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5, 106 KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY

$BARSTOW, 2nd Lieutenant, MICHAEL WILLIAM, RGA died 3 June 1917 (his twentieth birthday) D 49

$DUNN, Private, REGINALD VICTOR, 533281, 1st/15th Bn, London Regiment (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles) Killed accidentally 4 May 1917. Age 20. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis G. Dunn of 34 York St. Almshouse, Dover. D 45

(p)$ LASLETT, Private, W S B, G/9191, 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) KIA 28 August 1916. Age 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Laslett of Dover; husband of E. A. Doe (formerly Laslett) of 85 Folkestone Rd, Dover. X 22


5, 94 KLEIN-VIERSTRAAT BRITISH CEMETERY

(p)$ DOWLE, Private, ROBERT, 7629, 10th Bn, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 24 February 1917. Age 25. Son of Robert James Dowle of 1 Spring Cottage, Peter St., Dover. I C 16


7, 186 KORTRIJK (ST. JAN) COMMUNAL CEMETERY

$SAUNDERS, Private, LEONARD THEODORE, 495345, 4th Mobile Dental Unit, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of influenza 12 December 1918. Age 22. Son of Alfred and Ann S. Saunders of 34 Primrose Rd., Buckland, Dover. B 2


5, 59 LA BRIQUE MILITARY CEMETERY No.1

$JEFFREYS, Corporal, FREDERICK WALTER, L/9845, 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) KIA 25 August 1915. Age 20. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Jeffreys of 14 Caroline Place, Dover.  C 8


5, 59 LA BRIQUE MILITARY CEMETERY No.2

$PIGGOTT, Private, H W, G/5853, "D" Coy. 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) KIA 19 April 1916. Age 23. Son of Mrs. S. Piggott of 11 Ladywell Place, Dover. I U 16


5, 73 LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

(p)$ BROWN, Private, R, 10318, 7th Bn, Royal Fusiliers. 29 May 1917. Age 21. Son of Esther Rye of 139 Albert Rd., North Woolwich, London. Native of Dover. XII B 34

(p)$ COHSALL, Private, JAMES, S/10450, 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Died of wounds 11 August 1915. Age 19. Son of Mr. T. and Mrs. P. Cohsall of 15 Bowling Green Hill, Dover. III D 21A

(p)$ COOKE, Private, F, 400970, 10th Bn, Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment) Died of wounds 16 April 1916. Age 18. Son of Charles and Emma Cooke of Dover, England. VI C 4

(p)$ CROOCKEWIT, Second Lieutenant, ALEXANDER EDWARD, 1st Bn, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died of wounds, received at Menin Rd 26 October 1917. Age 31. Son of John Henry and Fanny M. Croockewit of "Menin," 32 Leyburn Rd., Dover. Educated at Bedford School. XXII H 2

(p)$ DYER, Private, HENRY MARTIN ABRAHAM, 10113, 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 19 April 1916. Age 26. Son of Henry Martin Dyer and Johanna Louisa Dyer of 192 Union Rd., Dover. VI C 12

(p) FORTUNE, Private, ANDREW JOSEPH, 2832, 23rd Bn, Middlesex Regiment. 22 June 1917. Age 23. Son of Patrick Joseph and Agnes Mary Fortune of East Studdal, near Dover. XV E 19A

(p) KIRBY, Corporal, ARTHUR,41692 (Soldiers Died 14892), Guards "X" Trench Bty, RGA. Died of wounds 12 May 1916. Age 19. Son of William and Elizabeth Kirby of The Green, Eythorne, Dover. VI C 44

(p)$ LOCKE, Rifleman, GEORGE EDWARD, 593431, 18th Bn, London Regiment (London Irish Rifles) Died of wounds 7 April 1917. Age 24. Son of Annie Lydia Locke, of 6 Bulwark St., Dover. Born Brookland, Kent. XI C 29

(p) PIERCE, Driver, WILLIAM CHARLES, T/18932, Army Service Corps. attd. "B" Corps H.Q. Ammunition Park. KIA 5 September 1917. Age 37. Husband of Frances Ellen Pierce of 2 Wellington Place, Deal. Born Dover. XVIII F 16A

