IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden
The visit to Commonwealth graves in Communal Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France
ARS en RE Communal Cemetery (Ile de Re) (Charente Maritime France)
1st row: E. Waple - A. D. Lloyd
2nd row: W. J. Brazier - Unknown (17/06/40)
3rd row: J. Derbyshire - A. H. Edwards
1st row: Unknown Airman (17/06/40) - Unknown (17/06/1940) - C. E. Wheeler
2nd row: J. P. Muirhead - G. B. Taylor - W. J. Douglas
|Photo Courtesy Isabelle & Guillaume van der Wende|
|Cpl William James Douglas 17/06/1940
Son of the late Mr John C. Douglas and Mrs Eva Douglas, Waterside, he was a well-known Londonderry hockey player and member of the Y. M. C.A.
Before joining up, he was a shipping clerk in the city.
His brother Cpl John Douglas also died on 03/08/1944 aged 25 and is buried in Fontenay Le Pesnel War Cem.
His brother Gordon was too young to fight in the war.
They had four cousins, Elizabeth, William, Robert and James Hudson.
The three boys also were called up into the British Army, fortunately they all survived the war.
for their cousin Jane Taylor (James Hudson's daughter)
and their cousin Alison Rennie (Elizabeth Hudson's daughter)
BRAZIER WILLIAM JOSEPH
United Kingdom Sergeant (Air Gnr.) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 12 Sqdn. Age: 28 Date of Death: 20/07/1942 Service No: 975641 4/1
United Kingdom Corporal Pioneer Corps Aux. Mil. Age: 36 Date of Death: 17/06/1940 Service No: 2188599 3/1
DOUGLAS WILLIAM JAMES
United Kingdom Lance Corporal Royal Army Ordnance Corps Sec. Rgt.: Royal Engineers attd. Age: 23 Date of Death: 17/06/1940 Service No: 7611733 1/3
EDWARDS ALBERT HENRY
United Kingdom Driver Royal Army Service Corps Age: 29 Date of Death: 17/06/1940 Service No: T/45585 3/2
LLOYD ALFRED DOUGLAS
United Kingdom Lieutenant (Quartermaster) Royal Army Service Corps Age: 44 Date of Death: 17/06/1940 Service No: 118257 5/2
MUIRHEAD JOHN PATRICK
United Kingdom Pilot Officer (Pilot) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 12 Sqdn. Age: 20 Date of Death: 20/07/1942 Service No: 100092 1/1
TAYLOR GEOFFREY BAVIN
United Kingdom Private Royal Army Ordnance Corps 1 Base Ordnance Depot Age: 29 Date of Death: 17/06/1940 Service No: 7593554 1/2
New Zealand Flight Sergeant (Obs.) Royal New Zealand Air Force 12 (R.A.F.) Sqdn Age: 29 Date of Death: 20/07/1942 Service No: 402000 5/1
WHEELER CHRISTOPHER ERNEST
United Kingdom Private Royal Army Service Corps Age: 25 Date of Death: between 28/05/1940 and 23/06/1940 Service No: S/147099 2/3
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Casualties informations come usualy from Commonwealth War Graves Commission, see links for more informations
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