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ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT ST-ELOI

BEHAN, John Joseph, 8651, Corporal, Royal Irish Rifles, 2nd Battalion, died 23 April 1916. IF8. Brother-in-law of Frederick and Bartholomew Bowlt, also of Charles William Knox

$GRANT, Private, FREDERICK, 138293, Canadian Pioneers, 18 June 1917. VI J 20

 

25, 479 ENGLEBELMER COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

MITCHELL, Private, VALENTINE PATRICK, 11903, 1st Bn, Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F, Died of wounds 31 March 1918. Age 22. Son of the late Timothy and Alice Mitchell of Dover. E 13

 

EPEHY WOOD FARM CEMETERY, Epehy

CASS, Albert Victor Galton, 353653, Gunner, died 24 September 1917, Royal Garrison Artillery, 15th Siege Battery. Born 1887 in Dover, youngest son of John and Jane Cass. In 1891 the family were living at 10 Strond Street, Dover, where John Cass, aged 57, was a Superintendent for the LCDRailway. Four of their five children were born in Dover, the exception being eldest son Percy, aged 19, a grocer's assistant, who had been born in Littlehampton in Sussex. Between Albert and Percy were three sisters, Daisy, then 15, Lizze, 12, and May, 6. By 1901 the family were living at 16 Beckwith Road, Camberwell, where John was working as a railway agent. Also there was John Cass, aged 33, working as a clerk. Probate of Albert's will was given to a John Frederic Cass, cashier. In 1915 in London Albert, then a clerk, had married Florence Maud Craddock. III L 9.

 


27, 709 ESNES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

BAKER, Lance Corporal, JOSEPH SAMUEL, 8293, 2nd Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers. 26 August 1914. Age 29. Husband of E. Perkins (formerly Baker) of 3 King's Gardens, London Rd., Dover. Grave I

LLOYD, Drummer, T E, 7254, 2nd Bn, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 26 August 1914. Age 33. Son of Tom and Lavinia Lloyd of Newport, Mon; husband of Mary Lloyd of 100 Clarendon Place, Dover. Grave I


4, 26 ESQUELBECQ MILITARY CEMETERY

COLLISON, Gunner, CHRISTOPHER, 281588, 7th Siege Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of pneumonia 5 July 1918. Age 45. Son of George and Elizabeth Collison of Bethnal Green, London; husband of Mary Jane Collison of 1 Marine Villas, Liverpool St, Dover. Served in the South African Campaign. III C 8

$SNELLING, Gunner, ALBERT HENRY, 125179, "D" Bty. 122nd Bdy, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 29 April 1918. Age 24. Son of Mr and Mrs A. E. Snelling of 1 West Mount, Priory Hill, Dover. II A 28


9, 195 ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

$ABBOTT, Corporal, ADOLPHUS SANDON SYDNEY, Royal Fusiliers, 17 January 1917. XXI B 10A

AVERY, 2nd Corporal, ALFRED, 175503, 258th Tunnelling Coy, Royal Engineers. 20 October 1918. Age 30. Son of Agnes Avery of 28 Clarendon Rd, Dover. From Dover. LXVIII J 16  Enlisted Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Brother of Frederick Avery, commemorated at Thiepval. 1881 census at 18 Clarendon Street, Dover, father John Jabez Avery, bricklayer, mother Agnes Avery, née Salvage, born Dover. 

CAUSER, Private, JOHN, G/6021 (or G/602 according to medal card), 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Died of wounds 19 October 1915. Age 22. Son of Mr and Mrs E. Causer of 19 West View, Hayton Quarry, nr Liverpool. From Nonington, nr Dover. III E 8A

(p)$ CAVE, Gunner, HAROLD JAMES, 358121, 115th Heavy Bty, RGA. Died of pneumonia 24 April 1918. Age 23. Son of James and Bertha Cave of 36 Stanhope Rd, Dover. XXXII C 6

MARSH, Private, ALBERT, G/8168, "A" Coy. 8th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Died of wounds 30 September 1915. Age 24. Son of the late Mr George and Mrs Marsh of Whitfield, nr Dover. IV H 8A

$READER, Rifleman, REGINALD EDWARD, S/27441, 1st Bn, Rifle Brigade. Died of wounds 17 May 1917. Age 31. Son of William Nicolas and Clara Jane Reader; husband of Phoebe Clara Reader of 11 Western Rd, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. From Dover. XVIII N 23A

(p)$ SMITH, Serjeant, GEORGE ARTHUR, 37105, M M, 346th Siege Bty, RGA. 19 April 1918. Age 21. Eldest son of George and Louise Smith of 295 Folkestone Rd, Dover. XXIX G 5A

$WALL, Gunner, T W, 168982, H.Q., 190th Bde, RFA. Died of wounds 23 October 1916. Age 19. Son of Thomas and Mary Arm Wall of 8 Millais Rd, Dover. VIII C 9


25, 466 EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS

(p)$ CRASCALL, Private, EDWARD F, 21352, The Queens (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 2nd Bn, 2 April 1917. IV F 4

$WICKS, Private, ARTHUR GIFFORD, 9077, 2nd Bn, Honourable Artillery Company. Died of wounds received on 31 March/2 April 1917. Age 19. Son of John Gifford Wicks and Kate Wicks of "Snaefell" 39 Priory Hill, Dover. He was an employee of the Union of London and Smith's bank at their Chesham branch. IV G 2

from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

 

 
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