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on 16/06/2014 at 15:29

Thank you so much for this site, I have only now found where my Grandfather is buried. Now that I have found him, I wish to visit. My Grandfather is Charles James Stafford. He is buried at Heath Cemetery Harbonnieres. My father Fredrick William Thomas Stafford grew up an orphan and did not know his family. My father was the second son of Charles. The first son was named with his fathers name. He also Had a sister, the first born, Emily Margaret. I know nothing of my Father's family. Other than the above details.
 
on 12/06/2014 at 16:05

For my Granddads brother my Great uncle Charlie Meakin 6150480, Wiltshire Regiment. Who died Caen 10/07/44. Thank you for all you did and your bravery. Granddad Joe always missed you ... We will never forget xxx
 
on 12/06/2014 at 12:01

for my Uncle, Cpl George Carter 5348945 5th Wiltshires. Died 26th Aug 1944 aged 21 years during the taking of the Seine at Vernon. Still so much to find out so that we can honour this brave young man with a proper place in our family. Thank you George RIP x
 
on 12/06/2014 at 11:03

GEORGE MIDDLETON DIED 1917 DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY MY GREAT GRANDAD THANKYOU FOR GIVING US FREEDOM AND PEACE.
 
on 11/06/2014 at 20:11

I found my great grandad grave he was killed in 19th May 1918 he's name is William Talbot he is in plot 1'E-7 I would love if anyone else knows him and got photo of him I would love to see him I got picture of grave he will never be forgotten x
 
on 10/06/2014 at 11:10

My great uncle Sgt George Smith, 1st Battalion of the East Surrey Regiment, is remembered at the Dunkirk Memorial. He died on 21 May 1940 (aged 30). I gather he was killed five days before the battle and evacuation of Dunkirk commenced, but I do not know the circumstances or location of his death.

I did not know him, but I frequently remember him.
 
on 08/06/2014 at 07:33

Dann -Gunner Henry Victor 145581
RFA Died of wounds 1st December 1917.
He was my uncle. I intend to write, not his life but the one he had cut too short by war. Dead only to this world.
 
on 07/06/2014 at 14:03

La Commune d'Hermonville organise une commémoration en l'honneur des 244 soldats britanniques qui reposent dans son cimetière militaire, le 12 septembre 2014 à 18 heures. Je suis l'adjointe au maire d'Hermonville, chargée d'organiser cette cérémonie. Rendez-vous le 12 septembre . Avec mes meilleurs sentiments. Gilberte Touret.
 
on 06/06/2014 at 23:34

I am the cousin of Pilot Officer D T G Fairbairn. I have a photograph I can send, but could not work out your email address.
 
on 06/06/2014 at 21:26

I would like to remember my great uncle private Patrick Brown 11232 from waterford Ireland who dief 1st may 1916 aged 17 and who is buried in dud corner cemetery loos. always remembered.rip.
 
on 06/06/2014 at 21:21

alex mcinteer had a brother who also died in the first world war this message is to remember him along with alex mcinteer who died
 
on 06/06/2014 at 20:59

On this special anniversary - remembering Private James Duncanson of the Black Watch, beloved husband of Jeannie, who gave his life for the peace we enjoy today. May God bless his soul.
 
on 06/06/2014 at 20:14

On this day as we remember D day I also remember my uncle Joe. He died on the 28th March 1942. He was on HMS Campeltown which rammed the harbour at St. Nazaire to stop the German u boats from leaving. He drowned trying to save his friends. His body was swept down the coast. He is buried in a small cemetery on the island of L Etienne
He was 20years old. A great swimmer and footballer. He was due to play for Glasgow Rangers but was drafted. My grandmother got word he had died on his 21st birthday. He had told her that if every family gave one member the world would be saved. He gave his life by volunteering for the raid. He trained in Canada especially for the raid. He was sorely missed.

