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6, 164 PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL)

$ANDREWS, Lance Corporal, GEORGE WILLIAM, The Queens Own (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 26 October 1917. III F 12

 

POELCAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY

FAKELEY, WILFRED ERNEST, 234662, Private, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment) - 8th Bn. Died: 10/11/1917, aged 23. Son of Mrs. Catherine Louisa Fakeley, née Hewlett, of Kindersley, Saskatchewan, and the late John James Fakeley (who may have died the same year as his son). Born in Dover on 28 February 1894, he was living with his family in 1901 at Buckland Farm House. Mr Fakeley was a railway porter and the couple's son Herbert William, aged 17, was working as a shopkeeper's porter. At home too were Lillian Martha, 15, and Stephen Reginald, then 12. in 1891 the family were living at 75 Clarendon Street, and there were three elder children; Catharine Emma, 14, a school pupil-teacher, Amy Louise, 12, and John Henry, 9. In 1907 the family emigrated to Canada, aboard the Empress of Ireland. On his enlistment on 7 April 1916 Wilfred's civilian occupation was that of a drug clerk. He was described as five feet eight inches tall, with grey eyes and dark brown hair. His religion was given as Methodist. Grave XII C 11. "He asked life of Thee and Thou gavest him even length of days for ever and ever" - 1918 In Memoriam.

 

5, 127 PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

$AHEARN, Lance Corporal, HAROLD, L/10028, 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 18 October 1914. Age 19. Son of Mr and Mrs Ahearn of 60 Mayfield Avenue, Buckland, Dover. Panel 2

$BEERLING, Private, ARTHUR LEWELL, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 18 October 1914. Panel 2

$CAIRNS, Corporal, HERBERT ROBERT, Royal Irish Rifles, 9 May 1915. Panel 9

COLLIER, Private, FREDERICK HENRY, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 25 October 1914. Panel 2

$DRAPER, Lieutenant, ARTHUR REGINALD OLLEY, Northumberland Fusiliers, 16 April 1918. Panel 2

$DYER, Private, ALBERT SIDNEY, L/9940, 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 20 October 1914. Age 18. Son of Henry Martin Dyer and Johanna Louisa Dyer of 192 Union Rd, Dover. Panel 2 

HARVEY, Lance Corporal, PERCY, 10837, 1st Bn, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 9 May 1915. Age 29. Son of Stephen and Maria Harvey of Dover. Panel 7

MARSH, Serjeant, ALFRED CHARLES, 9928, 1st Bn, East Lancashire Regiment. 9 November 1914. Age 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Marsh of Ashley, Whitfield, Dover. Panel 5 and 6

$PARSONS, Private, WILLIAM CHARLES, L/8432, 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 20 October 1914. Age 27. Son of William and Harriett Parsons of 10 Bartholomew St, Dover. Panel 2

PRESCOTT, Private, WALTER, L/7028, 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 20 October 1914. Age 31. Son of the late Peter and Ann Prescott, of Shepherdswell, Dover. husband of Florence Hadlow (formerly Prescott) of 17 Artillery St, Canterbury. Panel 2

$SAUNDERS, Private, GEORGE, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 19 December 1914. Panel 2 and 3

SOUTHEY, Serjeant, CHARLES WILLIAM, 22920, 1st Bn, Border Regiment. 11 April 1918. Age 46. Husband of Sarah Jane Southey of 48 George St, Buckland, Dover. Served in the South African Campaign. Panel 6

$STANLEY, Lance Corporal, LESLIE GEORGE, L/9808, 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 23 October 1914. Age 20. Son of David and Elizabeth Stanley of 3 Saxon St, Dover. Panel 2 

$STANLEY, Lance Corporal, LESLIE GEORGE, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 23 October 1914. Panel 2

STOCK, Second Lieutenant, HUBERT REGINALD, 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 25 October 1914. Age 26. Son of Mrs Z. Stock of 41 London Rd, Dover. Panel 2. His brother John also died 

 

5, 75 POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY

$BLACKETT, Captain, WILLIAM STUART BURDETT, Leicestershire Yeomanry, 24/25 November 1914. I B 1

(ps) KINGSLAND, Lance Corporal, J, 7324, 2nd Bn, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died of wounds 14 September 1915. Age 32. Son of George and Ann Kingsland of Dover. I E 18 


6, 157 POTIJZE CHATEAU WOOD CEMETERY

MEDHURST, JACK (JOHN?), G10572, A Comp 1st Batt of The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Age 20 (CWGC says 19) 19 June 1915. Grave B 10

(p*) MEPHAM, Lance Corporal, HENRY FRANK, L/6370, 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 23 June 1915. Age 32. Son of Walter Mepham; husband of Annie Elizabeth Mepham nee Pain whom he married in 1908 of 149 London Rd, Dover. Grave C 3.  LC Mepham was the father of Gladys, married to William Oram


5, 87 RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND
 

BUTTERFIELD, Gunner, ALBERT EDWARD GEORGE, 169047, RFA, "Z" 30th TM Battery, 7 June 1916, from Whitfield, enlisted Dover, VII M 13. Husband of Mabel Florence Goldsmith sister of Harry Goldsmith, casualty on Town Memorial, brother to Alfred J Butterfield, Arras Memorial

(p)$ MORRIS, Rifleman, W, 6272, 18th Bn, London Regiment (London Irish Rifles) 6 December 1916. Age 21. Son of Mrs C. E. Morris of 5 Odo Rd, Tower Hamlets, Dover. VI P 19 

$MOWLL, Private, SIDNEY EDWARD, Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment) 6 June 1916. VI D 20


5, 74 RENINGHELST NEW MILITARY CEMETERY
 

(p*) JAMES, Private, ORMOND LUCAS, 79766, 31st Bn, Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment) KIA 28 May 1916. Age 28. Son of William and Sophia James of 15 Eaton Rd, Maxton, Dover, England. I D 18 

$MARTIN GEORGE CHATWIN, 3 June 1916. I D 21

(p*)$ SAIT, Lance Corporal, A G R, 9218, 2nd Bn, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. KIA 28 August 1918. Age 27. Son of Mr and Mrs Sait of 60 Clarendon Place, Dover. V B 8 

SANCTUARY WOOD BRITISH CEMETERY

(p)$PHIPPS, Private, CHARLES, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 13 March 1916. II M 1


5, 122 ST. QUENTIN CABARET MILITARY CEMETERY
 

BANKS, Private, JAMES ARTHUR, A/6358, 1st Bn, Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment) KIA 13 October 1915. Age 25. Son of James Ladd Banks and Fanny Banks, of Somerset House, Somerset Rd, Edmonton, London. Native of Dover, Kent, England. I C 7A


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