This is for my Great Grandad, who was killed in action in 1917 x
I can only wonder what would have been were it not for those who gave it their all ?
With pride and sorrow my Grandpa Edward Marshall, Yorks Lancs Rgmnt, killed in action 21 8 1915, in the ccause of freedom.
Grandad Freddie you were so brave, your grandson (my husband) David always tells me all the war stories you told him. If only I could have met you. xoxo
Just a simple "thank you" to those brave lads who gave their lives for our freedom. Never forgotten...
Edward received the Military Medal for bravery, he is commemorated on the Nieuport Memorial in Belgium. His 2 bothers also died. I will always remember them.
My daughter will never meet anyone who can remember the war, and even maybe even the Second World War too. It's important we take time to remember as a nation.
This war marks the cost of nationalism. The unknown soldier is a symbol of a better world.
En mémoire à tous ceux qui sont tombés, bons ou mauvais. Témoignons ensemble par le devoir de mémoire.
It is strange to part of a generation whose only experience of the war is through poetry and film...
In memory of Lance Corporal William Noble. Joined at 16, injured on the Somme, killed in action Ypres October 1917.
To all those brave and fearless soldiers that fought to defend freedom and democracy.
Grandpa, Bert, fought on the Somme - so many of his colleagues perished in a terrible war. In memory of all the brave souls who fought for our freedom.
Remembering Albert and Wilfred Clift KIA april and may 1917 Rouen and St Imoges R.I.P lads xx
In memory of my two great uncles, Charles Henry Coop and Frederick Joseph Donovan, who made the ultimate sacrifice. We will remember them...
Visiting the war cemeteries in primary school was one of my earliest and most poignant experiences.
In honour of my great grandfather, who died from wounds 25 July 2016, and is buried in Hamel Military Cemetery. Remembered with pride from one of a very large group of his descendants today
A thought to all those whose lives have been affected by this and any war. The brave men and strong families behind them. All my love xxx
Great Uncle George - St George's Day 1917 Fampoeux - Arras now in Brown's Copse. Last home Easter 1917 - 13 round the table.
Lest we forget
R.I.P everyone who fought for us in ww1
My grandparents lived through a tough time
May we never forget
For William F Pearman. Died October 8th 1916 and is commemorated at Vis-en-Artois cemetery. Remembered with pride.
So that none forget the sacrifices and heroism. Tyranny will always be defeated!
I owe my freedom in life to those who fought, and died to preserve our nation. Brave men and women I salute you all. Thank you.
My Grandpa was at the Somme. So many young men died, and we owe so much to them. God bless them all.
To Robert KIRTLEY - my grandfather - born 1880, died of wounds 23rd December 1917 in the Somme (near Bapaume)
EDWARD MAKINSON 1/5TH BATTALLION LANCSTER KINGS OWN ROYAL REG WE HAVE YET TO FIND YOU BUT YOU LIVE ON IN OUR THOUGHTS WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER WHAT YOU AND YOUR COMRADES DID FOR OUR COUNTRY RIP XX
we love you RIP
I will never forget my trip tp the memorials and battlefields it was a a shock not ashamed to say i wept my father fought in the 1st world war and was wounded .
With great gratitude for our freedom. May such a war never happen again.
Dear My Great Man, found this picture the other day, just made me think of how brave you were. Although you didn't fight, your medical assistance saved a lot of lives. So thank you xx <3
I have made one visit to see the grave of my Great Uncle and the namoe of another on the Menin Gate. it was a trip like no other. I thank them and all the others who paid the ultimate sacrifice.
I had 2 great uncles that died in WW1. Aubrey Hamilton Wild and Ernest Spillett. May they rest in peace.
Charles main, my great uncle, killed on 15th September 1916 at Trones Wood. He will not be forgotten
my distant relatives,served,and,were killed, for queen and country,during the 1st and second world wars
We will remember them. The boys who gave up everything to saveus, god bless them.
My grandfather, a Yorkshire man decided to join a scots regiment. He was killed at Vimy Ridge on the 2d of June 1916.
Charles Mail, the great uncle I never knew killed at Trones Wood. A very brave man.
To my father Frederick Barnett Ox.Bucks.L.I. your legacy was worth it. A better world for us all.
We, the family that are here today owe so much to you and your comrades. Their loss is our loss inherited but your name lives on in your great nephew. God bless.
Remembering my Great Uncle John Bartlett Cooper killed on his 19th birthday 09.10.1916
Thoughts of the Uncles we never knew Alfred and William England but you will always be remembered Tricia Carol Wendy
To all in my family and all the other families worldwide who died. RIP
Remembering my Great Uncle Percy Musker, regular soldier, who was killed 21.10.1914. whilst attacking with his younger brother Clifford by his side.
