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on 08/11/2008 at 18:56

my great uncle is one of the names mentioned in your list of names at the cemetery in ovillers new communal cemetery do you have a photo of his grave he is cpl edward bawden 28342 grave ref a.7/26 if so could you please send a photo it would be most welcome i have been trying for a photo for a long time
 
on 07/11/2008 at 18:09

Fabulous site,the photos are amazing. To have the names of soldiers for each cemetery must have been a huge task.You honour these men greatly by what you do. Remembering Thomas Duke, Loos Memorial.-
J.J.Duke, Thiepval Memorial,- Lt. Samuel Trinder, Brandhoek Cemetery No3.- John Troy, Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery.
 
on 07/11/2008 at 18:08

IN MEMORIAM

James Alfred Herring 1889 -1917
York and Lancaster Regiment 10th (Service) Battalion No 13473

Dear Son of George Herring and Mary Ann Hales Sheldon, brother of Eliza Stocks (nee Herring) of Eckington Derbyshire.
Never forgotten, great uncle James - your name lives on with my son - and ever in our memory.

John Redfern
 
on 07/11/2008 at 01:48

Enfield, Nova Scotia
My Uncle Raymond Benere was killed in France and burried in Belgium, which is quite interesting because the Benere's origionally came from Belgium to Canada. I think this was of some comfort to my grandma after Raymond was killed Uncle Leo and Uncle Willie were also in the war for much longer than Raymond, thankfully they returned.
 
on 06/11/2008 at 13:39

At last I think I have found my great uncle Charles Arthur Hartley, died on 19th October 1918, only 20 years old, one of the Northumberland Fusiliers. Thank you for your website
 
on 06/11/2008 at 11:35

WONDERFUL SITE...THANK U.
I WOULD LIKE TO MENTION MY GARANDMOTHER S FIRST HUSBAND...PRIVATE WILLIAM GIBSON..SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS,BURIED AT AULNOY CEMETERY.
ALTHOUGH HE WAS NOT MY REAL GRANDFATHER..I HAVE ALWAYS REMEMBERED HIM AND HOW MY GRANDMOTHER SPOKE OF HIM.HE HE LEFT A YOUNG WIFE AND 2 SMALL DAUGHTERS.
AFTER 90 YEARS I STILL REMEMBER WHEN AND WHERE HE DIED.I WOULD DEARLY LOVE TO VISIT HIS GRAVE ONE DAY AND LAY A RED ROSE FROM MY GRANDMOTHER,WHO DIED IN 1972.
LOVED FOREVER...WILLIAM...NEVER FORGOTTEN.
 
on 04/11/2008 at 10:58

Does any one have any information about a Lance Corporal John Jenkins of the Welsh Regiment, service number 54787, who died on the 4th September 1917, and is burried at Bard Hospital Belgium. I would like to know how he died, the movements of the troop around that time and anything else you can tell me about either this gentleman or his regiment. I believe this gentleman is my great grandfather, but as yet can not be one hundred per cent positive, if you are privy to any personal information about this gentleman, this may also help decide weather I have the correct person. E-Mail me on andrewrosshay( at sign)yahoo.com as soon as possible please....
 
on 04/11/2008 at 00:24

Also in memory of my other great-uncle, George Thomas Gabb, brother of Arthur Gabb who died 11/05/1917. He was the husband of FC (Frances) Gabb and also the father of Mary Gabb. He is buried in Boyelles Communal Cemetary Extension.

Gone but not forgotten by his proud family.

GABB G T
United Kingdom Driver 156899Royal Field Artillery11/05/1917 I. C. 7.
 
on 04/11/2008 at 00:15

In loving memory of my great uncle - Arthur John Gabb. He was the son of William Henry and Maud Mary Gabb of Newport Monmouthshire and the brother of Gertrude, William (Bill), George, Frank, Mary Margaret, Kathleen (my grandmother), Elinor Jane and Herbert Gabb. He was 29 years old when he died. I have several photos of him at home and he was such a kind looking man with the sweetest smile.

He now has a namesake in his great great nephew, Arthur Painter, who was born on 30/11/06!

