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on 29/10/2008 at 10:43

26-09-2007 - 17:08
It is nice to know that Harry Wallond is remembered. He was my grandfather's brother.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:41

26-09-2007 - 13:05
Dear Pierre - Congratulations on your wonderful website. One of the Scottish casualties laid to rest in Calonne Cemetery is my late mother's brother, John Shand Penman who fell in 1940. Until now, we only knew that he was killed in action in either France or Belgium. It's wonderful to know exactly where he is now. He was born in Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, Scotland and, although he is far from home, he is still remembered with great pride and sorrow that our generation of the family never knew him. Many thanks.
Pat Reid, Edinburgh, Scotland
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:40

12-09-2007 - 19:00
Pierre, what a wonderful website you have made, so many memories for everyone and so much information. Keep up the fantastic work. Best wishes. Sue
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:39

10-09-2007 - 12:18
Fantastic site Pierre. Have sent you some photos of Vlissegem for your collection. Let me know if they arrive OK
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:38

09-09-2007 - 10:42
Leonard Alwyne Gray was my Nan's Uncle and is remembered on the Biggleswade War Memorial in the town centre but until now (I'm 35) I did not know much about him. Just that he was there.
It is nice to know where he is buried and my heart goes out to him and his brother William, who died earlier in 1914, and is buried in Le Touret Memorial.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:38

01-09-2007 - 16:48
A.J.Cooper was my grandfather's brother. Four brothers in total went to fight for their country, but only my grandfather returned. A tragic loss for one family, you'll agree. My uncle has a photograph of Arthur John and I will send it to you asap. Thank you so much for your dedication to honouring ALL the brave young men who gave their lives in this awful war.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:37

28-08-2007 - 17:29
I have been trying to trace my great uncle John Worsley for many a year,and was totally amazed on finding your website to see you've actually got a picture of his headstone on there. Well done Pierre and thankyou! we're on our way over to visit his grave on remembrance sunday..cant wait!
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:37

26-08-2007 - 22:57
Our journey has been a long one but a very rewarding one. Thanks to all the help from the family, we are finally "doing right" by the men who fell in the name of freedom.

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/a/r/Denise-Barnard -Pretoria/index.html
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:34

19-08-2007 - 18:34
Congratulations Pierre on a wonderful tribute to the brave who fell and are buried or remembered in Belgium and France. I have just completed a spreadsheet of the 10,835 Australian RAAF deaths around the world during WW2. The RAAF contribution during that conflict is not as well known as their AIF brothers from WW1. I am now engaging as many people as I can around the world to take photos of those headstones. My hope eventually is to have a website where those photos would be available free to relatives who are researching their family members who paid the ultimate price for our freedom.

Members of the RAAF gave their lives willingly in WW2 and are buried in 1066 cemeteries and memorials around the world.

Best regards

Geoff Swallow
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:33

17-08-2007 - 08:38
Thank you, found a British cousin. So many young in the earth. Will continue to visit in the hope of seeing a young Australian relative taken in WW1
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:33

10-08-2007 - 23:12
i love your site and i will be coming everytime
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:32

09-08-2007 - 19:12
dear pierre, could you please locate and mail me a photo of my grand fathers grave. Reference number is III.A.21 Edward Cremer. Also looking for a photo of him. Thank you for creating such a great website
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:31

08-08-2007 - 19:58
Thank you Pierre,have seen my Uncle-Wm.Carey Jones name at Dozingheim Cemetry.Hope to see it myself one day.
Thank you for making the gap smaller.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:30

02-08-2007 - 10:23
The more I look at your website, the more I realise what a wonderful achievement you have done. Being British and someone who is interested in the Battlefields of Europe this is a first class website and I thank you for it.

I have my own battlefield site - would you like me to put a link on mine to yours?
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:29

30-07-2007 - 07:00
I teach the GREAT War to Seniors so even in Texas we remember and remain grateful. Merci beaucoup for a loving tribute to those who made the Ultimate Sacrifice.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:28

28-07-2007 - 12:24
I would like to say a really big thank you to both Pierre Vandervelden and Jean- Michel Dominique for their caring attitude which so many others benifit from.
On behalf of all my family here's a real big thank you to you both (Thank You)
Mike.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:27

26-07-2007 - 21:46
Dear Mr. Vanderveldon,
Thank your for your efforts in honouring the lives of the young men who died in the wars. My great-uncle was Clarence Edward Kinton who is buied in Sin Le Noble, which I visited in 1972. He was born in Huntsville, Ontario on July 7, 1892, the son of Mackie and Mary Kinton and was shot down over Douai. He was originally buried as an unknown airman but his brother T. L. Derwent Kinton (my grandfather), who was serving in the Canadian army, was able to identify him some time later.
My father who was named for him, was killed with the RCAF in the Second War and is buried in Harrogate, England.
Kindest regards,
David Clare Kinton
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:26

25-07-2007 - 18:11
Wonderful site, fantastic !
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:25