We will remember with pride.
 
on 06/06/2014 at 14:10

In Memory of my Grandfather Stanley Leonard Clark, who served as a Private in the 5th Battelion of the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, buried at Banneville-la-Campagne , died 11th July 1944 during the battle for the liberation of Caen as apart of Operation Jupiter.

At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.
 
on 04/06/2014 at 15:37

I called to see my grandfathers grave Henry S Ewan on 24/5/14 I would like to say a big Thank You to who ever looks after the war graves they are immaculate. I left the cemetery feeling really good Thank you all.
 
on 04/06/2014 at 05:58

Looking for any information on my father Flt Engr. William Helliwell RAF 7thSqdn Oakington buried in Haverlee Cemetry. Died 20thMay 1942. Many thanks
 
on 03/06/2014 at 20:28

I found my uncle Bertie hill is buried in terlincthun cemetery . He was killed two months before the war finished. My son is taking me to see his grave in September . I,m so glad because I feel someone needs to pay tribute to him and all the other young men who lost their lives so that we can live free lives.
 
on 03/06/2014 at 18:20

In memory of my Great Uncle Jack. Thomas John Heley . Who died at the Somme in 1916 his 2 sisters my Nan and Aunt talked so much about him and missed him so much. I don't think they ever knew where he was buried.
 
on 03/06/2014 at 15:44

In Memory of my Grandfather Lt. Norman Reid who died 6/6/44 around 5am
Buried in Ranville Churchyard

A True Hero!
 
on 02/06/2014 at 16:14

Private Thomas Scott 1344 23rd Northumberland Fusileers 4th Tyneside Scottish who walked to his death on the 1st July 1916 aged 38
His grave is No-Mans-Land near the village of La Boisselle and is remembered on Theipval
He was born at Ford near Wooler in Northumberland and was married to Hannah (Gray) his children were my Grandfather William Ralph , Norman ,Olive and Thomas Gordon , he went off to do his bit for his country have a bit of an adventure in a foreign country ,earn a few bob and return to his job as a Tailor in Bedlington , my Grandad was still grieving for him 60years later, we have no photos of Thomas nothing at all , I hope a family member somewhere will read this and we may see his face some day
 
on 29/05/2014 at 20:24

We have just visited the Le Tréport cemetery in France where my Grandad is buried, it was such an emotional visit but also lovely to see the beautiful hilltop cemetery overlooking the sea. I will treasure those memories forever.
Rest in peace grandad, James Albert Litherland died 09th July 1914 xxx
 
on 28/05/2014 at 13:06

so touching to see so many names being remembered, I also found my gt grand uncle who was killed in action in 1918, I am the only family member who has sought him out, may he rest in peace knowing he is not forgotten
 
on 26/05/2014 at 19:30

Just found this picture of my wife's uncle's grave.His name,James william Beatie Reilly 2 SAS ,buried at Graffigny.Very moving for her as she had never seen it before,and grateful that it is well looked after.Thank you.
 
on 26/05/2014 at 16:16

Albert Ives. I am researching the background of all the men on our war memorial in Crondall who gave their lives in WWI. Albert Ives was in the King's Royal Rifle Corps and his grave is in the Dendermonde Extension cemetery grave no 3 of 17. I suspect he was taken prisoner of war by the Germans on 12 April 1918 and died of wounds and on 26 April 1918.
Grateful if you could send me a photo of his gravestone.
 
on 24/05/2014 at 13:31

I have just discovered your page and I have to thankyou,my Father Thomas Morrow who landed in Normandy on D.day as part of the 6th airborne is buried in Ranville and I have visited his grave and just discovered his name here it makes me so sad that I wasn't even 1 when he died as I was born in June 1943 but your page has made me immensely proud of him.Thankyou again.
June Humm(Mrs)
 
on 22/05/2014 at 20:52

This is made on behave of all my Great Uncle Relatives.

We do not forget.