Gone but not forgotten by his proud family.

GABB A J United Kingdom Private 22228 South Wales Borderers 15/09/1918 V. C. 14.
 
on 03/11/2008 at 21:25

My best friend's uncle, Second Lieutenant Raymond Cyril Le Tissier of the North Staffordshire Regiment - 2nd Bn. was killed in action on the 16th of May 1940. He is resting in the churchyard of Sint Bartholomeus Church at Korbeek-Dijle. I think he is the only member of the UK army there. We think he may have been 24 yrs old.
Thank you so much for such a wonderful site, and for giving me the chance to give Robert some more information on his families past.

May all their souls rest in peace. Thank you.

If anyone can give us any more information, we would be so grateful.
 
on 03/11/2008 at 19:44

I will be going to pay my respect to the grave of my Mothers uncle,THOMAS RAYMOND
United Kingdom Private 4079214Monmouthshire Regiment07/08/1944 Age: 23 I. D. 3.
at Brouay this next remembrance day (11.11.08). If his daughter Jennifer was to be there, I would be very pleased to meet you.
 
on 03/11/2008 at 18:07

FRAZER


Charles [Edward]


Private 69977 Tank Corp 7th Battalion died 14th April 1918

was the brother of my great father Percival Georges Frazer

thanks
 
on 03/11/2008 at 14:30

Hello - the information you supply on your website is fantastic. My great uncle (Joseph Southall) is buried in Kooigem Churchyard and it is lovely to have a photo.
Thanks
 
on 02/11/2008 at 14:51

my Grandmothers uncle was killed at Hill 60 and was buried here
 
on 01/11/2008 at 16:45

i am trying to get a photo of my grat grandfathers war grave at cambrin cemetary, he is buried in row b.14 can any one help
 
on 01/11/2008 at 16:16

In honor of my great-uncle, Frank de Jongh. 1889-1915. He was a Swiss citizen from Lausanne living in Canada when the war broke out. He had been a cowboy in Western Canada and volunteered to join the a Canadian regiment called "Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)". Died of wounds August 6, 1915 in the front line trenches at Messines. Rests at Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck
 
on 31/10/2008 at 15:49

You have a wonderful website. A fine memorial to all those who never came home. My relative, Ivor Hanington Murray is buried in Essex Farm Cemetery.
 
on 31/10/2008 at 12:43

Pte 25223 William Francis Barry, a distant cousin died 1st May 1916. I just go a photo of him and will sent it on. He is buried in Lilliers.
This is a wonderful site.
 
on 30/10/2008 at 08:51

30-10-2008 - 07:22
My uncle, Flt. Sgt. Bernard Carroll is one of the men buried in this cemetery. Previous to this reconstruction of the grave sites, we had a picture of a single grave marker with the names: Kirkwood, Williams, Twining, Stone, Carroll and Barrett.
The efforts you have take in creating this sites and the efforts of those in maintaining the gravesites is very much appreciated.
I would appreciate hearing from any other relatives of those men buried at the Corbais Cemetery.

Bernie Carroll/Calgary AB/Canada
 
on 29/10/2008 at 21:25

29-10-2008 - 21:52
thank-you so much for all you do. you are a very special person. my uncle is private j humphrey grave 1 row a plot 1 mont noir military cemetry. please could you send us a photo of the grave as my dad is to old to travel now. my address is 9 rathgill court bangor county down northern ireland bt19 7we. my uncle was in the enniskilling fussilers and died on 31'july 1918
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:46

26-10-2008 - 12:46
very nice web site, a lot of hard work gone into it. just found my granfathers grave in st.vaast post, and been to visit for the first time, 2 weeks ago, private harry morley, 15258.
st. vaast is very peacefull, very moving as i never knew my grandfather.
colin
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:46

26-10-2008 - 02:48
Merci beaucoup. Vous etes le gardien de la tombe de mon grandpere B Staning qui reste avec vous. J'espere qu'un jour, peutetre, je peut fais une viiste.

