Alfred Andrew Adams

Alfred Andrew Adams

Private. Number 1538, of the London Regiment, 15th County of London Batallion. Birth registered at St Saviour, Southwark. He is buried in plot III, A, 17 of St. Patrick's Cemetery, Loos.  IWM have ...

War dead, War Memorial WW1, France

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Field Marshal, First Viscount Alanbrooke

Field Marshal, First Viscount Alanbrooke

Churchill's chief military advisor in WW2.  Born (and brought up) in France as Alan Brooke into the Irish aristocracy.  Entered the army aged 18 and served in Ireland and India and then in WW1, in ...

Person, Armed Forces, France, India, Ireland

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Prince Leopold George Duncan Albert, Duke of Albany, K.G., K.T.,

Prince Leopold George Duncan Albert, Duke of Albany, K.G., K.T.,

Queen Victoria's youngest son, delivered at Buckingham Palace with the aid of chloroform. A haemophiliac he died aged 30. Married Helena and had two children: daughter Alice and son, Charles Edward...

Person, Royalty, France

1 memorial
Field Marshal Allenby

Field Marshal Allenby

Army officer. Born Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby at Brackenhurst Hall, near Southwell, Nottinghamshire. He fought in the second Boer war and in World War I his command captured Vimy Ridge. Later he l...

Person, Armed Forces, Africa, Egypt, France

2 memorials
Lindsay Anderson

Lindsay Anderson

Film and theatre director, critic and writer, ‘This sporting Life', ‘If', ‘The Whales of August', awarded the 1955 Oscar for Best Documentary Short. Born India, died France.

Person, Cinema, Theatre, France, India

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Metropolitan Anthony

Metropolitan Anthony

Prominent theologian and first head of the Diocese of Sourozh, 1962 until his death. Born as Andrei Borisovich Bloom in Switzerland. Brought up in Russia, Iran and Paris from 1923, where he studie...

Person, Religion, France, Iran/Persia, Switzerland

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Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold

Poet, writer and school inspector.  Born at Laleham-on-Thames, Middlesex, son of Thomas Arnold. He won the Newdigate prize in 1843 with a poem on Cromwell. Appointed a lay inspector of schools in 1...

Person, Education, Poetry, France, Germany, Netherlands

2 memorials
Bruce Bairnsfather

Bruce Bairnsfather

Cartoonist. WW1 artist. Born Muree, India. He was serving on the western front at the time of the Christmas Truce of 1914 and drew and wrote about it. An article in the Malvern Gazette 21/9/11, pro...

Person, Art, Literature, France, India

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Rifleman Walter Baker

Rifleman Walter Baker

Walter Baker was born on 11 December 1896, the youngest of the five children of Walter Baker (b. circa 1858) and Martha Baker née Hornreeve (b. circa 1859). His birth was registered in the 1st quar...

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW1, France

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Lieutenant Hugh Reginald Baldwin

Lieutenant Hugh Reginald Baldwin

Hugh Reginald Baldwin was born on 4 March 1898, the second of the three children of Edward Thomas Baldwin (1847-1937) and Emily Henry Louise Stoker (1866-1936). His birth was registered in the 1st ...

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW1, France

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