IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

HOTTON War Cemetery (Luxembourg Belgium)

Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

Photo courtesy Jean-Michel Dominique (Bel)
Pte Lawrence Frederick Beach 05/01/1945 aged 18
Sgt William James Ormshaw 02/03/1945 aged 23
for Martin K. Stevens and family
Sgt Basil Orrick 13/08/1944 aged 19
for his sister Patricia Orrick
Pte Daniel Regan 03/01/1945 aged 19
He was killed in the battle for Bure in Belgium, a part of the Ardennes offensive.
He was with Alpha Company 13th Parachute regiment.
for his great nephew Paul Morley and family
Polish Airman Wladyslaw Wyganowski (300 Sqn) 02/03/1945 aged 31
Pte William Jackson 17/08/1917 - 11/01/1945
William was born in Walsall to John and Sarah Ann Jackson of 35, Bagnall Street, Leamore.
Serving initially with the 1st Bn, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, he landed in France on D Day, 06/06/1944 and took part in actions at Caen and Falaise.
He was transferred to the Seaforth Highlanders on 27/08/1944.
William was mortally wounded during an attack to take the high ground south of the main Marche-Hotton road.
It is believed that William was sheltering in a barn when struck by a shell.
His parents are buried in Ryecroft Cemetery, Walsall and he is commemorated on their headstone.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
F/Lt Lawrence David Hillier 03/09/1942 aged 24
MWO (ret'd RCAF) Jeffrey Lawrence Smith (Wakefield QC, Can.)
W/O Alwyn Terence Till 21/08/1944 aged 23
for Pippa Ettore and the Official Battle of Britain Historical Society
F/Sgt John Henry Charles Ross 13/08/1944 aged 21
for the Shoreham Aircraft Museum
Tpr Herbert Arthur Flowerdew 04/01/1945 aged 37
for his daughter Frances E. Hancock (Nee Flowerdew)
F/O Devoe Woolf 26/12/1944
for his nephew Kevin Woolf
Andrew Woolf had five sons who served during the war.
Fortunately, four of them survived.
Capt John Patrick Milner 07/01/1945 aged 25
for his nephew George Latham

645 casualties

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

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