24-07-2007 - 20:57
Thank you for taking the time to set up and maintain this site. My father ( same name) was killed off Ostend 7/11/44 and is buried in Blankenbeghe town cemetery. I have photogtaphs already.I wondered if there are any survivors of that event in the UK.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:24

19-07-2007 - 02:01
Pierre
How can I show my appreciation for such a masterpiece. An amazing tribute to all those brave men & women who made the supreme sacrifice and a wonderful record for research. A thousand thanks for your help in finding Harvey Joseph Heavener, UK Flight Sergeant (Nav) Royal Air Force Reserve Squadron - Age 27; Date of Death 29/6/1944. Service Number 1601409. An Old Boy of The Kings Hospital School, Balakhall Place, Dublin - now located at Palmerstown, Co Dublin, Ireland.
Golding
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:23

18-07-2007 - 12:40
Thanks for the work here, remembering the past and courage of soldiers.
I know a lot of english people come in France for remebering.
In Aisne, Picardie, the cemetery of Vadancourt ( Vadencourt ) is a place of peace.
If you pass through France, please come in Maissemey.
Here there is a castle where soldiers were captured during war.
Now it is a quiet guesthouse, where you can have a rest. If so, do not hesitate !

Regards
Guillaume
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:20

14-07-2007 - 06:04
Tasman Contencin-Jackson came all the
way from Tasmania, Australia to fight in France and sadly died there three weeks before the armistice. From his many letters we know what the conditions were like and how he missed his family. I hope one day to visit his grave at Prospect Hill. I have photographs of him. It was great to find your website and I'm sure the ancestors of the men who died are thankful for your memorial.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:19

13-07-2007 - 14:13
Thank you Pierre for all of your hard work I have just found my great uncle's gravesite. I am tracing my families history , your wonderful work is most appreciated.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:19

08-07-2007 - 15:24
My husband has just left to try and find his Uncle "Bob's" grave at Schorisse. His name was Edward Claude Malyon, known to all as Bob. It is amazing to me that I have found a picture of it here before my husband will have got there. Many, many thanks for this wonderful memorial. I will tell the family and see if we can get a photograph of him.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:17

07-07-2007 - 10:38
Pierre, Many thanks for the picture of Suzanne's great uncle's grave. Thanks also for adding his pictures to the site and keeping his memory alive. Keep up the excellent work. Best regards, Suzanne & Brian
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:17

07-07-2007 - 01:49
thankyou Pierre for your hard work with this site,i am very gratefull to see the burial site of my great grandfather A J THOMSON,thank you again
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:15

04-07-2007 - 23:00
thankyou Pierre,I have just found my great grandad William Brockbank South Staff Regiment UK .my nan didnt know her dad ,like many others, he died when she was tiny and now unfortunatly she has also gone but now I can let my dad know where his grandad is buried.thankyou once again for your hard work
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:15

04-07-2007 - 04:07
Pierre. I take my hat off to you.
What an excellent site and what a great tribute to these men you are paying with hard work and dedication.

My great grandfather James Mullan is buried in Le Bizet. I am also trying to get in contact with relatives of the other 3 men he is buried there beside. There is a moving story I have discovered and I would like them all to be remembered.
MacKenzie, Doherty, Erskine - any relatives out there?
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:14

30-06-2007 - 17:34
hi would love to know if anyone knew my great uncle a wilcox who died 18th oct 1918, would also love to see a picture of him as we have not got one and would love to find out if he looked like my dad.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:13

18-06-2007 - 13:07
Just found my great uncle Harry's
grave,died 24th August 1914, all on its own in a French village (Caullery)cemetary. So poignant. Only can hope that we are worthy of his sacrfice.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:13

17-06-2007 - 22:06
In regards to H. Wallond

I never knew were my grandfather "Harry" was buried.

Thank You
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:12

12-06-2007 - 23:08
Pierre
Walter Mitchelson 5th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment I wish you well in your quest I want to thank you for all the time and effort you have put into what you have been doing you are a great man
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:11

2-06-2007 - 14:04
My great grandfather is buried at Ribemont
COLBON GEORGE HENRY
United Kingdom Private 329801Cambridgeshire Regiment11/08/1918 Age: 37 I. F. 3
It was a picture of him that started me tracing my family tree over 25 years ago, I have a picture of him on his wedding day that I can send you
Thanks s much for remembering him
Karen
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:10

11-06-2007 - 01:33
Thank you so very much Pierre.

My Great Uncle died at Dunkirk a long time before I was born in Portsmouth, England.

He is remembered by me and my family in the US now. You have brought him into our lives!

