IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

The visit to Commonwealth graves in Communal Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France

CHOLOY War Cemetery (Meurthe et Moselle France)

Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

P/O Stanley Ernest Zadorozny 18/12/1944 aged 21
See the story of his crew here
F/O Bruce James Hosie 04/04/1923 - 07/10/1944
F/O Neville John Callan 25/03/1944 aged 21
F/O Ian Sydney Alexander Stevenson 16/09/1943 aged 27
F/Lt James Fraser Craig DFC 15/03/1944 aged 31
F/O Malcolm Joseph steel 26/08/1944 aged 31
F/O Lindsay David Glenday 16/09/1943 aged 34
W/O Cl. II Alexander William Niall 16/09/1943 aged 30
P/O Kelvin Havelock Green Groves 17/04/1943 aged 30
P/O Stanley Thomas Schmidt 06/09/1943 aged 21
F/O Ian Dundee Graham 20/10/1944 aged 30
for Jean Marc Trehiou
W/O Class III (PSM) Arthur Larcombe 05/03/1940 aged 37
for Lynn Heiden and family
Sgt Jack Squire 01/02/1945
Jack was a gunner in a Lancaster bomber who was killed when the aircraft in which he was the rear gunner, collided with another on the way to bomb Ludwigshafen that night.
Two of the crew survived.
Jack was initially buried at Epinal but relocated after the war to Choloy.
He was from Hammersmith, West London and had 4 sisters and 8 brothers.
Jack between his well kept grave in 1997 and 2012.
for his nephew Jack Taylor
Pte Cecil Laverne pendleton 19/08/1942 aged 38
for his daughter Cecille Reeve
W/O Cl. II Alvin Otto Scherbarth 25/05/1945
for his great nephew Ken Dittrich
Sgt George William Dalton 25/07/1944 aged 22
for Dave Brown and family
Sgt Donald Joseph Bowen 14/05/1940 aged 22
for his nephew Tom Bowen
P/O Arthur Francis Posselt 14/05/1940 aged 21
More about them on Tom's blog here


439 casualties

IF You have a casualty picture, please send me a copy, I'll be glad to show it on this page.

IF You want a king size copy of this picture (300/900 ko - 2592/1944 pixels) please e-mail me.

IF You want picture of a particular grave, in this cemetery, please e-mail me.

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