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on 23/05/2011 at 00:27

need to know if there is a obitary for hugh carter also named hughie no 414756 a canadian private my mother in law uncle we love to have a copy of anything to do with him for family tree so if you have any thing at all be greatful for thank you
 
on 22/05/2011 at 21:11

My grandpa John Clarkin 20931 Royal Irish Fusiliers died of wounds 9th May 1916. Buried at Bethune Town Cemetery. He was only 33 Years old. How I wish I had known him. Sleep well Grandpa.
 
on 22/05/2011 at 18:19

Lady Richard B. Nash is my great aunt , sister of my grandfather Frederick A. Haran. Note to Tom Townsend - Have you found and pictures?
 
on 22/05/2011 at 10:57

In memory of my four maternal great-uncles who died on the Somme in 1916: Albert George Witt, d 26.07.16, Bray-sur-Somme; Reginald Witt, d 8.08.16, Ypres; Robert Witt, d 23.10.16, nr Albert; Bertram, no record found. I will be coming to see you in two weeks' time.
 
on 21/05/2011 at 19:25

In memory of my 2nd cousin ALEXANDER MCINTEER buried at thistle dump cemetery,killed 21/9/1916.If anyone can help with a pic of alex or any information about him i would be greatful.
 
on 18/05/2011 at 20:16

In Memory of my Great Uncle 7898 Private James Taylor Border Regiment 2nd Battalion who was killed in action on 26 October 1912 Age 30 at KRUISEIK HILL. He was buried in Kruiseecke German Cemetery, Comines. I believe his grave is now lost ??? He has a memorial stone in Zantvoorde British Cemetery but this does not mark his grave. I often wonder whether his remains still lie in Kruiseecke Germany Cemetery.
 
on 18/05/2011 at 13:52

in memory of my great grandfather william cunningham who died at hawthorne ridge rest in peace paps your time on this earth was not in vain your family has grown and still remember you thankyou for your sacrifice you and many others like you have given us peace.
 
on 17/05/2011 at 14:57

In memory of my brave uncle, Lieutenant Sidney Offen, Royal Tank Regiment, killed in 1944 near Caen. I am planning to visit his grave at St Manvieu cemetery, Cheux later this year
 
on 17/05/2011 at 14:06

In memory of my late grandfather's cousin, Corporal Gilbert Pragnell, M.M., Hampshire Regiment and Royal Dublin Corps., buried at the Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau, 1918.
 
on 17/05/2011 at 10:48

Niece of Samuel Haslett
 
on 15/05/2011 at 12:09

With great respect to my great grandfather Private 63689 Samuel Taylor Who fort the First World War in the Canterbury Regiment of New Zealand Expeditionary Force in France and was killed in action 8.10.1918. Buried in grave l . B 46 Honnechy Nord. l
Lest we forget

Sandra Whitelaw
 
on 13/05/2011 at 21:37

In Memory of my Father Lance Corporal Clyde Reginald Cruickshanks Killed in Korea Nov 1950. Served and was a prisoner of war in ww2.
Taken prisoner at Dunkirk and suvived. Later to join the Royal Ulster Rifles Fought in Korea untill his death. Gone but Never Forgotten
 
on 07/05/2011 at 13:25

Remembering my mother's cousin Fl Lt John Desmond Wallis RAAF d.14th Jan 1945 over Ostend during a practice run flying out of Hawkinge crashed into Albert Harding Hurst flying out of Biggin Hill.
'Barney' volunteered to come to UK as only is father had emigrated to Australia and thought it would be an opportunity to visit his English relatives. My mother had arranged to meet him, but the accident occurred first. They did not meet. Today we went to Biggin Hill to see the memorial and feel closer to him. RIP.
 
