Henry. Pte.
  • Parker Stanley John Ernest. Pioneer (d.9th October 1915)
  • Payne Arthur Warnford. Spr.
  • Peacock George Alfred. 2nd Lt.
  • Pells . Spr.
  • Pemberton Harry. Sjt.
  • Pemberton Harry. Pte.
  • Percival Frederick. Spr. (d.3rd Oct 1917)
  • Percy George R..
  • Perks Joseph John. Spr.
  • Perks Joseph John. Spr.
  • Peters Henry. Spr. (d.10th Apr 1918)
  • Peterson John Christopher. Sgt. (d.20th Jul 1917)
  • Phipps Constantine James. Mjr.
  • Pilkington George William. Spr.
  • Potter Herbert. Spr.
  • Potts Luke. Private (d.31st Jul 1916)
  • Rankine Robert. Spr.
  • Reid Frederick Robinson. Pion.
  • Revill James William. L/Cpl. (d.9th April 1917)
  • Riddell James William. Cpl.
  • Riley Harold. Lt.
  • Riley Samuel. Lieutenant Corporal
  • Rimmer George Atkin. Sjt.
  • Ritson George. Pte.
  • Roberts Robert Cadwaladr. Spr.
  • Robertson James Henry F S. Spr. (d.12th April 1917)
  • Robertson John Dodd. Sapper
  • Robins Arthur. Sgt. (d.14th Oct 1918)
  • Robinson John Thomas. Pte.
  • Ronaldson Thomas. Sgt. (d.17th Apr 1917)
  • Rosen Frederick George. Spr. (d.5th March 1919)
  • Ross William Houston. Spr. (d.14th Oct 1917)
  • Roy John. Sgt
  • Rushton Norman James. Spr.
  • Ryan Edward. Spr.
  • Rymell Stanley. Spr. (d.21st Feb 1917)
  • Saunders Herbert Edward. Spr. (d.15th Oct 1917)
  • Sayce Roger. Lt.
  • Schneider H. H.. Lt. (d.5th December 1914)
  • Scott Charles Rutherford. L/Cpl.
  • Scott Walter Robert. Pte.
  • Scott William. Spr. (d.30th Nov 1917)
  • Sexton John. Spr.
  • Seymour Alfred John. Sgm.
  • Shaw Charles Felix. Pte.
  • Shaw Henry. Sgt.
  • Shepherdly Albert Edwin. Drvr.
  • Shipley Harry. Pnr. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Signals Joshua Margerison.
  • Smale Stanley. (d.21st March 1918 )
  • Small Albert R.. L/Cpl.
  • Small Frederick Trouton. Lt.
  • Smart G.. Spr. (d.28th Feb 1920)
  • Smith Alfred Frank. Sapper (d.14th June 1917)
  • Smith Alfred Wilson. Spr.
  • Smith Robert. Spr. (d.25th Apr 1918)
  • Smith Sydney.
  • Smith Sydney Thomas. Spr.
  • Smith Walter Ernest. Sjt. (d.16th Aug 1917)
  • Smithers George. L/Cpl.
  • Stanbury George Wyndham . Cpl.
  • Stavert William David. Capt.
  • Steele James. Sapper
  • Strong Thomas. Spr. (d.6th Apr 1916)
  • Stroud Henry George. Spr.
  • Sturman Henry William. Pte.
  • Swainston Edward. L/Cpl. (d.12th Nov 1917)
  • Swallow Alfred Bailey. CSM. (d.21st Mar 1918)
  • Swallow Alfred Bailey. C.S.M (d.21 March 1918)
  • Taylor Arthur Elgar. Spr. (d.17th Oct 1917)
  • Taylor William. Cpl. (d.14th May 1916)
  • Terrington Arthur. Spr. (d.26th Sep 1915)
  • Thomas Ivor Cecil. Cpl.
  • Thomas Richard. Spr. (d.1st Dece1915)
  • Thompson Charles Arthur. CQMS (d.3rd Mar 1919)
  • Thompson Fred. L/Cpl (d.31st Oct 1918)
  • Thompson Thomas John. Pte. (d.28th Oct 1918)
  • Thomson Alexander Rae. CSM
  • Thornton John Thomas. L/Cpl. (d.20th Jun 1917)
  • Tiddy William Isaac Stanley. Spr.
  • Tighe James. L/Cpl. (d.25th July 1917)
  • Tittensor Abraham. Driver
  • Todd Herbert William. Spr. (d.29th Jun 1916)
  • Tooley Thomas. Spr. (d.28th Mar 1918)
  • Toomer S. G.. Spr. (d.8th Oct 1918.)
  • Trafford John. Pioneer. (d.6th June 1918)
  • Trumper Henry Thomas. Sgt.
  • Tucker Alfred Ivan. Cpl
  • Verschoyle Francis Stuart. 2nd Lt. (d.25th April 1915)
  • Waghorne Sydney James. Sapper
  • Waghorne Sydney St.James. Spr.
  • Walker Harry. Spr.
  • Walker Robert Allan. Cpl. (d.27th Nov 1919)
  • Wallett Thomas John. Spr.
  • Walmsley John. Spr. (d.20th August 1915)
  • Walton John George. Dvr. (d.30th Sep 1916)
  • Want William Harold James. Spr. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Wardle Herbert. Spr. (d.31st Jul 1917)
  • Wardle Herbert. Spr. (d.31st Jul 1917)
  • Waring Arthur.
  • Watson George Robert. Spr. (d.4th May 1917)
  • Watts .
  • Websdell George Anthony. Cpl. (d.18th Aug 1918)
  • Weir Thomas Henderson. Mjr. (d.8th May 1918)
  • Wellesley Edward Victor Colley William. Maj. (d.2nd Octo 1916)
  • Wells Alfred George. Cpl. (d.26th Jun 1917)
  • Wells William Henry. Spr. (d.19th Feb 1919)
  • Whalen John N..
  • White James. Spr. (d.25th March 1918)
  • Whitlam Joseph. Spr.
  • Whitlock A. A.. Sjt. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Williams James Henry. Spr. (d.23rd June 1916)
  • Williams Maurice Fleetwood. Sgt.
  • Williams Samuel. (d.24th December 1917)
  • Willis Fredrick John. Dvr.
  • Wills Allan. Spr.
  • Wilson J.. Pte.
  • Wingate Robert. Pte.
  • Winter Wilfred Ewart. Sapper
  • Woodruff John.
  • Wright G. A.. Spr. (d.7th Jun 1917)
  • Wright Theodore. Cpt. (d.14th Sep 1914)
  • Wright Theodore. Capt. (d.14th Sep 1914)
  • Yard C.. Pioneer (d.13th November 1918)
  • Yates William George Frederick.

