First World War Centenary

This year marks 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War. I’ll be updating the blog with a series of records, stories and photos, detailing how the War impacted the lives of everybody in my family tree.

George Hanes and the Battle of Coronel Centenary

Check back here in a few months when this page will link to all First World War-related posts and pages on the site.


Ancestors who died during the First World War:

George HanesChief Petty Officer – died 01 November 1914
Royal Navy

William Woolmore, Battery Sarjeant Major – died 29 November 1914
British Army, Royal Field Artillery
Robert Marshall Johnson, Private – died 14 November 1916

British Army, Bedfordshire Regiment
William Richard LathwoodDriver – died 20 February 1917
British Army, Royal Engineers

Thomas Charles Kipps, Bombardier – died 22 March 1918
British Army, Royal Field Artillery
Albert Jackman, Sarjeant – died 13 October 1918
British Army, York and Lancaster Regiment


For a list of those who served in the First World War, click here.






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