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Private John James Brooks

Private John James Brooks was described as a 'splendid soldier' and a 'fine example' when he was...

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Francis Preston, Deputy Town Clerk 'claimed by corporation'

Francis Noel Dykes Preston, deputy town clerk, was prevented from signing up with the army due to...

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Major Agg

Major Fredrick Agg was born in Cheltenham in 1879. In WW1 he served in France in the KOYLI regiment...

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Sgt Fredrick (Fred) King

Fred enlisted in the the KOYLI regiment, he was injured while fighting in Etaples in late Summer...

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Miner Returns To The Army

William Bailey had an unsettled life before joining up in 1903. After his service he returned to the...