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le 15/02/2019 à 22:19

Hello,

My name is Donna Cox and my husband’s name is Howard Cox. We live in Campbellville, Ontario, Canada and we are writing to you in the hopes of helping us to find someone in charge of the Seraincourt Church. My husband’s Uncle, Gordon Kenneth Young, formerly from Stratford, Ontario, Canada, a RCAF Warrant Officer is buried in the Seraincourt Churchyard with his crew who were shot down in their Wellington Airplane in World War II. In fact, the whole crew of the plane, all eight crew members, are buried in this Churchyard.

We are planning to visit France for the first time on March 24 to 25 and are thinking of coming to visit his grave. Gordon Kenneth Young’s sister, Doris Marilyn (Young) Cox is still alive and will be 90 next week and we would love to be able to visit the Church and to bring her pictures back of her brother’s grave.


If you can either help me with this request or give me the email or telephone number of the person in charge of the Church so that I can arrange with him/her to be able to access the grave, I would be very grateful.

Thank you very much.

Donna Cox and Howard Cox
Nephew to Gordon Kenneth Young
Phone Number – (289) 259-0133
 
le 28/01/2019 à 22:55

Went and found my Great Grandfather's grave.
L/7824 Pte George Brown Killed in Action 7th June 1915.

I never knew him but just visiting his grave gave me such a warm feeling and I felt a bond. We visited in October 2018, and will be returning.
 
le 21/01/2019 à 04:05

Remembering with pride two young men from 107 sqn who gave their lives for their country patrick green left behind a 3 month old son, who grew up never knowing his father
Patrick had already lost his older brother who was killed on air operations returning from Cologne 31/5/42 15 OTU

They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old, age shall not weary them, nor the years condem.At the going down of the sun and in the morn,we will remember them
 
le 16/12/2018 à 11:35

On December 11th Grégoire, William and Amaury with their grand parents Mary & Patrick honored the grave of H. Pearce in the cemetery of the Cinq Rues in Hazebrouck. Harry Pearce was my great uncle, brother of my grandfather. Both
Grégoire and William had school lessons on World War One and the 100 year end anniversary.
 
le 03/12/2018 à 17:42

Hi Darryl,

I saw on the site of inmemories.com, that you were looking for a photo of your Gt Uncle' gravestone -
In case you have not managed to find one, I have found a photo of your Gt. Uncle's Grave - if you would like me to send it to you, let me know or check it out on the site below:-

I FOUND THIS PHOTO ON THE WAR GRAVES PHOTOGRAPHIC SITE

If you want to contact them, they are very helpful and would be able to send you a clearer photo so that you should be able to read what is written on the headstone.

Regards,
Joan Powell (nee Chessman)
 
le 03/12/2018 à 12:19

Hi thank you so much for sending picture of A E LEE at TOURNAI Cemetery for me to Michael . Love your site.
 
le 23/11/2018 à 19:38

Hi. My Great Uncle George Thomas Kirk is buried in Quievy. My Brother and I are researching him and have found out a bit about him. He was my Nan's eldest Brother and she never really spoke about him although when she died, we found his pictures, penny, letters from the home office etc. We went over to Quievy in October on the 100th anniversary of his death and are planning to visit again in 2019. I can send a picture of him. Thanks
 
le 20/11/2018 à 09:56

To Rose Ellis Canada...
I noticed that your relatives lived at 219 Great Cheetham St Manchester. I drive down that road and would be more than happy to take a photo of the house. That is if you don’t already have one.
 
le 20/11/2018 à 09:51

Hello I am enquiring does anyone have a photo of grave A 26 in the Irish House cemetery? It’s my great uncle Walter Brough who died on 07/06/17
Just trying to make a history book for my grandson .
 
le 18/11/2018 à 21:23

Bonjour --
I know you concentrate on Commonwealth graves, but I have been trying to find all the burial locations of the Doughboys who dies from my little town of Roselle Park, N.J. I have just discovered that Dr. John Edward WIlliams, who dies of typhoid fever on Sept. 3, 1918, was buried in in "Grave 20, French Communal Cemetery, Chaumont-en-Bassigny, Haute-Marne, France, in the family vault of widow. Chaumont." This is according to his burial card. The burial card is stamped "Grave released to N.R. special case."

