This database is currently in the process of being updated.
Data may appear to be in the wrong fields or incorrect while
this process takes place but is normally correct. Some entries
are duplicated or triplicated and these are gradually being
merged. Where links exist there may be more information
on the page that has been linked to than on the database.
two addresses can be found for one person, where possible
both have been included to show movement, the sequence may
not always be correct. In the case of those serving at sea
there can be an apparent overlap of dates, normally a man
enlisted for 12 years, or the duration of hostilities; the
12 years is usally made up of 5 years service and 7 years
service in the Reserves, it is the latter 7 years when these
men worked for the railways. The details here have been
drawn from a variety of sources which are noted and quite
often the information within the various sources conflicts.
The data here is as found and reflects any conflicts. The
data is constantly being updated.
are often spelt in different ways to that which you are
trying to use e.g. Sidney and Sydney. If you cannot find
using name try just using the initials. There is no
soundex used with the search.
If a person is listed as being commemorated on a memorial
rather than being buried then they have "No known grave",
please don't ask for a grave reference. Searching
for names such as O'RORKE need to omit the apostrophe e.g.
O RORKE or even RORKE.
NOTE: Some memorial/burial details
are missing but these are gradually being inserted
main sources of information are St Paul's Cathedral Order
of Service 1919, various railway magazines of the time,
the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Soldiers Died in
the Great War, various census, trade union registers and
various railway war memorials. Some men have information
included such as Baptism, School Logs, etc.
following abbreviations used are:
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission
SDGW - Soldiers Died in the Great War