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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Cecil John Lawes Harrison

Born 1895

Died 1966

British Army 2326 Private Worcestershire Regiment

British Army 240435 Private Worcestershire Regiment

British Army Lieutenant Royal Air Force

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Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley

Born 1887

Died 1915

British Army Royal Engineers

British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Engineers

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Richard Maurice Hawkins

British Army Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers

British Army Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps