IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

The visit of Commonwealth graves in Communals Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France

AEROPLANE Cemetery (Ieper) (West Vlaanderen Belgium)

Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

Pte King Frederick Zerbst KIA 04/10/1917 Aged 21
He was born 18 Jun 1896 at Miram, near Nhill in Victoria Australia and was a Farm Labourer. He was the 10th child in a family of 11.
Son of Gottlieb Robert Zerbst and Emily nee Eyers.
HIs brother, Hartfield also enlisted, but returned home safely.
King Frederick enlisted 24/07/1915. The poor guy was admitted to Cairo Hospital with mumps 23/02/1916. Later that year he was admitted to Hospital in England with Trench Feet. There is some discrepancy with his missing in action and death dates. One documents states Reported missing in action 13/10/17 and reported killed in action 20/10/17. The other document states he was reported missing and reported killed in action 4/10/17.
for Sandra O'Hara (Aus)
Pte luke Clegg Leadbeater 22/11/1917
Pte Herbert Allan Long 12/01/1918 aged 24
Pte Tom Manning (441292) 06/04/1916 & Pte Frank Manning (441293) 06/04/1916
Frank Manning was born on 19/04/1884 in Bloxham, Oxfordshire England,and was married with Keria Manning, Univerity Heights, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
He enlisted in Prince Albert on 20/04/1915.
Tom Manning was born oon 14/10/1884 in Taunton, Somerset England, and was single.
He enlisted in Prince Albert on 17/04/1915.
L/Cpl George Eric Padman 27/09/1917 aged 21


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Casualties informations come usualy from Commonwealth War Graves Commission, see links for more informations © Pierre Vandervelden - Belgium