(p) THOMPSON, Private, WILLIAM ELVEY, 46957, 18th Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers. transfer from (233057) Royal Engineers, Died of wounds 2 October 1918. Age 21. Son of William E. and Mary Thompson of Smethwick. Born Dover. XXIV F 21

VIGUS, HARRY, 16 June 1917. XV F 5

(p)$ WILLIAMS, Lieutenant, GEORGE EDWARD JAMES, Australian Engineers, 25 October 1917. XXII C 15


5, 104 LOCRE HOSPICE CEMETERY

ADAMS, Private, JAMES ROBERT, 51565, 9th Bn, Welsh Regiment. 13 July 1917. Age 33. Son of William and Catherine Adams, of Hastings, Sussex; husband of Ruth C. Adams of 83 Barton Rd., Dover. II A 1 Note: Herbert Fisher, died 24 February 1945 also lived here

5, 136 MAPLE LEAF CEMETERY

ANNETT, Bombardier, HERBERT CHARLES, 22358, 282nd Siege Bty, RGA. KIA 7 July 1917. Age 26. Son of Capt. George S. Annett, M.C., and Mrs. Annett of 140 Turney Rd., Dulwich, London. Born at Dover. He lived at Dulwich and enlisted at Warley. L 4

His brother, Arthur Edward Annett, was also born in Dover, on 19 December 1889. He was christened at Holy Trinity on 28 January 1890, given as the son of on of George Samuel Annett, a Colour Sergeant, Military Staff Clerk in 1890, stationed at Archcliffe Fort, and his wife, Jane Elizabeth. In 1891 the family address was 35 Oswald Road, and there also was an elder brother, George L. Annett, 3, who was born in Cyprus. He was in 1911 a Lance Corporal in the 7th Hussars and in November 1914 became 2nd Lieutenant from Lance-Serjeant.
Note: there is an Arthur Edward Annett who died on 14 July 1916, commemorated on the Thiepval memorial; pier and face 5D and 6D, a Private, S/6907, of The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 6th battalion. Private Annett was, according to Soldiers Died, born at Camberwell, Surrey, where he also lived.

 

$GODFREY, Gunner, CHARLES WILLIAM, RGA, 20th June 1917. K 7


5, 43 MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY

(p*)$ SHARP, Rifleman, E S H, 5965, 12th Bn, Rifle Brigade. 27 June 1917. Age 19. Son of Alice Annie Sharp of 5 Sidney Terrace, Malvern Rd, Dover. II E 30


5, 84 MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY

$MARTELL, Sergeant, BRICE SELWYN, RGA, 31 October 1917. III H 22

$MINTER, Private, E W, L/8868, 8th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 21 January 1916. Age 32. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Minter of 7 Herbert St, Buckland, Dover. I E 20

$RICHARDSON, CHARLES WILLIAM, Gunner, RGA, 287 Seige Battery, 71637, died 29 November 1917 (War Memorial card says 1918) age unknown, III I 13

$WATTS, Sergeant, ARTHUR HERBERT, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 21 July 1916. I N 12

5, 71 NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY

$HOLMES, Private, WILLIAM PERCY, 204251, 7th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 30 September 1917. Age 36. Son of Burvill Holmes and Catherine Holmes, of Dover; husband of Mrs. S. Holmes, of 2, Kingswood Villas, Crabble Avenue, Dover. Grave Ref. II. F. 4.

MAXTED, Private, WALTER GEORGE, 42479, 11th Bn, Essex Regiment. 4 August 1918. Age 34. Son of Harry and Elizabeth Maxted, of Temple Ewell; husband of Mrs. Emily Frances Maxted of Temple Ewell nr. Dover. XV C 1. Two of their sons also died, in WWII - Walter Charles and William Henry Maxted. Note, various records give Harry Maxted's wife as "Fanny" (Fanny Jefferson Taylor), not Elizabeth.  Two of Walter's brothers, Henry John and Albert Edward were also killed, in 1916 and 1915 respectively. All three are commemorated on the Temple Ewell memorial, Dover


from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

 
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