Stories of LGBT individuals

Stories of LGBT individuals

This Community is made up of people who made a contribution or sacrifice in the First World War, and for whom evidence suggests that they identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.

Created by: Charlotte33

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  • Profile picture for May Toupie Lowther

    Born 1874

    Died 1944

    British Army Driver French Red Cross

  • Profile picture for James Whale

    Born 1889

    Died 1957

    British Army Second Lieutenant Worcestershire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Norman Gibson

    New Zealand Expeditionary Force 23/761 Rifleman New Zealand Rifle Brigade 1 Battalion

  • Profile picture for Gwendoline Farrar

    Born 1898

    Died 1944

    Other Empire Force Entertainer Lena Ashwell's entertainment company

  • Profile picture for Oswald Arthur Gerald Fitzgerald.

    Born 1875

    Died 1916

    British Army Lieutenant Colonel 18th (King George's Own) Lancers 18th (King George's Own) Lancers

    British Army Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Indian Army attached General Staff

    British Army Brevet Lieutenant Colonel

  • Profile picture for Vera Louise Holme

    Born 1881

    Died 1969

    British Army Driver French Red Cross

    British Army Chauffeur Scottish Womens Hospital

  • Profile picture for Thomas Edward Lawrence

    Born 1888

    Died 1935

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 352087 Aircraftman 2nd Class Royal Air Force

    British Army Lieutenant Colonel General List/ Staff

  • Profile picture for Edward Harold Brittain

    Born 1895

    Died 1918

    British Army Lieutenant and Captain Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment

    British Army Captain Sherwood Foresters Notts and Derby Regiment

    British Army Captain Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment 11 Battalion, Sherwood Foresters

  • Profile picture for Charles Laughton

    Born 1899

    Died 1962

    British Army 42063 Private Northamptonshire Regiment 7th Battalion

    British Army 48603 Private Bedfordshire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Montague Charles Glover

    Born 1898

    Died 1983

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion

    British Army Lieutenant Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1/6th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Lionel Evelyn Oswald Charlton

    Born 1879

    Died 1958

    British Army Captain Lancashire Fusiliers Attached Royal Flying Corps

    British Army Temporary Brigadier General GOC V Brigade, Royal Flying Corps

  • Profile picture for Norah Blaney

    Born 1893

    Died 1983

    Other Empire Force Entertainer Lena Ashwell's entertainment company

  • Profile picture for Duncan James Corrowr Grant

    Born 1885

    Died 1978

  • Profile picture for David Garnett

    Born 1892

    Died 1981

  • Profile picture for Philip Albert Gustave David Sassoon

    Born 1888

    Died 1939

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal East Kent Yeomanry

    British Army Major Royal East Kent Yeomanry

  • Profile picture for Marion Barbara Aka Joe Carstairs

    Born 1900

    Died 1993

    Other Empire Force Driver Women's Legion

  • Profile picture for Noel Pierre Coward

    Born 1899

    Died 1973

    British Army 767872 Private London Regiment 22 Battalion

  • Profile picture for Edward Morgan Forster

    Born 1879

    Died 1970

    British Army Searcher British Red Cross Society and Order of Saint John of Jerusalem

  • Profile picture for Robert Cedric Sherriff

    Born 1896

    Died 1975

    British Army Probationary Second Lieutenant East Surrey Regiment

    British Army Second Lieutenant East Surrey Regiment 9th (Service) Battalion

    British Army Temporary Lieutenant East Surrey Regiment 9th (Service) Battalion

  • Profile picture for Ernest Frederic Graham Thesiger

    Born 1879

    Died 1961

    British Army 2546 Rifleman London Regiment