Great Uncle Williams blowers, died in France in 1916
in loving memory of the three members of my family who died in the Great War: Albert, Jimmy and Gabriel. Never forgotten.
they all risks their live for our country
remembering arthur millen aged 19 who gave his life for his country in 1915
to all the soldiers who have fallen in the line of duty
In memory of Dad's uncle, Pilot Officer James Henderson killed 12th march 1943 at La Malmaison, Aisne whose grave i recently found.
RIP all who died in the war
remembering robert monk who was murdered by the japanese in 1942 in burma
To a dear and brave uncle who gave his life in the Great War for our freedom.
To my father OX Bucks L.I. 1916. It was not in vain. A better world for your sacrifice. John
it so sad to loose so many relitives
to my great grandfather Henry George Sutherland died 20/05/1916 and buried in Sangatte, calais.
R.I.P tp all those who died :"( so sad, p.s hi jordane :)
we will never forget the as long as we are english
Just to remember my gradfather. Frederick Mear, who died near Poperinghe in July 1916, who is buried at the Poperinghe War Cemetary
Remembered always... www.trenchartofww1.co.uk
In 2011 i made a trip to see my great grandads grave. It was a trip like no other he will not be forgotten like so many he paid the ultimate sacrifice
may we always remember these brave souls who gave so much for our nation
Wish your story could have been passed down through the family Jesse Hill
Thanks for your courage. We will never forget you. Merci
for pépé Florent who spent 4 years in the belgian trenchees en was wounded twice remember
Serbia remembers its sons and daughters.
we all owe them so much, for those gone and still serving
To Gunner George Hounslow, Etaples cemetery and all who lie with him. Lest we forget.
In memory of my Great uncle Lewis Watkins, who died in Belgium in 1917 aged just 25. He sacrificed his future for ours. We will not forget.
to my grandfather who by the grce of God, made it out of that hell, my prayers are with his pals who never made it back, you gave your today so I could have my tomorrow.
Lest we forget may you all be forever remembered for everything you have done.
thankyou for the commitment you have all provided and we are proud of you. i will never forget, and i love you grandad.
to my great great grandfather John Bryne, I never knew u but i heard u wear very brave, love, your great great great granddaughter.Abbie aged 10 xxxxx
proud of you dad, and all veterans, 11/11 is your special day.
To my grandparents who lived in a village in the somme which was destroyed in the 1st then in the 2d to their resilience.
so many brave men who did not come home!
To All those Men & woman and Animals who lost their lives in WW1-2. Thank you may yourest in peace x
My Granny's parents fled from Oostduinkerke to Neuville-sous-Montreuil during WW1. We leed the lifes we will live today because of this. Staying in Belgium was no option. Thank you!
Let them be in memory for ever...
What happened to you great, great grandfather ? You were listed and missing and we never knew if you died or survived. We love you.
FOE EDDY AND WILL YOUNG LIFE LOST FOR US
JUST 20, IN MANY THOUGHTS, VISITED FEW BECAUSE OF AGE &DISTANCE
To my dear Father Peter Holmes, you will never dbe forgotten. The dead continue to live on in our memories.
To My brother. Your love for life was so pure. Still love you brother.
a big thought for our liberators they defended the freedom of our country
Deze poppy voor een zoon, een broer, een vader gesneuveld in die afschuwelijke grote oorlog.
In memory of my Uncle, Charles Thomas Bell who was killed in action on 13/07/1915 aged 19
Paix est trésor qu'on ne peut trop louer, je hais guerre point ne doit la priser. Charles d'Orléans.
my two uncles who gave their lives in ww1 for our freedom. hugs for you both. wish I could have met you
Si jeune, si jeune ...
In Memory of LCP James Muir 6th BTL HLI DOW 24/8/1918
Thank you for saving Canada and for my freedom. And I will remember the soldiers that lived and died.
Thank you very much for making our world a better place and keeping our island safe thank you for risking your life for us. thank you soldiers
I thank you for giving peace to Newfoundland.
thank you for keeping our island safe and thank you for peace
My great uncle Eli served in the war. Every year, when I was a teenagers, I had the privilege of selling poppies for him. I looked forward to this event every year.
Thank you for protecting Canada
We are thankful for our freedom. We shall remember the soldiers that kept our land safe.
Thank you for keeping our island safe and peaceful
Thank you for keeping Canada safe and taking up your time that you would be spending with your family to keep Canada safe.
Thank you for keeping us safe. Thank you for giving us freedom. I really appreciate that.
I would thank a soldier for keeping the world safe for kids so they can on the playground
I would like to thank the soldiers and veteran's for looking after the world for us <3
dear veteran: I would like to thank you for risking your so we could have a peaceful nation.
Thank you for fighting and risking your life for our great country. Again, thank you for going through that horror for our peace and freedom
Hi. I am 11 and in grade 6. i would like to thank you for fighting in war for me and all of our fellow Canadians. I will remember you. make sure you say safe.