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Beneath Flanders Fields: The Tunnellers War 1914-1918

Peter Barton, Peter Doyle & Johan Vandewalle


Whilst the war raged across Flanders fields, an equally horrifying and sometimes more dangerous battle took place underground. "Beneath Flanders Fields" tells the story of the tunnellers' war, which still remains one of the most misunderstood, misrepresented and mystifying conflicts of the Great War. A wealth of personal testimonies reveal the engineering, technology and science behind how this most intense of battles was fought - and won. They speak of how the tunnellers lived a relentless existence in the depths of the battlefield for almost two and a half years, enduring physical and mental stresses that were often more extreme than their infantry counterparts. Their lives were reduced to a complex war of silence, tension and claustrophobia, leading up to the most dramatic mine offensive in history launched on 7 June 1917 at Messines Ridge. Yet, Messines was not the end of their story, which continued with the crafting of a whole underground world of headquarters, cookhouses and hos
Underground Warfare 1914-1918

Simon Jones


Simon Jones's graphic history of underground warfare during the Great War uses personal reminiscences to convey the danger and suspense of this unconventional form of conflict. He describes how the underground soldiers of the opposing armies engaged in a ruthless fight for supremacy, covers the tunnelling methods they employed, and shows the increasingly lethal tactics they developed during the war in which military mining reached its apotheosis. He concentrates on the struggle for ascendancy by the British tunnelling companies on the Western Front. But his wide-ranging study also tells the story of the little known but fascinating subterranean battles fought in the French sectors of the Western Front and between the Austrians and the Italians in the Alps which have never been described before in English. Vivid personal testimony is combined with a lucid account of the technical challenges - and ever-present perils - of tunnelling in order to give an all-round insight into the extraord
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Sapper Martin: The Secret Great War Diary of Jack Martin

Richard Van Emden


Praise for The Soldier's War 'Thousands of books have been written about the Great War, but perhaps none so vividly evocative as Richard van Emden's The Soldier's War ... an extraordinary homage to a lost generation' Daily Mail 'A remarkably distressing yet uplifting book ... these descriptions from a Tommy's eye-view have a gut-wrenching immediacy' Daily Mail 'In The Soldier's War, Richard van Emden has toiled in archives and hunted down caches of letters to tell the story of the war chronologically through the eyes of the Tommies who fought it, recording their days of tedium and moments of terror' The Times Jack Martin was a thirty-two-year-old clerk at the Admiralty when he was called up to serve in the army in September 1916. These diaries, written in secret, hidden from his colleagues and only discovered by his family after his return home, present the Great War with heartbreaking clarity, written in a voice as compelling and distinctive as Wilfred Owen or Siegfried Sassoon and




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