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 Private 20/323 Anthony Harrison A Company 1st Tynside Scottish 2oth(Tynside Scottish) Bn Northumberland Fusiliers. He enlisted in Oct 1914 and was at Alnwick camp during 1915 and left for France soon after. He was Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 in the Somme on the first day of an Offensive launched by thirteen divisions of commonwealth forces on a line north of Gommecourt to Maricourt. He has no known grave but is commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

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This website is dedicated to the Officers and Men of the Tyneside Scottish and Irish Brigades.


The Northumberland Fusiliers.

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The Grenadiar Guards. 1st Regiment of foot

History of the S.A.S Regiment. Who Dares Wins

1793-1815: Royal Veteran, Reserve, and Garrison Battalions

History of the Royal Irish Regiment

Regimental Association and History of the Light Dragoons

Find your Ancesters who were Killed in the war at the commonwealth war graves commision site

Pictures and transcriptions of  memorials and rolls of honour from all over the UK

The history and regimental site of the Queens Royal Surrey Regiment

Enlisted at Euston into the Queens Royal Regiment embodied Territorial Army & Posted to 70th Battalion 2nd May 1941

 Transferred to Army reserve 2nd July 1941

 Rejoined the colors and posted to 13 Infantry training center 7th August 1942

 Posted to 15th Battalion 22nd August 1942

 Embarked UK 11th August 1943

 Disembarked North Africa 25th August 1943

 Transferred to the Wiltshire Regiment and posted to 2nd Battalion 12th September 1943

 Appointed Acting Lance Corporal 7th march 1944

 Killed in Action Anzio Italy 21 March 1944

 He is buried in the beach head war cemetery, Anzio Italy in Plot 4 row H grave 7

James Budd Bissett brn 1923 Co. Durham Son of James Budd Bissett and Sylvia Bissett (Nee Harrison)

Unit History: King's Royal Rifle Corps

The King's Shropshire Light Infantry & Affiliated Regiments

The 85th Regiment : History 1759 - 1881

The Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh (Brecon)

Living History of the Parashute Regiment

Army Service Numbers 1881-1918

With Lists of P.O.Ws

The British infantry of 1914-1918

The British cavalry regiments of 1914-1918

Unit History: Essex Regiment

In Memory of


Frederick James Gray

10574, 5th Bn., Dorsetshire Regiment who died on 18 August 1915 Age 22 Son of Isaac John Gray, of 444, Thornford, Sherborne, Dorset.

Remembered with Honour Helles Memorial

The Dorsetshire Regiment

Below two of my ancestors  in the Dorsetshire Regiment who died in the 1st World War