I'd like to obtain a copy of this family vault, and see if Dr. Williams' burial in the vault can be confirmed. I'd be happy yo cover any costs involved. I don't wantany of our WWI dead to be forgotten.


Thank you for any help or adviceyou can share.

Best,
Charlene
 
le 18/11/2018 à 11:23

IN MEMORY OF ALEXANDER ARCHIBALD MURRAY RAF (VR) DIED ON 3RDJUNE 1944 AGED 23 YRS AS RESULT OF HIS INJURIES INCURRED WHEN HIS PLANE CRASHED PRESUMABLY BEING SHOT DOWN. AS ALL HIS CLOSE FAMILY ARE NOW GONE WE MARY SOMMERVILLE GIBSON AND MYSELF ,MEMBERS OF HIS MOTHER'S FAMILY REMEMBER HIM BY PLACING A POPPY CROSS ON HIS PARENTS GRAVE WHERE HIS NAME IS RECORDED AND AT THE LOCAL FIELD OF REMEMBRANCE. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE WAR MEMORIAL AT CLELAND LANARKSHIRE SCOTLAND
 
le 17/11/2018 à 13:04

thanx for allowing me to find my great uncle herbert frank coldicott who was killed aged 23 in aug 1916 x is buried at dranoutre military cemetry in begium ,we plan to go x find his grave next year
 
le 16/11/2018 à 18:58

Morton Cohen age 20
Drummer ( Private) was killed in Gallipoly, August 21, 1915.
9 th Battalion of the Lancashire Regiment.
From Manchester - 219 Great Cheatham Str. Apprenticed at auto factory.

His name is etched at Helles Memorial - Panel 218 to 219

A photograph of the etching by anyone visiting there
would be greatly appreciated. He is my grandfather's brother.
 
le 16/11/2018 à 00:24

Hi. I visited the grave of my Gt uncle Joseph with my son on Armistice day Nov 2018 at 11 am. I was hoping that the local church / commune at Templeux-le-Guerard may have organised some centennial commemoration. Sadly, the cemetery was deserted. However, I'm glad that Joseph's story has been handed down to the next generation and is in good hands.
 
le 14/11/2018 à 20:01

Hi, I thought you might be interested to know that I am the grandnephew of Michael McPoland who rests in Vermelles British Cemetery. I have a picture of them and can send you a copy if you wish. Thanks for the great work you do in maintaining this site. Best Regards, John
 
le 14/11/2018 à 19:01

A great site, so much work but many people will be very thankful for all your effort me included. My own Great Grandfather Frederick Charles Northcote from Woking Surrey is included at Crosillies but its another Woking man I am interested in at Marcoing Communial Cemetery a William George Fletcher. You show a photo of him and the name Fischer, is this a relative of William George Fletcher? Many Thanks Kevin.
 
le 13/11/2018 à 09:34

In memory of my Uncle Emil Bowden Volbrecht, who died during WW1 ( 20 September 1917) in Ypres, Bellgium. Thank you for making this available. I found a reference on this site made by Andrew ( in September 2018 )about a book he found ( SA Brigade )in which he found some notations as well as pressed flowers. Such a special memory. Thank you Andrew.
 
le 12/11/2018 à 09:34

Thank you for allowing me to find and remember my great uncle Lance Corporal Len Walters. Also thank you to Grenadier Guard Presland, his son Chris Presland and Mike Gregson for their kind contributions.