Merci.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:09

05-06-2007 - 17:56
My son will be visiting the Hebuterne Communal Cemetery in July '07. Many thanks for keeping this information alive, I don't know how I would have found my great uncle, Rifleman George Gillespie.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:08

03-06-2007 - 20:17
An excellent job, Pierre!
Many thanks for your dedication, care and attention!
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:07

28-05-2007 - 18:50
Thank you Pierre. I think that you`ve done a wonderful job for which we must all be very grateful. My uncle George is buried in La Vallee Mulatre Extension Cemetery which I visited last year. I only wish that I`d found your site before I went and then I could have visited more of the smaller cemeteries.
Regards ,
Don Clark.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:06

24-05-2007 - 12:33
Dear Pierre
I have some information on SIMS EDWIN ALFRED
Australian Flight Sergeant Royal Australian Air Force Age: 29 Date of Death: 23/06/1943 Service No: 413676 - buried at Weduine Communal Cemetary. I also have a photo of him. I am not a relative, but my father was in his crew in 77 squadron RAF , but did not go on the mission in which Sims was killed. If any relatives of 'Shorty' Sims from Lidcombe NSW wld like to get in touch me, I wld be pleased to hear from them and send copies of photos we have of him.

Pierre - I wld like to request a photo of his headstone if that is possible.

Thank you for all your work in honouring these men.

Cecile
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:05

20-05-2007 - 05:37
Dear Pierre
Thank you for remembering my Great Grandfather
CHAMMEN ALBERT VICTOR
New Zealand Rifleman 23/1011 New Zealand Rifle Brigade 15/09/1916 Age: 27 III. B. 11
who is buried in Bulls Rd Cemetery. I have a photo of his headstone.
Thank you for all the care and attention these cemeteries get.

Thank you
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:04

18-05-2007 - 22:09
Pierre:

Thank you for all your hard work. You honour these men greatly.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:04

17-05-2007 - 23:32
17/05/2007
Dear Pierre,
Many thanks for your time and trouble in sending me photographs of my great uncles grave, William Healey.

William was a member of the Manchester Regiment 2nd Battalion and was killed on the 11th Novemebr 1918 whilst attacking the Ors canal. He is buried at the Ors communal cemetary.

Again thanks to you and also the people who have maintained the cemetary in memory of our fallen soldiers .

Chris Priestley
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:03

17-05-2007 - 02:03
Hi pierre.
norm from australia hear,thank you for all the attention that you have given us in the last month in our attempt to reserch
my wife`s great uncle George Barnes
without you help reserch would have been a lot slower
And thank you all for the attention that you give the cemeterys they are a credit to you all.
George went to war at the age of 20 years and never returned but it is of great comfort that we know he is being look after and cared for by you great people
All the very best in the rest of you life
Norman Collis
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:01

13-05-2007 - 20:35
My Uncle Ernest Burdett is buried in Rocklincourt Highland Cemetary and it is wonderful to see his name in print and to know that his sacrifice is still remembered . Thank you so much
 
on 29/10/2008 at 10:00

09-05-2007 - 01:55
Dear Pierre,
What a great job you have done to honor all these young men.

My great great uncle is buring at Hooge crater. His name is GILLON WILLIAM
New Zealand Rifleman 51518 New Zealand Rifle Brigade 13/12/1917 IV. H. 7.

If you are ever passing with a camera a photo would be treasured. I have a photo of him I could send you.

Kindest Regards and God Bless.

Mark O'Connor
Cambridge NEW ZEALAND
 
on 29/10/2008 at 09:59

28-04-2007 - 23:51
This is a wonderful commemorative site and many thanks Pierre for putting of grandfather Cpl W F West's photo on the site to mark the 89th anniversary of his death.
 
on 29/10/2008 at 09:59

13-04-2007 - 21:52
Pierre, ton site est remarquable ! Je l'ai dégotté via le GWF (Great War Forum) et je sais à présent vers où me tourner pour des infos les plus complètes possibles.
Bravo et merci pour ton travail de Titan...
Petite question: pourquoi les trois mémoriaux/stèles inhabituels dans le vieux cimetière de Huy (La Sarte) ? Intrigué, je n'ai pu trouver réponse à la question (monuments érigés par le(s) régiment(s) de ces hommes ou peut-être un hommage local à ces soldats ?).
Peux-tu m'éclairer ?
Merci d'avance et encore bravo.
JMD, 1190 Bruxelles
 
on 28/10/2008 at 14:25

10-04-2007 - 11:46
Thank you for your work here. My grandfather lies buried at Le Touret, killed in August 1915 fighting with the King's Own Scottish Borderers. I have his Commission as an officer signed by Queen Victoria. He lies now in a peaceful setting!
 
on 28/10/2008 at 14:24

08-04-2007 - 16:00
Thank you so much. I now have seen the place where my great grandfather, Alexander Yorkston, rests. He was killed 4 days before the end of the First world War and now lies in QUIEVRECHAIN communal Cemetery. Thank you again for the picture.
 
on 28/10/2008 at 14:24

01-04-2007 - 14:10
Thank you Pierre for all your help with photographs of my great uncle, Harry Small's grave and of Avesnes-le-sec Cemetery. It was wonderful to see them. Best Wishes, Jim
 
on 28/10/2008 at 14:23

01-04-2007 - 01:59
Pierre,Thank you so much for your work here. I am the grandson of WC Bray that you have illustrated on this web site.
Please email me the street address of this cemetery. Aulnoy lez valenciennes.
Thank you,
Bill Bray
   
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