on 07/05/2011 at 08:00

CRONIN ALFRED
Australian Lieutenant Australian Infantry A.I.F 24/02/1918 Age: 30 II. D. 37.
God's servant laid to rest far away from home...never forgotten...RIP
 
on 07/05/2011 at 02:49

I am researching my family tree and today I found that my cousin, Clifford Vallance, 2 x removed, died at the Somme, France on 26 Sept 1916 and is buried at Auchonvillers Military Cemetery. It has surprised me how upset I am about it. I can only hope that he and his comrades in arms, know how much we appreciate their sacrifice. God Bless
 
on 05/05/2011 at 17:55

Today, it is exactly 94 years to the day, on May 15, 1917 , that my grandfathers, brother John Snowden was killed in Belgium a the young age of 23 and buried at Pond Farm Cemetery. God blees you and all your brave colleagues who made the "supreme sacrifice" to keep Westrn Europe free from Der Kaiser!
God bless you great-uncle John. I am so proud of your courage, bravery and sacrifce. We will never forget you, NEVER!
Thank you Pierre for your wonderfull sites at Pond Farm, and other cemeteries where my great -uncle John and the other brave soldiers of WW1 can be forever remembered!
 
on 04/05/2011 at 22:28

Very nice work!, I am a Dutch National living near Halifax, Canada. My wife's uncle's grave is in Adegem BE. It touches me that after all this time so much effort goes into preserving their last resting place.
Lest we forget!
Thank you for doing what you do.
 
on 02/05/2011 at 07:22

Merci mille fois, Pierre, for your excellent efforts....they are appreciated.
I am the administrator of the 400 squadron RCAF blog (http://400sqn.blogspot.com/) and came across your site while looking for a picture of the Epinay Churchyard in Eure, France to include with the details of one of our past members buried there.
F/O ROBERT WILLIAM CLARKE - PILOT - J12318 - From Ottawa, ON.
Killed 2 June 1943 - age 20.
F/O Clarke was engaged in operations in a Mustang aircraft (#AM256) over the Cabouty - Tisieux area of France and crashed, due to enemy action, at Epinay.
F/O Clarke is buried in the Epinay Churchyard at Eure (Epinay), France
If you have a picture I would deeply appreciate same by return email.
Once again, many thanks for your outstanding efforts
 
on 02/05/2011 at 04:10

My great uncle private William Martin Whyte 454976 CEF ontario regiment passed july 30 1916

so young and brave, I am grateful for all the people that fought for our freedom.
My grandfather survived by his brother John George Whyte same regiment and rank.

wonderful site thank yo so much.
If you have any information on my great uncle please let me know.
Best regards
 
on 26/04/2011 at 22:38

A few years ago I visited the grave of my uncle Alan Leonard Pitfield at Beaurepaire Oise France. It was a moving experience.
Alan was awarded a posthumous DFC at his home town Hobart Tasmania.
He trained as a pilot at Point Cook, west of Melbourne Victoria, and flew in only 7 missions.
I have the original letters, written after the war, from the then-Mayor of Beaurepaire and my mother.
Bob Nichols
Hobart, Tasmania
polarbear17#bigpond.com (Replace # by ( at sign) )
 
on 25/04/2011 at 16:10

Thank you Pierre,
My son and I visited the graves of my uncle and four of the crew of his Lancaster Bomber a couple of years ago. He was an Australian Pilot officer John Charles Fardon Sevice No 410472 who was was shot down over the town of Longe in central France on 02/06/1944.
One of the Oldies in the local Pub remembered the plane coming down in the woods.
My mum said he used give me horsey rides on his foot. He was a lovely man. The graves are situated in the middle of the local Cemetery.
It was so peaceful and the local people were so helpful.
 
on 25/04/2011 at 10:57

I have inherited from my Grandmother a photo of her brother aged 23 yrs . Leslie Henry Belchamber who died 24 th August 1918 in France in the First World War . He was a mechanic in the New Zealand Army. Thinking of him on this ANZAC day 2011.
 
on 25/04/2011 at 04:10

James Thomas Dalley
I had been looking at photos of James's medals today and thinking what a shame we had not met - I only found out about him last year. So many people gave there lives for us to be here, ANZAC day gives us a reality check. James was my second cousin, his brother Clifford was also in the war but survived.
 
on 25/04/2011 at 01:00

IDSTEIN VALENTINE FREDERICK
Australian Private 2173 Australian Infantry A.I.F 29/05/1917 Age: 30 I. D. 7.
Valentine is my great uncle. There is a headstone in the old portion of the Murrarundi cemetery, NSW, Australia as a memorial to him.
Its nice to see he and his comrades resting in tranquil location.
Thankyou
 
on 25/04/2011 at 00:39

In Memory of my Gt. Uncle Frederick Alexander James Reid Australian Private 3213 Australian Infantry A.I.F. 18th August 1916. Rest in Peace.
On this Anzac Day and always, proud to know you fought for something you believed in, the freedom of your fellow man.

