My Black Poppies and Tommies

My Black Poppies and Tommies

Lives found in the course of my research* of service men and women from the West Indies, Africa and Asia. They have also been added to the community inspired by the book written by Stephen Bourne. *From December 2018 supplemented by the book 'Black Tommies' British Soldiers of African descent in the first World War written by Ray Costello 2015

https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/community/2018

Created by: , Deborah102878

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  • Profile picture for Joseph Gibson

    Born 1886

    British Army 51778 Private East Lancashire Regiment 3rd Battalion

  • Profile picture for John 'jack' Savage

    Born 1884

    Died 1945

  • Profile picture for George Washington Cisco

    Born 1887

    Died 1935

    British Army 37631 Private Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Peter Devaux

    Born 1885

    British Army 46545 Private Middlesex Regiment

    British Army 46545 Private King's Own Scottish Borderers 3rd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Reuben Adolphus Greaves

    Born 1887

    British Army 63555 Private York and Lancaster Regiment 3rd Battalion

  • Profile picture for James Clarke

    Born 1891

    British Army 26339 Private Cheshire Regiment 3rd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Joseph Clinton

    Born 1894

    British Army 216852 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 9624 Private British West Indies Regiment 7th Battalion

    British Army 477448 Private Labour Corps

  • Profile picture for Donald Brown

    Born 1896

    British Army G/15636 Private Middlesex Regiment 21st (Reserve) Battalion

    British Army G/15636 Private Middlesex Regiment 28th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Herbert Gladstone Mcdavid, M.s.m.

    Born 1898

    Died 1966

    British Army 9479 Private Seaforth Highlanders

    British Army 359091 Private King's (Liverpool) Regiment 10th (Scottish) Battalion

    British Army Private Cameron Highlanders 6th (Service) Battalion

  • Profile picture for Hugh Alfred Langley

    Born 1892

    Died 1917

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 138511 Canadian Infantry 75th Battalion

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 138511 Company Sergeant Major Canadian Infantry 75th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Louis Achoy

    Born 1896

    Died 1918

    British Army 413 Private Northumberland Fusiliers (Tyneside Irish) 24th (Service) Battalion

  • Profile picture for John 'jack' Cullis Mclaren

    Born 1892

    Royal Navy F18345 Aircraftsman 2nd Class HMS President II

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 218345 Private 1st Class Royal Air Force

  • Profile picture for Noah Arnold

    Born 1892

    British Army 26964 Private Cheshire Regiment 3rd Battalion

  • Profile picture for James Brickley

    Born 1893

    British Army 27034 Private Cheshire Regiment 3rd Battalion

  • Profile picture for John Henry Bunyan

    Born 1889

    British Army 3741 Private British West Indies Regiment 3rd Battalion

  • Profile picture for John Pestano

    Born 1888

    British Army 194 Private British West Indies Regiment 1st Battalion

    British Army M/271779 Private Army Service Corps Motor Transport

  • Profile picture for William Stephen P Tull

    Born 1882

    Died 1920

    British Army 545340 Sapper Royal Engineers

  • Profile picture for Isaac Ferdinand Josiah Ennis

    Born 1889

    British Army 26328 Private Cheshire Regiment 3rd Battalion

    British Army 26328 Lance Corporal / Acting Corporal Cheshire Regiment 3rd Battalion

  • Profile picture for George Barrow

    Born 1885

    British Army 76066 Private King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 1st Reserve Garrison Battalion

  • Profile picture for Joseph Thomas Barros

    Born 1897

    Died 1978

    British Army 9714 Private 1st Reserve Cavalry Regiment

    British Army 41075 Private Machine Gun Corps

    British Army 41075 Corporal Machine Gun Corps