IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

SIVRY - RANCE Communal Cemetery (Hainaut Belgium)

Pte James Henry Ernest Frost 11/11/1918
James was born in Aldridge, the son of Eli and Clara Leah Frost of 31, New Street, Darlaston and later of Mill Lane, Mill Green, Aldridge, his father being a colliery engine stoker and a labourer on a farm.
He enlisted in the Army at Newcastle, Staffordshire in February 02/1917.
Wounded in action on the last day of the war, James succumbed to his injuries.
The War Diary Records:
“11 November 1918 - At 10.10 hours received an order that hostilities would cease at 11.00 hours, the order only reached companies a few minutes before that hour.
Enemy artillery remained active to the last and 54854 Pte. J. Frost of “A” Company was fatally wounded by a shell less than ten minutes before the armistice commenced.”
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Aldridge

1 casualty

United Kingdom Private Manchester Regiment 9th Bn. Age: 20 Date of Death: 11/11/1918 Service No: 54854

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.

IF You want picture of a particular grave, in this cemetery, please e-mail me.

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