Unusual deaths and incidents

Unusual deaths and incidents

Remembering the lives of people who died in unusual circumstances or were involved in unusual incidents - for example, a Rifleman who was struck by lightning.

Created by: Yvonne27542

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  • Died 1923

    British Army Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery

  • Born 1884

    Died 1914

    South African Services 131 Staff Sergeant South African Mounted Rifles 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for James Martin Child

    Born 1894

    Died 1918

    British Army Captain Manchester Regiment

    British Army Captain Royal Air Force

    Canadian Expeditionary Force

  • Born 1878

    Died 1919

    British Army 293648 Sapper Royal Engineers Inland Water Transport Bristol

    British Army 194402 Gunner Royal Garrison Artillery Attached 36 Anti-Aircraft Searchlight Section Royal Engineers Rhine Army

  • Profile picture for Harry Brown

    Born 1896

    Died 1920

    British Army 10166 Private East Yorkshire Regiment

    British Army 18554 Corporal Royal Munster Fusiliers 1st Battalion

    British Army 7211554 Corporal Royal Munster Fusiliers 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for Stewart Gordon Ridley

    Born 1896

    Died 1916

    British Army Second Lieutenant Yorkshire Regiment 12th Battalion

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Flying Officer (Observer) Royal Flying Corps

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps 17th Squadron

  • Profile picture for John Henry A.k.a. Harry Nicholson

    Born 1864

    Died 1915

    British Army 03035 Private Army Ordnance Corps

    British Army Acting Captain Army Ordnance Corps

    British Army Captain Army Ordnance Corps

  • Born 1887

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 90304 2nd Class Air Mechanic Royal Flying Corps

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 90304 Air Mechanic 3rd Class Royal Air Force

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 90304 3rd Class Air Mechanic Royal Flying Corps

  • Born 1885

    Died 1917

    British Army 6/10709 Private Royal Irish Rifles

    British Army 10709 Rifleman Royal Irish Rifles 6th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Halbert Alexander Steele Aitken

    Born 1894

    Died 1915

    British Army 810 Driver Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 810 Bombardier Royal Field Artillery 1st/4th Lowland Bde

  • Born 1897

    Died 1919

    British Army 204507 Gunner Royal Garrison Artillery 19th Heavy Battery

    British Army 204507 Gunner Royal Garrison Artillery Base Details

  • British Army 117456 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

  • Profile picture for Jack Berry

    Born 1886

    Died 1918

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 2503939

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 2503939 Sapper Canadian Engineers

  • Born 1890

    Died 1919

    Other Empire Force Entertainer Lena Ashwell's entertainment company

  • Profile picture for Oliver Gilbert Imlay

    Born 1893

    Died 1917

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 802765 Private Canadian Grenadiers

  • Profile picture for Mary Grace Twining

    Born 1891

    Died 1919

    Other Empire Force Nurse Voluntary Aid Detachment

  • Profile picture for Francis Arthur Stanley Lansdown

    Born 1894

    Died 1917

    British Army 2nd Lieutenant British West Indies Regiment 1st Battalion

    British Army Second Lieutenant Special List

    British Army 2313 Private Manchester Regiment

  • Profile picture for Charles Gardner Rought

    Born 1884

    Died 1919

    British Army 1371 Private Royal West Surrey Regiment

    British Army attached Lieutenant Royal West Surrey Regiment

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal West Surrey Regiment

  • Born 1881

    Died 1919

    Other Empire Force Civilian Young Men's Christian Association Lena Ashwell's Concert Party

    Other Empire Force Entertainer Lena Ashwell's entertainment company