IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

OVILLERS Military Cemetery (Somme France)

Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

Photos courtesy Jean-Michel Dominique (Bel)
Pte Edward Fines 19/09/1916 aged 26
For Steve Morse (UK)
Pte Horace Angier 01/07/1916
Horace was killed on the Somme at this place called the Glory Hole.
For his nephew Harry Angier
Photo Courtesy
Pte Frank Peffard Sharples KiA 07/07/1916
Frank was born in Heaton, Northumberland and enlisted in London.
Right, Frank's 14/15 Star.
for Jean-Louis Barette (Bel)
L/Cpl George Henry Prout 01/07/1916 aged 22
George was the son of George Henry and Jane Prout, husband of Ellen McGrath (formerly Prout) of Belvelly Cobb Queenstown Co Cork Ireland.
for Richard and Debbie Prout
Pte Edwin Starkey 01/07/1916
He was from Walsall in the West Midlands.
for his hreat niece Emily Warren
Lt Cadwaladr Glyn Roberts 03/07/1916 aged 21
for the Royal Welch fusiliers & Dr H.J. Krijnen
Mjr Frederick St George Tucker 23/02/1883 - 03/07/1916
He is remembered on the St Peter's Old Woking G.W.M. Roll of Honour by Pete Smee
and the Surrey County Council Heritage Conservation Team
Pte William Alston 03/07/1916 aged 37
for Wendy Dedman
Pte Adam Burrell 01/07/1916 aged 20
He was born in Channelkirk Lauder Scotland, he was a son of Adam and Agnes Burrell who were Tennant farmers.
The war broke out and Adam joined the Gordon Highlanders in 1914 aged 18, service number 8112.
Adam was sent to France in late 02/1915, on 10/03/1915, his Company ( D Coy Gordon Highlanders) took part in the battle of Neuve Chapelle.
On the 13/03/1915, he was hospitalized with Debility (shell-shock) and on the 22/03/1915 he was sent back to the UK.
Once he recovered he joined the machine Gun Corp he was returned to France in early 1916, on the 01/07/1916 he was in the trenches near Ovillers where he took part in the battle of the Somme.
He was killed on the first of the battle.
for his Great Nephew Iain Jamieson

960 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