GNR Clement Charles Riggs RGA 218th Siege Battery
Died 10th May 1918
 
on 22/05/2014 at 20:37

A very moving site.
My Grandad; Ernest Young of 3rd Dragoon Guards; survived WW1, only being slightly wounded at Frezenburgh Ridge, then later gassed at Loos.. He was one of the lucky ones...
My Brother and I have visited Ypres and located the approximate site of the trench where Grandad was wounded. That was emotional. .. We left a poppy cross on memory of his mates who never made it on his posthumous behalf...
RIP All casualties of this horrific war.
Alec and Doug Young
 
on 20/05/2014 at 09:41

I found my great Uncle Peter is buried here. ...is there any chance you could index and photograph the headstones in your graveyard xx
 
on 19/05/2014 at 11:28

have attached a link for a photo of my great grandfather Driver William Moore 1090. Died and buried in France in WW1 after surviving the hell that was Galipolli. I was lucky enough to visit his grave in Bapaume in 2002 and was humbled by the surrounds and the care that has been taken to ensure these men lay with dignity 100 years on.
w w w.awm.gov.au/people/P10269728/collection-items/?Collection-Type=Photograph
 
on 16/05/2014 at 22:37

Cpl paddy tyer, I found his war medals in a derelict old building in dublin many years ago and I still have them, if you have any information about the whereabouts of his family I would like to contact them.
 
on 13/05/2014 at 21:24

i just came across this site 2 days ago i did not know where my uncle martin templeman was burried thanks to this great site i have discovered he is in adegem war cemetery if by any chance i can get a photo that be brill he is private martin templeman B/36739 he was in the royal hamilton light infantry r.c.i.c grave number 302 this would mean alot to my mother marypete( at sign)hotmail.co.uk
 
on 12/05/2014 at 22:28

My Uncle Company Sergeant Major Harry Betts M.C. D.C.M. and Bar, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Killed 22nd. August 1918. Buried in Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette, Somme, France. He was recommended for the V.C.
He was a very brave man.
I am visiting his grave on 26th. May 2014 to pay tribute to him.
I will e-mail a picture of him.
 
on 12/05/2014 at 10:40

hi ,have found that claud ernest BRAYBROOK KIA 1.10.18 COMES FROM NOTTINGHAM ,I visiting ypres in belguim on 6.8.14 and could take a photo of his grave in zonnebek cem if still required .
 
on 11/05/2014 at 19:12

hi i would like to find my uncle tommy[martin] templemans grave he was in the royal hamilton light infantry [R.C.I.C] he was killed on 19th august 1942 aged 29 he married elsie m burgess in 1942 for 6 weeks before he was killed i dont know anything about him i never met him but would be great if any1 has a photo that would be great or info thanks pte tommy martin templeman b/3679 am not sure what cemetery he is in he was killed in france
 
on 11/05/2014 at 19:09

hi i would like to find my uncle tommy[martin] templemans grave he was in the royal hamilton light infantry [R.C.I.C] he was killed on 19th august 1942 aged 29 he married elsie m burgess in 1942 for 6 weeks before he was killed i dont know anything about him i never met him but would be great if any1 has a photo that would be great or info thanks
 
on 05/05/2014 at 18:50

Hi, I have just found that you have a photo of my grandfathers grave on here, Fernley Phillips d.07.06.1940, buried in Ecouis communal cemetery, although the spelling on here is Fernaley. I would love to have a larger copy of this photo if it is available please. I have photos of Fernley as a boy and may have one of him as a man if you would like it for the site?
Barbara
 
on 03/05/2014 at 22:02

In memory of my grandfather Thomas Newton 3607 who was killed on 30th August 1918 whilst rescuing a wounded comrade. He is buried in Brie British cemetery. His memory is treasured with pride.
 