Tom
 
le 12/11/2018 à 02:50

In loving memory of my great uncle, Bruce Hosmer Acton Burrows, Lieutenant Canadian Engineers, who died on the front line on the Somme near Courcelette, France during WW1 on 25/11/1916 age 23. Also, my late father, Charles Acton Burrows, who joined the Royal Canadian Air Force at age 17 and served as a pilot overseas during WW2.
 
le 12/11/2018 à 01:38

In memory of my great grandfather pte Benjamin Noakes 24861 who died 04/11/1917.
 
le 11/11/2018 à 20:36

Remembering with pride my great uncle Lance Corporal Joseph Philip Heywood Edmans, Royal Berkshire Regiment. Died from wounds 5 April 1918 age 25. Military Medal. At rest Doullens No 1 Community, Somme. I am so sorry I never knew you. God Bless.
 
le 11/11/2018 à 20:23

In memory of 19441 Private John Purcell, South Staffordshire Regiment. My grandads brother. Killed and buried in France 28.4.1917. Also remembering his brother, George Purcell - killed in France. So very sad.
 
le 11/11/2018 à 19:48

Remembering our grandfather Arthur Simpson, who died from his wounds in May 1915. He rests in Eastern Cemetery, Boulogne sur Mer.
 
le 11/11/2018 à 17:04

In memory of the four bagnall brothers who died two in french cemeteries two in England at Barking and City of london. Any relatives im eastlondondom( at sign)aol.com
 
le 11/11/2018 à 15:40

Remembering our grandfathers brother Lance Corporal Joseph Robinson 16799 1stBn.Sommerset Light Infantry.Who died age 22 on 1st July1916 Resting in Redan Ridge Cemetery No1 Beaumont-Hamel Row A Grave No. A 55, May God Bless You and May You Rest in Peace.
We would like to say thank you to all the staff that take loving care of his grave.

[If anyone reading this can Email a photo of his grave we would be forever greatful thank you .] 11/November 2018.
 
le 11/11/2018 à 14:04

Thinking of my great grandfather private Albert young Hampshire regiment 31565
 
le 11/11/2018 à 13:14

Thinking of my Great Grandad Thomas Noon of the East Yorkshire regiment. Hope I did you Proud by wearing your medals to today’s Rememberance Sunday service. Thank you for fighting for us.
 
le 11/11/2018 à 10:46

Thinking of my great grandad James beldon rifle corps ww1 xx
100 years today xxx
RIP great grandad James beldon
 
le 11/11/2018 à 10:43

Hello I’m trying to get hold of James beldon Parker
He is related to me as my great grandad is James beldon
If anyone knows him or if u read this James beldon Parker please get in touch.... I’m on Facebook ali mortimer
 
le 11/11/2018 à 10:20

Remembering my great great uncle Sapper Gilbert Lawrence Barnes, shot by a German sniper one week before the armistice. We will remember them.
 
le 11/11/2018 à 08:06

POWELL VICTOR GEORGE
United Kingdom Sapper 1898067Royal Engineers17/06/1940 Age: 20 I.A.95.
 
le 11/11/2018 à 01:28

Today I along with my sister & two cousins, remember Great Uncle Frank Cartlidge. We only discovered him in past two years. He was a gunner/driver with Royal Field Artillery 280th Bde His number 148876. He died 06.06.1918. He is buried in Dainville British Cemetery I.E.14
 
le 11/11/2018 à 01:18

In proud memory of our Great, GG, and GGG Grandfather, Sergeant John Joseph Knott, sadly killed in action 31st May 1918. Resting at peace in Sailly Labourse Cemetery Extension. will always be remembered..Pamela, Ritchie, Laurie and Zoe. 11/11/2018.
 
le 11/11/2018 à 01:06

norman our mother use to talk to us about you even thoe we didn't know you ,you will always be remembered I have your little hymm book that you put little ticks at the side of a few hymms you must have all sang to I will always look after it god bless norman love from Maureen and susan . xx
 
le 11/11/2018 à 00:57

In memory of Peter Nazar
In memory of Flying Officer Peter Nazar
May 25, 1944 Military Service: Service Number: J/27731
Age: 26 Force: Air Force Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force
Division: 429 Sqdn.
Burial Information:Cemetery:
HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY , Belgium
 
le 11/11/2018 à 00:40

In memory of Leonard Edis aged 20. He died of his wounds on Friday 25th October 1918. We will never forget.
 
