True stories and memorabilia of our ancestors in the First World war


Links to true stories and memorabilia of our ancestors in the First World War

Ancestor Descendants
George Anthony Ackerley Richard Ackerley’s Grandfather
Dadcu Williams, David Morgan Williams & Owen John Williams Nicky Ainscough’s Great Grandfather and Great Uncles. James and Harry Ainscough’s Great, Great, Grandfather and Great, Great Uncles
George Allsop George Allsop’s Uncle & Vic Allsop’s Great Uncle
Harry Bennett June Allsop’s Father & Vic Allsop’s Grandfather
Emily Vipas Karen Ardron’s Grandmother
The Baileys of Warren Farm Hoby Charles Bret Bailey, Edward Brett-Bailey, Ellen Bret Bailey, John Bret Bailey, Sybil Bret Bailey
George Thomas Blaxland, O.B.E.1871 – 1953 Sue Blaxland’s Grandfather
Frederick Charles Paul 1888 -1982 Enid Boesser’s Grandfather
Arthur Henry Riley Enid Boesser’s Second Cousin
Alfred James Kemp Sheila Bolt’s Grandfather; Anne Thomas’s Great Grandfather Sam, Lucy & Ella Thomas’s Great, Great Grandfather
A WW1 Tale of Two Sisters – Lucy & Elizabeth Congreve Malcolm Britton’s Great Aunt and Grandmother
Herbert William Henry Tyler Leslie Case’s Father
William Pitman Lee Cobb’s Grandfather
Hugh & Donald McPherson Fraser John Coleman’s Great Uncles
Frank Alvey Mike Croft’s Grandfather
Henry Cropper & Harry Bonshor Roger Cropper’s Grandads
Joseph Kirby Mowforth Mary Dunford’s Grandfather
Thomas Ellis (1885 – 1918) Bob Ellis’s Grandfather
Amelia Alice Savory Caroline Ellis’s Grandmother
“CLIFF” A tribute by David Farrer
Marion Illingworth David Farrer’s Godmother
Alfred William Stevens Suzanne Fleming’s Grandfather
Arthur William Sutton Suzanne Fleming’s Grandfather
Albert Wyatt Terry Fleming’s Uncle
Ernest Smith Mary Foister’s Father
Thomas Hanney Madeline Frings’s Grandfather
Edward Frings Simon Frings’s Grandfather
Wesley Garner Frier Audrey Gatward’s Uncle
William Edward Wilford Audrey Gatward’s Father
Nellie Bytheway Catherine Haworth’s Great Great Aunt
Margaret Gertrude Binnie (Nee Bytheway) Catherine Haworth’s Grandmother (Niece to Nellie Bytheway)
Charlie Haworth James Haworth’s Grandfather
Dennis Woodfield Sue Hendry’s Great Grandfather
Frederick Elliot Knight Diane Horsfield’s Granddad
Ethel Kirkham Beal & Thomas Ellis Ashley Steve Horsfield’s Gran & Great Uncle
Christopher Shelton Karen Jarvis’s Great Uncle; Joe, Max, Jasmin & Annie Jarvis’s Great Great Uncle
Percy William Cooper Ann Kell’s Granddad
Thomas James “Rusty” Richards, MC John Mann’s Great Uncle
Henry Hardwick Jones Ali Morgan’s Great Uncle
Fred Sheffield Janet Morris’s Great Uncle
Giosuè Borsi Diana Patterson’s Great Uncle
EGH (George) Power Amelia & Imogen Power’s Great, Great Uncle
George’s war letters: The First World War seen through the letters of George Power OBE Amelia & Imogen Power’s Great, Great Uncle
Elizabeth Butler Diane Richards’ Great Grandmother
Hubert Frank Higgins Margaret Robinson’s Father
Frank Godfrey Sheila Robinson’s Grandfather
Hans Sussmann & Jo Bernert John Simon’s Grandfathers
John Thomas McKay Chris Wainwright’s Great Uncle
Fred Walker Angus Walker’s Grandfather
Ellis Greenhalgh Marie Wallin’s Grandad
Hannah Greenhalgh’s Album Marie Wallin’s Grandmother
Harold Wallin Mark Wallin’s Grandad
Harold Edwards Sheila Warner’s Father & Sue Warner’s Grandfather
Edwin & Alice James Sue Warner’s Great Grand Parents
Thomas Lovell Warner Sue Warner’s Great Uncle
Edward Woodford Ivy Woodford’s Great Uncle