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216233

Joseph H. S

from:Jarrow

Joseph H. S---? is commemorated on the Palmer Cenotaph (north face) Jarrow. With the names of those who worked at the Jarrow Shipyard, can anyone help with further information?




217780

Pte. Samuel Sabongidda

West African Frontier Force 3rd Btn. Nigerian Regiment

(d.27th Jul 1917)

Samuel Sabongidda served with the 3rd Battalion, Nigerian Regiment, West African Frontier Force during WW1. He was executed for violence on the 27th July 1917. His name is on the Calabar Memorial in Nigeria.




1206584

Lottie Elizabeth Saddington

VAD

from:Market Deeping, Lincs

Lottie Elizabeth Saddington

Lottie Elizabeth Saddington

This is a photograph of my grandmother Lottie Elizabeth Saddington taken during the first world war about 1916. She was a Vad nurse during this time. She was born in 1898, Market Deeping Lincolnshire. Her brother William Saddington was killed in France in 1914. I don't know which hospital Lottie served in, maybe Leicester. I am trying to find out more information.




216638

Pte. Arthur "Sagger" Saddler

British Army 6th Btn. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

from:Normanton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

(d.5th Aug 1915)

Private Saddler left a 2-year-old child and pregnant wife to fight for his country. All we know after that is that he went to France in May 1915 and died on August 5th of that year. No further details and do not know where to go from here. He was a hero in our eyes.

He is buried at Bedford House Cemetery, West Vlaanderen, Belgium.




223598

Pte. Evan Robert Sadler

British Army 2nd Btn. Welsh Regiment

from:Edmondstown, Llantrisant

(d.28th Oct 1914)

In October 1914, Evan's regiment was entrenched in the area of Ypres in Belgium at Gheluvelt. On the 27th October 1914 some members of the regiment found two gondolas in a lake nearby and decided to have a race in them across the lake, whereby they were bombarded by the Germans. The following day the Germans attacked the lines of the Welsh Regiment. This attack was repelled and the Welshmen counter-attacked. 514 men were killed.

Evan Sadler died from his wounds on the following day 28th October 1914. He is buried at Ypres Cemetery Extension. He left a wife and a daughter who was born 2 months after his death. His name is recorded on De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1924.

I have no knowledge of the whereabouts of a photo of him, but would like to trace one. Evan would be a cousin of mine.




235281

Pte. Edwin Sagar

British Army 1st Btn. East Lancashire Regiment

from:Hargreaves Fold Farm, Rossendale, Lancashire

(d.1st Sep 1916)

Sadly I have no further information on my great uncle, Edwin Sagar, apart from the fact that he was 23 years old when he died and came from a farming family in Lumb in the Rossendale Valley.




233830

L/Cpl. Richard Riley Sager

British Army Royal Welsh Fusiliers

from:Blackburn, Lancashire

Grandfather, Richard Sager was injured at Mametz Wood on the 10th of July 1916. He died in 1978 aged 86.




234906

Sepoy Sain

British Indian Army 40th Pathans

from:Jammu, Kashmir

(d.10th November 1914)

Sepoy Sain was the son of Rangi, of Gaghial, Akhnur, Jammu, Kashmir.

He was cremated and his name is recorded on a white granite obelisk in the Hong Kong Hindu and Sikh Cremation Memorial in Hong Kong.




300507

Sgt. Clemitt Harrison Saint

British Army 18th Btn. Durham Light Infantry

served with 18th DLI & att 13th Corps School




209317

Pte. Alfred Henry Salisbury

British Army 17th Battalion Middlesex Regiment

from:Brixton

(d.13th Nov 1916)




231960

Pte. Leonard Ernest Salisbury

British Army 1st Btn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment

from:15 Farman Road, Coventry

Leonard Ernest Salisbury

Leonard Ernest Salisbury

Leonard Ernest Salisbury served with the 1st Btn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment he was discharged on the 26th of September 1919.




300740

Pte. Ernest Lewis Salkeld

British Army 18th Btn. Durham Light Infantry




300314

Pte. Gerald Salkeld

British Army 18th Btn. Durham Light Infantry




205602

Pte. Henry Salkeld

16665 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry

from:Stanley, Co Durham

(d.16th Sep 1916)

Henry Salkeld died aged 29. He was my grandfather, he has a grave at the A.I.F Burial Ground, Grass Lane, Flers, France.

Soldiers of the 10th DLI

His older brother Thomas as he was also a soldier in the Northumberland Fusiliers. He died aged 32 on 1/7/1916. Thomas is commemorated at Thiepval.




