IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

NINE ELMS Military Cemetery (Poperinge)(West Vlaanderen Belgium)


Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

Cpl Joseph I. Edwards 10/10/1917 Aged 25
for Janice Eyres
Pte Arthur Forbes DoW 30/10/1917
Arthur was born in Scotland, he enlisted 05/08/1915, aged 17. He had taken part in several big engagements including the capture of Vimy Ridge.
Pte Charles Henry Wigmore Hawkes 26/10/1917 aged 22
Charles was born in Warrandyte Victoria Australia, he DoW at the 44th Casualty Clearing Station.
for his nephew Jim Cranfield
Pte Andrew Simms 14/10/1917 aged 24
Pte Harold George Day 04/10/1917
Pte John Heber Leopold Gilbert 1884 - 05/10/1917
He left a wife, Mary and a daughter, Dulcie, born in 1913
Pte Edward Charles Nutley 20/02/1918 aged 35 
Pte George Henry Simpson 14/10/1917 aged 29 
Cpl George Thomas Dudley 29/05/1940 aged 35
He was son of James and Annie Elizabeth Dudley; husband of Ivy Irene Dudley, of Coventry.
for Grant Smallacombe and family
Dvr George Shearman 30/09/1917 aged 31
for Alasdair J. Malcolm
Pte Walter Holmes Baker 13/05/1898 - 27/10/1917
He was born in Manchester, Lancs. England.
He enlisted in Saskatoon on 05/04/1916, it seems he had lain on his age, he was actually one year younger.
Walter was killed in the first days of the Battle of Passchendaele.
for his nephew Darryck Hesketh and family (Burlington, Ontario Can.)
Sjt David Gallaher 30/10/1873 - 04/10/1917
He was born at Ramelton, County Donegal, Ireland, he was a famous rugby player with the New Zealand All Blacks.
Pte Hilliard Rusteed Dusang 09/04/1917
for Mark Dinan
Cpl Frank Odd MM 18/04/1917 aged 23
Before enlisting, he was employed at the City Water Works of Toronto.
for Mark Dinan
Pte William Henry Potter 09/04/1917 aged 23
for Mark Dinan

1 573 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