IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

SCHOONSELHOF Cemetery (Antwerpen Belgium)


Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

Pte Walter Norman Foster 02/02/1945
for Brett Clifton
W/O Cl. II George Roberts Phillips 06/10/1944 aged 31
George sitting 2nd from left, front row in his hockey team.
for Shirley Stone (Can)
Crew of the Lancaster DS374 KO-Y
Crashed on 25/04/1944 at 3 Km NE of Mechelen.
The crew was buried in Antwerpen - Deurne and later re-interred here.
P/O Robert Roland Cagienard aged 24
from Ilford, Essex (UK)
Sgt Frank Desmond King
from Tenterden, Kent (UK)
P/O Albert Clayton Letcher
from Vancouver, British Columbia (Can.)
P/O Joseph Murdoch MacLeod aged 23
from Capreol, Ontario (Can.)
Sgt William Shorten aged 27
from Bradford, Yorkshire (UK)
F/Sgt Frederick Albert Foster aged 20
from Thornton Heath, Surrey (UK)
Sgt Charles Phillip Kelly aged 20
for Filip Doms (Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Bel.)
Cpl Herbert William Eldridge 14/10/1944 aged 20
for Ron Hopkins (USA)
Rfm Harry Thompson 06/07/1918 aged 26
Son of Harry Thompson, a Bricklayer from East Markham and his wife Annie Elizabeth (nee Gilyeard) from Burringham, Lincolnshire.
On the 1911 Census the family were living in Westgate, Tickhill, when young Harry Thompson was employed as a Horseman (Carter) for a Builder.
for his niece freda line and his great niece Margaret E. Brett
Dvr Alfred Wesley Brookes 28/12/1944 aged 32
Alfred was born in Cannock, the son of David and Mary Brookes of 65, Walsall Road, Bridgtown and later of 23, Park Street, Bridgtown, his father, an edge tool finisher, predeceasing him.
He was married to Elsie Evelyn Sheppard at Walsall in 1934 and resided at 50, Teddesley Street, Walsall making his living at the Aldridge Brick, Tile and Coal Company Limited.
Alfred joined the Army in 07/1940 serving for 8 months in the North Staffordshire Rgt before transferring to the Royal Army Service Corps.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall

1 527 casualties


IF You have a casualty picture, please send me a copy, I'll be glad to show it on this page.

IF You want a king size copy of this picture (300/900 ko - 2592/1944 pixels) please e-mail me.

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Casualties informations come usualy from Commonwealth War Graves Commission, see links for more informations © Pierre Vandervelden - Belgium