IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

BAC du SUD British Cemetery (Bailleulval) (Pas de Calais France)

Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

Gnr Romolo Mennucci 07/09/1918 aged 39
Cpl Martin Pott 23/08/1918 aged 24
L/Sgt Walter George Morwick 07/07/1918 aged 27
Pte Ernest David Mayo 03/09/1918
Ernest was a married man residing at 130, Milton Street, Walsall with his wife and three children.
Enlisting in the Army at Walsall in 02/1917, Ernest was drafted to France on Saturday 15/09/1917.
During Sunday 01/09/1918, whilst serving near the Bullecourt Road, Ernest was wounded in the head and removed to either 45th or 46th Casualty Clearing Station at Bailleuval where he succumbed without regaining consciousness.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
Pte Charles Collins 04/05/1918 aged 36
Born in Wingfield, Berkshire, Charles served throughout the Boer War.
A married man he resided at 122, Prince Street, Walsall with his wife and 2 children.
Drafted to France on Tuesday 07/09/1915, Charles was wounded during Friday 03/05/1918 and removed to hospital at Bailleulval where he succumbed the following day.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
Pte Edward Henry Rollins 17/03/1918 aged 19
Edward resided with his parents at 30, Rowley Street, Walsall.
He was wounded whilst in the line at Bailleulval, most probably during Friday 16/03/1918, and succumbed in either the 7th, 20th or 43rd Casualty Clearing Station at Bailleulval.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
2nd/Lt Sydney Thomas Swaby 31/08/1918 aged 21
He enlisted in 1915 aged 18 years in Kings Royal Rifle Corps service number C/6746 Subsequently commissioned 31/10/1917 into West Yorkshire Rgt.
Later attached 2/4th Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.
He was Mentioned in Despatches
for his nephew Sydney Alastair Swaby
Pte John Browne 05/09/1918 aged 19
He had an appendicitis at a field hospital in France, but insisted on re-joining his regiment and as a consequence, burst his stitches and died along the way.
He was born in Clara, Kings County (Now Offaly), Ireland where he resided, he enlisted in Tullamore, Kings County.
for his niece Mrs Lily Minnock (Nee Rock) and great nephew Ronnie Minnock

684 casualties

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