Avec tous mes remercies

Chris Tomlinson
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:45

26-10-2008 - 00:19
What an excellent site. My Grandfather L/Cpl Victor R. Tweney while serving with 1st Canadian Motor Machine Gun Brigade, was one of two machine guns sent into the cemetery at Onnaing by Capt Worthington on Nov 4 1918, to engage large numbers of German troops hold up in the cemetery, During the terrific fire fight that ensued, L/Cpl Tweney was severely wounded but refused to leave his gun and continued firing until re-enforcements arrived. He received the Military Medal For Bravery in the Field during this action at Onnaing Cemetery Nov 4, 1918.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:44

22-10-2008 - 01:03
What a wonderful place.
If anyone knows anything about a Moses Jackson of the Sherwood Forrester Regiment (201971) please contract me.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:44

19-10-2008 - 07:43
any family of Lt Kelyth Pierce Lloyd- Williams urgently contact Jen at gha45306( at sign)bigpond.net.au Family tree history any additions to guest book by any of his family please contact.
thank you
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:43

12-10-2008 - 21:15
In Memory of Thomas Hodgson 57534 Northumberland Fusiliers - St Julien Dressing Station Cemetery - Killed in Action 30/10/1917.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:42

10-10-2008 - 17:14
My greatgrandfather J Fuller buried in Picquigny Communal - died 23/5/1916

You should be very proud of this site as it recognises the great duty, commitment and loss of life of young soldiers during both World Wars and you should also be proud of the work you have done in photographing the graves.

Thanks
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:42

08-10-2008 - 19:02
Thank you so much for this wonderful site. I am researching Archie E. Caton who lived at 39 Terrace Avenue in London, Ontario. We are doing research on the history of this interesting home in a working class area of our city.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:41

24-09-2008 - 00:33
many thanks, pierre for a wonderful site we are the granddaughters of serjeant stephen robert watson t/15176 army service corps died of influenza 10/07/1918 buried terlinthchun cemetery france grave referencei.e. 26
thank you
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:36

23-09-2008 - 16:57
Many Thanks.
Excellent site
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:35

22-09-2008 - 13:06
Very well done site. We have letters written by our great uncle Tean Haugen from the summer of 1918. How well these men understood the mission they were on and how important it was to fight for others freedom.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:34

18-09-2008 - 07:49
Thank You for a wonderful site. We will never forget. It is so far away from here that none of my great uncles family ever got to vist his grave. I have made it my pledge to fix that, one day I will be there with flowers for Pte Albert Chernell Mason Machinegunner.
Thank you so much
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:33

14-09-2008 - 00:10
I found my Grandfather at Valenciennes His name is Matthew Swinburne, Second Lieuteneant Kings' Own(royal Lacaster Regt). He died of wounds on Sept 5th 1918. Three months to the day before his last child my Dad was born. ( Dec 5th 1918) He never saw this son. He and his brothers and sister was fostered out after their mother died a year or so after. I took photos of his grave. I know so little about him yet felt a strong connection to him while I stood there. No photos just a name of a man who is part of me. What a wonderful site this is. So pleased I found it. It was peaceful at Valenciennes and well cared for. Thank you for this. Anne Newcastle upon Tyne England
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:32

10-09-2008 - 10:00
I am the niece of John Leslie COLLINS> This is a great site. Thank you.
Georgie
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:32

09-09-2008 - 14:39
BERMINGHAM THOMAS
United Kingdom Private 10811 Irish Guards 31/07/1917 Age: 24 I. A. 15, was one of my mother's uncles. He is buried at Artillery Wood Cemetry, Boezinge, Ieper, West -Vaanderen, Belgium. God bless him, your site and us all!
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:31

09-09-2008 - 12:34
Je vous remercie beaucoup Pierre.
Gordon Renwell Randall buried at Longeuval Road Cemetery was a cousin of my great-grandfather. I did not know he died in the war until I saw your site.
Thank you again!
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:30

08-09-2008 - 20:19
Thank You Pierre, What a wonderful site.I am a great niece of Cornelius McCarthy and his brother JeremiahThey are buried in Glageon and coxydeI hope to visit soon.Thank you again for the wonderful information Mary McCarthy
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:30

08-09-2008 - 16:34
In memory of my Great Uncle, Charles Orlando Sillito, Royal Garrison Artillery, died aged 24 on 18 October 1917. One day I hope to visit your grave. Rest in peace Charlie.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:29

08-09-2008 - 12:12
What a beautiful tribute to all those men from the Great War.

