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IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

pierre.vandervelden@pi.be

ROSSIGNOL WOOD Cemetery (Hebuterne) (Pas de Calais France)

Cpl Joseph Henry Handy 14/03/1917
Joseph was born in Walsall to Edwin and Sarah Emma Handy of 21, Alma Street, Darlaston, his father being a Police Constable.
He enlisted in the Territorials in 02/1912 and was mobilised at the outbreak of war being drafted to France on Friday 05/03/1915 and was killed during a bn attack at Bucquoy, three miles east of Gommecourt.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
Pte Jesse Clarence Eaton 14/03/1917
Jesse was born to Alfred and Emma Eaton of 123, Sandwell Street, Walsall and was educated at Willows House School. His father was a commercial traveller.
A keen sportsman, Jess played cricket for Walsall Cricket Club and was a noted batsman.
At the time of his enlistment in the Army at Walsall on Wednesday 01/03/1916 Jesse was employed as a clerk in the Corporation Gas Works, Pleck.
Jesse was killed during an attack against German positions at Bucquoy.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
Pte Sidney Thomas Toon 14/03/1917
Both Sidney’s parents predeceased him so he lived with his aunt and uncle, Thomas and Elizabeth Toon, at ‘The Royal Oak’ public house, Lord Street, Palfrey.
An old boy of Queen Mary’s School, he was apprenticed to Overton and Company, Freer Street, Walsall when he enlisted in the Army at Walsall during 1916.
Initially serving in the Staffordshire Yeomanry, Sidney later transferred to the South Staffordshire Regiment and was killed in an attack against German positions at Bucquoy.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
Pte John Dace 14/03/1917
John was born in Walsall, the eldest son of Charles James and Jane Dace of 168, Wednesbury Road, Walsall, his father being a partner in the leather goods firm of Harry Whitehouse and Company Limited, Reliable Works, Green Lane, Walsall.
He was employed as a pawnbroker’s assistant and enlisted in the Army during 11/1915 after twice being rejected for service due to his eyesight.
John was killed during an attack against German positions at Bucquoy, three miles east of Gommecourt.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall

39 casualties

ATKINS GEORGE
United Kingdom Private 203018North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 21 A. 7.
BARROW NORMAN
New Zealand Rifleman 15327New Zealand Rifle Brigade06/08/1918 Age: 27 B. 17.
BARTLEM J
United Kingdom Private 201650North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 A. 9.
BOOTH WILLIAM SETH
United Kingdom Private 200002North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 23 A. 20.
BROADHEAD BEN
New Zealand Private 69758Wellington Regiment N.Z.E.F.13/08/1918 Age: 21 B. 21.
CHARLES J
United Kingdom Private 200701North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 A. 6.
COAD FRANK
United Kingdom Serjeant 200025South Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 28 B. 5.
COLE SYDNEY
United Kingdom Corporal 200780South Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 19 B. 8.
COLLIER WILLIAM
New Zealand Private 59326Wellington Regiment N.Z.E.F.11/08/1918 B. 19.
COULSON ERIC
New Zealand Rifleman 62021New Zealand Rifle Brigade06/08/1918 Age: 21 B. 16.
DACE J
United Kingdom Private 201632South Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 B. 4.
EATON JESSE CLARENCE
United Kingdom Private 201888South Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 31 B. 13.
EDWARDS G
United Kingdom Private 235048North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 23 A. 12.
FEIL RUDOLPH BERNARD JOSEPH
New Zealand Rifleman 51363New Zealand Rifle Brigade08/08/1918 Age: 32 B. 18.
HANDY J
United Kingdom Corporal 200088South Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 B. 3.
HOLLINSHEAD W
United Kingdom Private 203245South Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 B. 7.
LAKIN SAMUEL CHARLES
United Kingdom Private 203004North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 30 A. 17.
LARKIN MERVIN GODFREY
United Kingdom Private 203016North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 29 A. 11.
MARSHALL JOHN ALEXANDER
United Kingdom Private 203253South Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 24 B. 14.
MOORE FRANK GEORGE
New Zealand Rifleman 50028New Zealand Rifle Brigade06/08/1918 Age: 23 B. 15.
MYCOCK CHARLES
United Kingdom Private 203120North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 36 A. 14.
NICKLIN JOHN
United Kingdom Private 203385South Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 23 B. 11.
NORCUP WILLIAM
United Kingdom Lance Corporal 200353North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 A. 10.
POINTON C
United Kingdom Private 300675North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 A. 16.
PRITCHARD F
United Kingdom Lance Corporal 201087North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 A. 18.
REDSHAW B
United Kingdom Private 202030North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 A. 19.
REID FRANK FORBES
New Zealand Private 55868Wellington Regiment N.Z.E.F.16/08/1918 Age: 21 B. 20.
SHIPTON J
United Kingdom Private 203275South Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 B. 12.
TAYLOR C
United Kingdom Private 201074South Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 B. 6.
TOON S
United Kingdom Private 203282South Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 B. 1.
TRAVIS J
United Kingdom Private 201567North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 A. 15.
WALLETT W
United Kingdom Private 201910South Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 B. 2.
WEBSTER JOHN
United Kingdom Private 200867North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 20 A. 13.
WEDGWOOD ARTHUR FELIX
United Kingdom Captain North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 39 A. 5.
WESTON GEORGE HERBERT
United Kingdom Private 266606Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)13/03/1917 Age: 19 A. 3.
WILLIAMS D F
United Kingdom Private 202568North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 30 A. 8.
WILTON SAMUEL BRAMMER
United Kingdom Captain North Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 25 A. 4.
WINGATE W
United Kingdom Company Serjeant Major 238001South Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 Age: 24 B. 10.
WOOTTON F
United Kingdom Private 203397South Staffordshire Regiment14/03/1917 B. 9.

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