Life Stories

A Life Story is a page of information about a person, and can include facts, anecdotes and images.

We feature more than 7.7 million Life Stories, of people who were involved in the war from throughout the British Empire and Commonwealth.

Search for an individual by name or keyword e.g. regiment or service number.


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Profile picture for Charles Algernon Fryatt
Charles Algernon Fryatt

Born 1872

Died 1916

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Guy Warneford Nightingale

Born 1890

Died 1935

British Army Lieutenant Captain Royal Munster Fusiliers

British Army Brevet Major Royal Munster Fusiliers

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Peter Zeisser

Born 1894

Died 1915

Australian Imperial Force 168 Trooper Australian Light Horse