IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden
The visit of Commonwealth graves in Communals Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France
VISMES au VAL Communal Cemetery (Somme France)
|L. to R.: H. Smethurst - W. J. Pye - W. T. Kerns - J. Taylor - J. Munro|
|Photo Courtesy Regis Biaux (Fr)|
|Pte William J. Pye 04/11/1916
He died by accident that had resulted in the deaths of 2 soldiers of the Lancashire Fusiliers.
They were killed by a faulty grenade whilst resting/training in Vismes prior to the battle of Ancre.
for Martin Holdcroft and the people of Ashley in Staffordshire in the Midlands
KERNS W T
United Kingdom Company Serjeant Major Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd Bn. Age 27 Date of Death 04/11/1916 Service No 1975
United Kingdom Private Army Service Corps Mechanical Transport Secondary Royal Army Medical Corps Secondary attd. 11th Field Amb. Age 22 Date of Death 19/11/1916 Service No M2/032195
PYE W J
United Kingdom Private Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd Bn. Date of Death 04/11/1916 Service No 37140
United Kingdom Lance Corporal Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd Bn. Date of Death 04/11/1916 Service No 28165
United Kingdom Private Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd Bn. Date of Death 06/11/1916 Service No 37695
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Casualties informations come usualy from Commonwealth War Graves Commission, see links for more informations
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