Thank you so much for providing this wonderful site, we hope to come to Puchevillers and leave some flowers on his grave next year.
 
on 25/04/2011 at 00:28

In loving memory of our Great Uncle Bill (Errol Sheridan St John) Macken who died on August 23 1916 defending the Somme. May he rest in peace. I look forward to visiting his grave soon.
 
on 24/04/2011 at 15:41

Anzac Day 25 April 2011.
In memory of John William Barker Elshaw 16th and 48th Battalion's.
Died from wounds 1 July 1917.. Ploegsteert Wood, Belgium.
I never new you but you are always thought about. R.I.P.
My fathers brother, my uncle.
 
on 24/04/2011 at 13:05

My humble apologies for last night's entry... it should read great uncle alfred (GANT).. Today is the anniversary of his death. He was killed in action on the somme. May you rest in peace. Forever in our hearts. Lest we forget xxx your great niece Lisa xx
 
on 24/04/2011 at 03:58

It is ANZAC day tomorrow and just to let you know i often think about you great Uncle William (Petersen )who was killed in France on 13th September 1916 and buried at Thistle Dump Cemetry.My eldest grandson is the same age now as you were when killed in action so far away from home,and the loss would have been great for my great grand parents.
 
on 24/04/2011 at 02:51

Wow what a great website, we are looking up our great uncle who was killed in Belgium in 1917 and we're really stoked to find his name on this site. Thanks
 
on 24/04/2011 at 02:33

Fantastic website!
 
on 24/04/2011 at 02:31

Remembering this day my uncle Percy Edward Terry

Lest we forget
 
on 24/04/2011 at 02:18

Apologies: Should read Monday 25th ~ ANZAC Day ~

Getting ahead of myself!
 
on 23/04/2011 at 17:58

Sunday 24th April 2011 ~ ANZAC Day ~ in New Zealand & Australia

In Memory of my great uncle: Private LEONARD HERBERT SOWRY 32242 3rd Bn Canterbury 12th (Nelson) Coy; at the age of 22 on the 11th August 1917 at Au Chasseur Cabt, fighting the 3rd battle for Ypres

Along with seven others from the 3rd they fell that day 'The life promised to you was denied, I will always remember and honor you'

Your family remembers...
 
on 23/04/2011 at 10:13

In loving memory of Edwin Egan who was killed in action on 20th of July 1916 may you RIP.
I am proud to have you Anzac Soldier on my family tree you will not be forgotten
 
on 23/04/2011 at 10:07

My Great Grandfather Major Kenneth Cameron MM may you rest in peace with your fellow brave men, Lest we forget.
 
on 23/04/2011 at 09:29

Hello to my great uncle Henry (GANT). I never knew you but am proud to be the great-niece of an ANZAC. You and your fellow soldiers made our country proud. RIP my dear great uncle. Love you forever, your great niece Lisa xxxx (p.s. give my love to grandpa and grandma gant and also to my grandmother Molly love you xx.)

To the founder of this page, thank you for mentioning my great uncle and as some have said, the grounds and graves look absolutely wonderful. I'm proud to be the great-niece of a WW1 soldier, and proud of our country. Lest we forget. xxx
 
on 21/04/2011 at 18:51

Hi

Do you have a picture of Reginald Tailby's grave in France, died 4 May 1944?

