IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden
The visit of Commonwealth graves in Communals Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France
MARCOING Communal Cemetery (Nord France)
|An Unknown - R. L. Sparks|
|L. to R.: J. Winn - B. Hunt and 8 Unknowns|
|Background: C. S. Salmon -W. Hayes - G. Wright
- J. Burns
On the left: J. W. Leahy - T. Charlton - W. G. Fletcher
On the right: H. E. Prece - R. Piddington - F. Ding
Front : F. Yates - H. Govans
|G. A. Murray - D. Clarck|
|Pte William George Fletcher 1898 -
Because of his sight problems, William was put on stretcher-bearing duties.
He was helping an injured soldier when he was blown up by a shell.
He was given a proper burial by the British Forces but later a German counter-attack resulted in the grave being blown up.
for Julia and Ben Fisher
United Kingdom Private Worcestershire Regiment 4th Bn. Age: 19 Date of Death: 30/11/1917 Service No: 41031 Sp. Mem.
United Kingdom Private Durham Light Infantry 14th Bn. Date of Death: 25/11/1917 Service No: 191124 Sp. Mem.
United Kingdom Lance Corporal Royal Scots 1st Bn. Age: 22 Date of Death: 11/05/1940 Service No: 3055007 (13)
United Kingdom Private Leicestershire Regiment 1st Bn. Date of Death: 30/11/1917 Service No: 40021 Sp. Mem.
FLETCHER WILLIAM GEORGE
United Kingdom Private Royal Army Medical Corps Age: 21 Date of Death: 26/11/1917 Service No: 11760 Sp. Mem.
United Kingdom Private West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 1st Bn. Age: 25 Date of Death: 20/11/1917 Service No: 57928 Sp. Mem.
United Kingdom Sapper Royal Engineers 29th Div. Signal Coy. Date of Death: 01/12/1917 Service No: 430521 Sp. Mem.
United Kingdom Private King's Shropshire Light Infantry 1st Bn. Date of Death: 25/11/1917 Service No: 6636 (2)
LEAHY JOHN WILLIAM
United Kingdom Corporal Durham Light Infantry 14th Bn. Age: 19 Date of Death: 25/11/1917 Service No: 11246 Sp. Mem.
MURRAY G A
United Kingdom Lieutenant Royal Engineers Secondary Royal Field Artillery Secondary attd. 310th Bde. Date of Death: 04/10/1918 (12)
United Kingdom Private Suffolk Regiment 9th Bn. Date of Death: 02/12/1917 Service No: 50398 Sp. Mem.
PRECE HENGIST ERNEST
United Kingdom Private Worcestershire Regiment "X" Coy. 4th Bn. Age: 34 Date of Death: 30/11/1917 Service No: 33052 Sp. Mem.
SALMON C S
United Kingdom Private King's Shropshire Light Infantry 1st Bn. Date of Death: 26/11/1917 Service No: 22412 Sp. Mem.
SPARKS ROBERT LIONEL
United Kingdom Second Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers 2nd Bn. Age: 19 Date of Death: 22/11/1917 (10)
United Kingdom Private King's Shropshire Light Infantry 1st Bn. Date of Death: 25/11/1917 Service No: 8724 (1)
United Kingdom Private Essex Regiment 1st Bn. Date of Death: 30/11/1917 Service No: 36452 Sp. Mem.
United Kingdom Second Lieutenant Hampshire Regiment 2nd Bn. Date of Death: 30/11/1917 Sp. Mem.
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Casualties informations come usualy from Commonwealth War Graves Commission, see links for more informations
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