Lest We Forget……
In no particular order……
Joseph Hoolahan (1877-1915), Private, 2nd battalion Cheshire Regiment, killed in action in Flanders after just four weeks action – C’s Great Grandfather.
Albert William Jones (1893 – 1960), Sapper Royal Engineers, served in the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in North Africa alongside Lawrence of Arabia’s force, mentioned in despatches for gallantry in 1918 – my grandfather.
John Humphries (1912 – 1991), Lance Corporal Royal Artillery, served in Dover Naval Defence in World War Two – my grandfather.
William Henry Woods (1921 – 1943), Able Seaman HMS Quail, killed in action in the Adriatic when struck by a mine laid by U-413 – my great-uncle.
Les Wynne (1934 – 2011), Royal Marine Commando, 42nd Commando, served in Korea, Malaya and the Canal Zone – my uncle.
- The Life of an Ordinary/Extraordinary Man (caughtinthemiddleman.wordpress.com)