S.S. Abukir, Dunkirk and Corporal Keyte of the R.A.F.

From the list of War Deaths (R.A.F. - All Ranks) 1939-1948 we have and entry that states - "Keyte, Charles T. Cpl. 531194 SS "Aboukir" 1940" Charles Thomas Keyte, my 2nd cousin 1x removed, was born 13 Feb 1914 to Charles Thomas Keyte and Louisa Mary Luckhurst. On 16 April 1938 he married Doris Esther... Continue Reading →

Kut-el-Amara claims an English bricklayer

”It was during the advance at Sheik Said a shrapnel shell came along and killed the Adjutant, wounded the Colonel, killed Corpl. Luckhurst, and also killed a private." So said a comrade of Corporal Harry Luckhurst, T/1638 5th Battalion of The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) my 1st cousin 2x removed who was killed in action... Continue Reading →

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