TAILBY REGINALD JOHN
United Kingdom Sergeant (W. Op. Air) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 625 Sqdn. Age: 23 Date of Death: 04/05/1944 Service No: 1332880


Many thanks

Regards

Neil

Neil Nineham

Mobile: 07776168007
E mail: neilw.nineham#btinternet.com (Replace # by ( at sign) )
 
on 21/04/2011 at 05:27

ANZAC Day on Easter Monday this year. Happens once every 150 years apparently.Lest We Forget.
 
on 18/04/2011 at 20:19

Thank you for being the first site I find that actually shows my Grandfather's name - Alfred Iles, London Rifle Brigade died Jan. 22 1917 and buried at Merville France. My mother was born Feb. 19 1917 and the war left my grandmother to raise 2 children alone during the war and ensuing world war II. I visited the site in the 1970's being the only family member to do so. Finding so much information now on the internet brings it all back and thank you for your tribute to our fallen soldiers.
 
on 18/04/2011 at 20:04

Thank you so much for this site. My great uncle Patrick Murphy is buried in Le Cateau, France and it means a lot to see these men have not been forgotten.
 
on 15/04/2011 at 15:47

my great uncle Arthur Morton Tonge rank private no 44432 of the 13th battalion durham light infantry was KIA france & flanders 8th oct 1918 age 31.
he is buried at beaurevoir british cemetry aisne france grave ref D5
anyone with any information as to what happened to him ,where the battle was,etc ,how he died, would be greatly appreciated
 
on 12/04/2011 at 14:07

In Memory of Sergeant DONALD SALMON

46193, 13th Bn., Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
who died age 27 on 05 November 1917.
Son of Henry and Matilda Salmon, of II, Barton Turf, Neateshead, Norwich, England.
One of seven brothers who served.
Remembered with honour.
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.
 
on 12/04/2011 at 12:04

In memory of my Husband Great Uncle Charles Edward Bawden who was killed 29 September 1918 aged 19 IN France ...Thank you posting all their names ..Great to see the Gaves and grounds are well keep ..
 
on 11/04/2011 at 13:13

Would just like to say how well kept the cemetry is my great uncle my mother's brother is buried here.

Thank you.
 
on 11/04/2011 at 00:35

Hi there, really like this site. My grand uncle Thomas Munsey Maclean is buried at PONT D'ACHELLES cemetery in Nieppe I visited there some years ago. Tommy as the family called him left Scotland for Australia in 1909.
Two younger brothers joined him in 1911, Alexander was killed at Gallipoli in 1915, William was wounded there 4 months later but survived to live till 1982. Another brother Kemp was killed in 1918 with the Royal Scots.

Their sister was my grandmother.
Alan MacRae
 
on 09/04/2011 at 20:32

Hi Pierre , With much Thanks to your goodself & Kelvin Young ,our Loved ones are being remembered. My thoughts are always of SGT Ross Lewis Clark ,and his crewmates who never made it home . They lost their lifes in the early hours of the 28th April 1944 ,when their Lancaster crashed in Hamikon - Switzerland .They " Rest " in Vevey -Switzerland 166 SQN -Kirmington . " Tenacity "
 
on 08/04/2011 at 20:48

Can anyone help with a picture of LT. Walter Henry Charles Cave? Mu son and I are doing a project on the young man as he lived near our home and near my sons cadet unit. and we would like to put a face to this man.

Many thanks.
Debra Wyatt
 
on 08/04/2011 at 03:42

Hi uncle D'Arcy , I am your only sister Retas' daughter. I never got to know you but I have been working on a book about you so I feel I'm getting to know you. I am proud of your sacrifice and have all your letters home to gramma, mom and uncle ray.I keep you in my heart every day and thank you for my freedom. Love you Reta Marie (mom didn't want to hang millie on me)
 
on 05/04/2011 at 10:50

In memory of my Great Uncle Ernest Edwin Belsey who was killed aged 25 at Passendale on the 11th November 1917.

The painting you did at my grandfathers house in 1913, of the Ramsgate Lifeboat my grandad served on hangs proudly on my wall.

I never knew you but am very proud to be your great niece and i promise one day i will come and visit you.

You had your life so cruely taken away from you.
Rest in peace.

Sheila. (daughter of Len Read )
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