IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden
The visit to Commonwealth graves in Communal Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France
MONT HUON Military Cemetery (Le Treport) (Seine Maritime France)
Page 1 The Pictures
Page 2 List of Casualties
|Photo Courtesy Regis Biaux (Fr)|
|Pte Arthur Ernest Findlater 21/07/1918
Arthur was born in Walsall to John and Lily Findlater of 28, William Street, Butts, his father being a domestic coachman.
He was mobilised on Thursday 14/06/1917.
On Thursday 11/07/1918 Arthur was wounded by gas shell burns and admitted to 2nd Canadian General Hospital at Le Treport.
His mother managed to travel to France and she spent a week at the hospital with Arthur before he succumbed to his injuries.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
|Pte Albert "Baley" Caleb
Horne 02/11/1918 aged 21
He was the son of Leonard and Kate Horne.
Baley was always a fond lover of horses and he joined the Royal field Artillery to be with the horses; he was a lead driver.
He joined up when he was only 14 years and 3 months old, after 6 months training his bn were shipped to France to replace some of the loses in the battle of the Somme.
From the end of 06/1914 until 11/1918, he only had two leaves and he felt sure that he would not be killed in action – but knew something else would happen, and he was right, he died due to the flu epidemic.
for his great great niece Alice Carter
|Pte George Reginald Bennett 16/02/1895
He was born Giles and Lucy Anne Bennett, a farming family of Canning, Kings County NS.
He was the eldest child of 14 brothers and Sisters.
On the 12/10/1915, he enlisted in Halifax, N. S. for the duration of the war.
George was sent Overseas on 10/1918.
During the battle of Hill 70, near Lens, he was wounded in action on 15/08/1917 and admited to 3rd General Hospital, Le Treport France, Shell Buried Wounds, Slit Contusions.
He died of his wounds and illness.
His brother Percy Bennett also enlisted in the Canadian Army and was medically discharged in 08/1918.
for his great nephew Reginald Bennett and family
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Casualties informations come usualy from Commonwealth War Graves Commission, see links for more informations
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