I would like to thank all of the veterans for going to war so we could have peace and freedom in our country
dear soldier I want to thank you and all of the other soldiers for all you risked for us. I want you to know that you are really appreciated. thank you so much. STAY SAFE. Sincerely Alex corbett
dear veteran Thanks for leaving your homes and fighting for the peace in our country today sincerely
i thank you for risking your life to save our country. if you didn't fight for our country then we wouldn't have the freedom we have.
Dear veteran, thank you for all you do, for risking your life at war and keeping our country safe sincerely, Claudia warren grade6
Dear sloggers, I'd like to thank you for going to the war and risking your lives to save our lives and helping remember the ones that are gong to the war
Dear Soldier thank you for fighting in the war for us and world peace and you have a lot of respect. sincerely; Rachel Drover Gr.6
Dear Veteran, i am writing this to thank you for fighting for our country. You risk your life so we could have peace and we thank you.
Dear veteran, I would like to thank you all that you have done to keep world peace in our country. you all put your lives before ours.
I lilke to thank you for doing everything that you do for the world. think you very much everyone. sincerely Amma dyer Gr.6
Dear soldiers I'd like to thank you for going to the war and risking your lives to save our lives thank you
I am writing this to thank you for fighting for our country. You risk your life so all the people across the country could have peace. Thanks again for serving our country.
Great-great Uncle Charles, more than a name or number. A young outback Aussie who never returned. His story is part of history. Remembering all who fought for our freedom. Lest We Forget.
Erin go bragh!
SGT WM M DUGUID: B.31 Aug 1892. Brown eyes & hair. 5' 9". Single. Joined Canadian Infantry, 27th Battalion, one of the first contingents sent to the frontlines, 6 Nov 1917: JIA in Passchendaele.
En record de Pere Ferrés-Costa, patriota català, soldat de primera classe, abatut a la cota 140 del Front d'Artois.
Reg Pocock RASC and Ernest Ashby RAMC. Not forgotten.
In memory of the Groombridge and Morrison members of my family. Thank you.
In memory of JAMES EDWARD FORDHAM Guardsman 5836337 Age 21 Buried in Florence War Cemetery
In memory of all the brave mens and women taken whilst serving their country.
For my great grandfather... Pte Arthur Charles White... KIA 30 October 1917 at the Battle of Passchendaele
For Horace Meakin
In memory of my great grand father
We will never forget
I thank those that foght in the war for our freedom
In memory of my Great Granbfather Pte Peter Friel, 6th Btln Royal Inniskilling Fusileers who was KIA on 17th October 1916.
Remember those that gave their lives for us and are countrie
In memory of my grandfathers, my great-uncles - who served and did not all come home - and the many young, brave men whose lives were never the same again
We will never forget those who fought.
In memory of William Haggett. Died of wounds Passedale 1917 aged 19. Lest we forget
They saved us so we can be in peace they will not be forgotten
Remember the peope who gave their lives for our freedome
My friend Mason died on November 9, 2015
My grandpa was in the war he survived his friend didn't he will be missed
I remember child soldiers who didn't deserve to die
The present cherished
To all the men and women who put their country before their lives. We honor them.
Looking for him
With thanks. With love. With respect and eternal gratitude. You gave up your future so that I could have one...
For john william crone 1941 ypres from his loving sister martha alice crone xxxx
En mémoire de tout ceux et celles qui ont donné leur vie pour la liberté. Particulièrement Alfred Bélanger du 22ie bataillon Canadien Français tué à Chérisy le 28 août 1918. Je Me Souviens.
To my Grandfather. R.I.P.
in memory of my great uncle, james morrison mccready who died 25/08/1918 and is buried at arneke cemetery pas de Calais. R.I.P.
Killed in action February 19,1916
To all those fallen in battle to preserve the freedoms we all enjoy. Thank you resisting and overcoming tyranny. Your sacrifices of yesterdays have given us today and the prospect of a brighter tomorrow. Love Rohan
To My Grandad, Frederick George Pepper. Who I never knew. He lost his life shortly after the end of WW1, due to a Mustard Gas attack. He was a Mounted Medic, that served in both France and Belgium.
tous les ans avec nos frères bikers nous nous rendons sur les tombes de jeunes frères tombés pour notre liberté.
For our Great Grandfather Andrew Rourke. Killed near Albert in WW1. Buried in Grove Town Cemetery.
For my Grandfather Bob Bradford. Fought with The Rifle Brigade at Calais in 1940. Forced to surrender, he was in captivity for the rest of the War.
I appreciate what soldiers have done for us.
Thank you, to all veterans past and present, for giving your service to our country. We appreciate all you have done and still do for us. You risked your life for our country. You stood strong and we are proud of your efforts.