on 03/05/2014 at 10:22

I only found out about my grandfarther lance Corporal R Izatt 3 mths ago. I intend to travel to Belgium to visit his grve site. Ross Izatt
 
on 01/05/2014 at 10:38

In memory of my Great Uncle 269747 THOMAS HERBERT MCKAY of 7th Battalion Kings Liverpool Regiment who was killed in action on the first day of the Third Battle of Ypres on 31 July 1917 aged 21
 
on 28/04/2014 at 04:51

In memory of 2nd Lt. Edgar Dean Felton, killed at the Somme 9-8-16 and buried at Puchevillers British War Cemetery, France. We hope to visit in 2015 or 2016 - 100 years after Great Uncle Edgar's death. I am so proud of him. Thank you Pierre for creating and maintaining such a wonderful and important resource.
 
on 27/04/2014 at 12:42

I have today found the grave of my Great Uncle Frank who was killed on the Somme in 1916, May he Rest in Peace for all time
 
on 27/04/2014 at 08:48

I memory of GEORGE PETER HAGGIS who fought bravely in Delville Wood
and died of his wounds and is buried in St. Severs Cemetery in Reuen.
Brother (to my late Mother, Winnifred Greve, nee Chapman) MOTHER Ethel Chapman (nee Haggis) x
 
on 25/04/2014 at 20:20

I have found my granddads brother who was buried in vlamertinghe
new military cemetery his name was john Williams of the kings Liverpool
grave I c 29 hoping one day to go over and visit him
john williams
 
on 25/04/2014 at 09:03

They went with songs to the battle, they were young,
Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow.
They were stanunch to the end against odds uncounted,
They fell with their faces to the foe.
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.

To the memory of my great uncle William John Rau who gave his life on 18/8/1917
 
on 25/04/2014 at 08:19

My great uncle Sydney Albert Dunstan from Boulder, Western Australia, killed 3-6 November 1916 at Flers, is buried at Warlencourt. One of my earliest childhood memories in the 1950s is of a large framed photograph of Sydney hanging in my grandma's hallway, and hearing the sad story of what had happened to him. Like so many of these young me he was not yet married so left no direct descendants but had two nephews later named for him. I have a photograph of him if you would like to add it to your collection.
 
on 25/04/2014 at 06:31

Thinking today of my great uncle Thomas Hinde, 9th Battalion, AIF, Service Number 6466, who died 21 September 1918 from a gunshot wound to the head. Great Uncle Tom is buried at Terlincthun British War Cemetery, Terlincthun, France, Grave V.A.21.

You paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, for which we are eternally grateful. You live on in the hearts of all members of the Hinde family and will always be lovingly remembered.

"They shall not grow old as we that are left to grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning "WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"
 
on 25/04/2014 at 06:25

Thinking today of my great uncle Thomas Hinde, 9th Battalion, AIF, Service Number 6466, who died 21 September 1918 from a gunshot wound to the head. Great Uncle Tom is buried at Terlincthun British War Cemetery, Terlincthun, France, Grave V.A.21.

You paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, for which we are eternally grateful. You live on in the hearts of all members of the Hinde family and will always be lovingly remembered.
 
on 25/04/2014 at 05:55

thinking of my grandfather today who was killed on the 25th may 1940. he is buried at lendelede communal cemetery. l have been lucky enough to visit his gravesite twice and hope to return again in a couple of years time. l have allways been made to feel very welcome by the people that work at the town hall. my grandfathers name is john cowie trooper 315432 12th. royal lancer, R.A.C.
 
on 25/04/2014 at 01:33

In loving tribute to my grandfather, Thomas James Bartley,
2nd Lieutenant, 42nd Australian Infantry Battalion, who died in the Battle of Messines, Belgium on June 10th 2017, aged 24, and is buried at Bethleem Farm East Cemetery. His son, (who was my father, now deceased) was named Thomas James Bartley after him. He never saw his son as he was only two months old when his father died.
 
on 24/04/2014 at 08:53

My great uncle died on the 1/9/1918 in the battle of the Somme. He was buried in the Peronne cemetery after being moved from another area. Not sure where. ANZAC day is very meaningful especially to remember him and all who gave their lives for our freedom. WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
   
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