Thankyou for commemorating my Great Uncle, Arthur Austin, who gave his life 1 week before his 19th birthday. Knowing his resting place is beautifully tended and people care means so much to my family and I.

Thanks again.
Lest We Forget.
Suzie
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:28

24-08-2008 - 21:36
For my uncle who i never met who was killed at Dunkirk,I love you x
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:28

24-08-2008 - 20:46
We met you at the Loos-en-Gohelle Memorial Cemetry in October 2007; thank you for your help in finding the grave of my Father's Uncle, Alexander Greig, who died on 30th June 1916 aged 22 years. He was a in the Cameron Highlanders when he met his death.

Your website is a great tribute to all those brave people who met their deaths during WW1.

Very best wishes
Alex Greig
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:27

23-08-2008 - 22:39
Remembering Josiah Whittle Stringer, Army Number 43724 Manchester Regiment 2nd. Battalion- born 19.04.1896 at Atherton, Lancashire, died in WW1 20.06.1917 in France age 21 years, son of Ephraim and Mary Stringer.
At last his nephew in New Zealand knows where his uncle is buried.
Let us never forget those who gave their lives so that others might live in freedom.
Many thanks, Joan Harrison. pp Gordon.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:26

23-08-2008 - 12:42
I would like to say many thanks for your care of my great uncle George Preece's grave.

He was Private Geroge Preece 4339574, 2nd Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, who died aged 36 on the 30th May 1940.

It is a great comfort to me and my family that someone is looking after his last resting place, god bless and thank you


Ann Elcoat
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:25

10-08-2008 - 11:26
What marvelous work you are doing - we would like to work with you in any way we can and are seeking relatives of WW2 aircrew to contact us in order that we can produce a page of remembrance for them.
Well done
Kelvin
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:24

07-08-2008 - 18:28
Thank you so much for such a wonderful website and for your dedication and kindness in taking photographs of Howard Phipps' grave at Quievy Cemetery in France.

My Great Uncle, Howard Phipps, was a Private in the Devonshire Regiment when he was killed on 21st October 1918 at 18 years of age. My Grandmother had always tried to find her little brother's grave but never managed to in her lifetime. Finally he is found, after all this time, and my mother and I have photographs of his grave that have meant so much to us - thank you!!

Merci Beaucoup

Lorna Hodgetts.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:24

01-08-2008 - 04:45
Have just returned from a tour of the Western Front, and a visit to my Uncle's grave in the New Bouchoir Cemetry. Arthur Buckingham Fish was killed in the Battle of Amien on 11 August 1918 aged 20 years Thank you for all your good work
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:18

29-07-2008 - 12:35
When I was a young girl my grandfather gave me the medals and memorial plaque for his brother Matthew Hepple aged 19 killed 20 July at Fromelles but never found - Memorial at VC Corner. I treasure them and still hope to visit one day. Merci beaucoup.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:17

27-07-2008 - 18:18
Thank you for taking the time to put Rookery Cemetery on the net.I believe I am the only family member to have attended my great uncle's graveside.Each time I pass through the area I pop in to say hello,put something on the grave,and say farewll again.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:16

22-07-2008 - 21:29
I am overwhelmed by all the info I am finding on my Great Uncle Leonard Harry Lockley, I also have his memorial plaque that was sent to my nan (Leonards sister) as she was his next of kin. I have just found out that he has a stone in the Langemark German Military Cemetery.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 12:15

19-07-2008 - 02:25
I have de photo-picture postcard witm me from private Frederick Browning,burried in Gijzelbrechteghem.My grandmother found it next to him,she kept it als these years.NOw I have him and I wonder if his family would be pleased if I send it to them?Don't have the adresses.Can somebody help me?
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