300320

A/L/Sgt Thomas Salkeld

British Army 18th Btn. Durham Light Infantry




233579

L/Sgt. Percy Claud Salmon MM

British Army 10th Btn. Essex Regiment

from:Colchester




222501

Pte. Thomas Salmon

British Army 1st Battalion Suffolk Regiment

from:Kersey, Suffolk




209524

Rifleman Herbert William Salt

British Army 2/16 London Regt (Queen's Westminster Riflles)

from:79 Manor Road, Brockley




229623

Pte. Stanley Shirley Salt

British Army 10th Battalion Notts and Derby Regiment

from:Mackworth, Derby

(d.10th July 1916)




217782

Pte. H. Salter

British Army 6th Btn. East Lancashire Regiment

(d.11th Dec 1915)

Private H Salter served with the 6th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. He was executed for desertion on the 11th December 1915 age 24 and buried in Green Hill Cemetery in Gallipoli, Turkey.




659

G. F. Saltern

Royal Naval Division Nelson Btn




1206664

Stoker. George Salthouse

Royal Navy HMS Invincible

from:47 Lily Street, Hartlepool

(d.31st May 1916)

George Salthouse was born in Hartlepool on the 31st of March 1896, the son of Matthew Salthouse. He was killed in action during the Battle of Jutland.




231249

Christopher Saltmer

British Army Army Service Corps

from:Sledmere

Christopher Saltmer served as a Wagoner with the Army Service Corps.




227017

CoyQMSgt. John Evan Salusbury

British Army 13th Btn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers

from:Denbigh

(d.23rd April 1918)

John was the son of Thomas Walter and Esther Mary Salusbury; husband of Mary Owen Salusbury, 1 Bridge Street, Rhyl.




227018

L/Sgt. Richard Ernest Salusbury

British Army 14th Btn. King's Royal Rifle Corps

from:Denbigh

(d.20th March 1915)

Richard was the son of Thomas Walter Salusbury and Mary Esther Salusbury; his brother was John Evan Salusbury who also fell.




221613

Pte. Alexander Sambridge

British Army 1st Btn. Royal Berkshire Regiment

from:Newcastle upon Tyne

(d.8th Oct 1918)

Alexander Sambridge (Sambidge) was my father's brother. I began researching his history in 2013 and came across a beautiful card, with French lace and embroidered lilac flowers and the sentiment "To My Dear Mother". The card reads: "I send my best wishes to you all at home and a bright and happy Xmas. Love to you all. From your loving son, Alex"

Alexander is buried in Forenville Military Cemetery in Nord, France.I am very glad to have learned about my uncle's wartime service. It has allowed me to say "Thank you" to him; he was a young man with his whole life ahead of him.




225581

Pte. Albert Sambucci

British Army 11th Btn. Royal Sussex Regiment

from:Brighton

(d.3rd Jun 1916)

My grandad Albert Sambucci was just 23 when he died near Cambrin, France. He is buried in Cambrin Church extension cemetery. Prior to enlistment he was working in the family ice cream business in Brighton. His family had come from Italy in the early 1800s. He was married and had a son, Loreto, who was only two when his dad was killed. He also had a baby daughter, Philomena, who was born after his departure for France so he never saw her.

His letters speak of the cold and lice-ridden blankets. He also mentioned being made a bomber and trench raids. He said on one occasion it took him 2.5 hours to cover 120 yards from no mans land back to his trench. His last letter written just two days before his death said he was in the pink and hopeful of some leave. On the day that he was killed the Battalion diary states that three other ranks were killed when Sap15 was blown in, then an hour later two other ranks were shot by sniper fire, so we do not know the circumstances of his last moments.




222671

Pte. Alfred James Sample

British Army 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment

from:Ormesby, Middlesborough

(d.2nd Apr 1917)

Jim Sample Seated 3rd from left.

Jim Sample Seated 3rd from left.

Jim Sample served with the 2nd Btn, Yorkshire Regiment.

Jim

Jim




225777

Pte. Frederick Sample

British Army 8th Btn. East Yorkshire Regiment

from:Beverley

(d.9th Apr 1917)

I only know that at least 3 brothers of the Sample family from Beverley, Yorkshire died during the First World War. Frederick Sample was killed on the 9th of April 1917. The family were originally from Norfolk.




235241

L/Cpl. Frederick William Sample

British Army 6th Btn. Yorkshire Regiment

from:Kirkbymoorside

(d.14th Sep 1916)

My uncle Fred Sample was killed on 14th of September 1916 during the night attack on the Wonderworks strongpoint above Authuille. He was a machine gunner and had spent time guarding the Suez Canal in Egypt and on the front line near Arras in July and August. The Battalion moved to the Somme on the 3rd of September. Letters from his comrades say that he was buried "at a point East of Authuille" but the grave was lost during the subsequent fighting. His name appears on the Thiepval memorial.

He was born in Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire in September 1895 and worked with his father as a boot, shoe and clog maker from the age of 13 until joining the army in 1914. His mother opened a cafe, used during the war by soldiers recuperating at Welburn Hall near to Kirkbymoorside. All his letters and other material are in the North Yorkshire County Record Office at Northallerton.

Fred Sample's parents Louisa & James in door of their cafe,used during the war by soldiers recuperating at Welburn Hall near to Kirkbymoorside.

Fred Sample's parents Louisa & James in door of their cafe,used during the war by soldiers recuperating at Welburn Hall near to Kirkbymoorside.







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