le 11/11/2018 à 00:04

was sept 2017 visiting my grandfathers grave..its was wish i always want to do.and came through..next visit 2019/
 
le 10/11/2018 à 22:14

In memory of BERT WALTER BAKER grave 05 in the Landrecies communal cemetery. My Great uncle aged just 19 killed a week before Armistice, shot in an entry way. Beloved older brother of Richard and one of 13 children from Dudley Worcestershire (as it was). My grandfather shed a tear every Armistice service, as a child this made an impact on me. He never was able to visit his brothers grave but in 2008 my brother visited and paid his respects by laying a wreath on Remembrance Day. Thank you Great uncle and all who made the ultimate sacrifice. Memory Eternal.
 
le 10/11/2018 à 20:02

in memory of Trooper Thomas Summerfield R.A.C.
who lies in Geel war cemetary ,who gave his live saving others
And in the morning we will remember
 
le 10/11/2018 à 11:04

In loving memory of my Grand Uncle Michael O Flynn.Died may 1914 aged 16 yrs.Buried in Watou churchyard.My father also Michael O Flynn sadly is no longer with me but i will honour thee tomorrow 11/11/18.xx
 
le 10/11/2018 à 01:21

John William Rau who lost his life on 31/8/1917 . Remembered with pride and gratitude by his many gg nephews and nieces and gg grand nephews and nieces in New Zealand. Never met , but we will not forget.
 
le 09/11/2018 à 22:44

In memory of my Great Grandfather Robert William Ainsworth. Killed in France September 1915. You are never forgotton
 
le 09/11/2018 à 22:44

Please could you contact me if you have any information on WALTER TILLCOCK who died in The Somme on 15/09/16. He is buried in Bulls Road Cemetery in Flers. He was my Grandad’s Grandfather and I have been to his grave three times.
I would especially like to speak to CINDY, SUE or JIM
Thank you
 
le 09/11/2018 à 19:48

I would love if you could find a photo of gravestone of private john ernest whiteman 241560.i recently discovered my great great uncle on ancestry.com. died may 9th 1917 in action and gravestone is in hargicourt ..ive so much respect for you and will stand still for 2 mins silence on sunday 11th november. 100yrs anniversary.thankyou
 
le 09/11/2018 à 12:18

Remembering Austin Bergan, one of five brothers from Bradford, who all served in the great war. My grandfather John Henry been one of them. May they all rest in peace.
 
le 09/11/2018 à 11:22

My grandfather, DAVID LEACH, Sapper with the 4th Army Tramway Company, Royal Engineers, died on 5th November 1917 and is buried at Duhollow ADS Cemetery YPRES. Though we've never met, I think of you frequently and hope to visit your grave soon.
 
le 09/11/2018 à 00:57

Remembering RAF Sgt Observer DONALD MALPAS who was killed in action 25th July 1918, aged 18.

I was fortunate to visit the Cemetery in October this year, and will be remembering Donald in the 10,000 People's Procession at The Cenotaph on Sunday 11 November.
 
le 08/11/2018 à 18:28

Remembering my great-grandfather William John Harris,
Service No: 358857, 2nd Foreway Coy, Royal Engineers who died on
12th April 1918 and buried in Barly French Military Cemetery. He was a loving father to his three daughters Sylvia, Dorothy (my grandmother), Gladys and his son Sidney. He is remembered by all his family.
 
le 08/11/2018 à 02:46

My Great Uncle RONALD FRANCIS VAUGHAN service number 14387150 was killed in action 1/7/1944 at the tender age of 19, he served with the Welch Regiment and now rests at St Manvieu war cemetery, for some reason I have no information about but his big was dug up and buried there a little over a year after his death, would anybody know why this would be? He is in plot V11 row B grave 7 and was placed there 12/7/1945, my father visited his uncles grave 4 years ago but could not find any information, sadly he was killed last year so I'm trying to finish what he started, any information or photographs would be hugely appreciated, thanks. Sleep tight uncle Ronnie and if you come across my dad up there then go say hello XX
 
le 07/11/2018 à 23:01

In memory of my husbands Great Grandfather George Henry Hesp 27459 2nd Battalion Durham Light Infantry.
Died in Poperinge on 3rd March 1916 whist on rest leave from the frontline. Buried in Poperinge New Military Cemetery.
God Bless.
   
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