Biographies of Fallen British Officers
Records: 2,623 · Complete: 100%
At the beginning of WWI, British officials kept a biography of each officer casualty from the British Expeditionary Force. As the war progressed, the sheer enormity of the project became too overwhelming and the series was never completed.
This collection includes casualties that occurred 1914-1915. The collection is organized alphabetically and includes biographical information such as:
Parents; and occasionally siblings and grandparents
Name of spouse
Names of dependent children
Previous military service
Circumstances accompanying death
Military awards and honors
In some instances, the military career of family members is included. Some biographies mention hobbies, interests and personality traits of the soldier.