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13, 285 SAILLY-LABOURSE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

MARSH, Private, A W, 429, 6th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Died of wounds 14 October 1915. Age 25. Son of Harry and Emily Marsh of Soles Farm, Frogham, Eythorne, Dover. K 9


27, 665 SANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY

FLEG, Private, LAURENS MARTINUS, 796007, 4th Bn, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) 1 October 1918. Age 23. Son of Mr and Mrs L. M. Fleg of Rotterdam, Holland; husband of Mrs W. E. Fleg of Port Dover, Ontario. I D 4

 

SENLIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

$FOX, Private, JOHN COLLON, Northamptonshire Regiment, 225495, 6 April 1918. I D 22

HADAWAY, Private, BERT ANDREWS, 6th Batt The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), 5 April 1917. I A 6


25, 464 SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.2

CAVANAGH, Private, JOSEPH, 2429, "B" Coy. 1st/7th Bn, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 30 July 1916. Age 39. Son of Joseph and Ann Deasley Cavanagh; husband of Helen McQueen Cavanagh of 30 Maygate St, Dunfermline. Served in 2nd Bn Royal Scots 1896-1907. Born Dover. V G 32

SOISSONS MEMORIAL

MARTIN, Gunner, FREDERICK JOHN, 224538, 57th Bty. 45th Bde, RFA. 27 May 1918. Age 35. Son of the late John and Emma Martin of Dover; husband of Cassandra Lucy Martin of 52 Ferdinand St, Chalk Farm, London. no ref.

Frederick was christened at the church of St John Mariner in Dover on 26 March 1884, when his father's occupation was given as labourer. In 1891 the family were living at 26 Limekiln Street with Mr Martin working for the railway. He had been born in Ashford, his wife in Plymouth. Their children at home were all born in Dover - Emma Jeanette (or Janet), Charles William, Frederick, Edith Florence, and Ethel Louisa.

In 1901 Frederick was working as a waiter in Dover (place illegible). In 1905 he married Cassandra Lucy Styles in Ashford. By 1911 they were living at 114 Imperial Avenue, Stoke Newington, and Frederick had become a policeman. They had then two sons, Frederick John and John William. He is recorded by Soldiers Died as having lived in Tottenham and enlisted in Woolwich.


?? ST. ACHEUL FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY, AMIENS

* $HILL, Armament Staff Serjeant, FREDERIC DANIEL, 277, 5th Coy, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. attd 118th Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery 5 September 1915. Age 35. Youngest son of J. J. and E. Hill of Dover; husband of Ethel Hill of 19 Buckland Avenue, Dover. Grave 18


25, 447 ST. AMAND BRITISH CEMETERY

$FOGG, Company Serjeant Major, ARTHUR CHARLES, 65084, "A" Coy. 13th Bn, Royal Fusiliers. formerly 1st. B., The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) KIA 16 April 1918. Age 19. Son of Henrietta Sarah Fogg of 104 Mayfield Avenue, Dover, and the late P. C. Norman Fogg. II A 2


28, 766 ST. AUBERT BRITISH CEMETERY

BARTLETT, Private, HARRY ABEL, F/1229, M M, 13th Bn, Middlesex Regiment. 10 October 1918. Age 37. Son of Mr F. R. and Mrs H. M. Bartlett of 28 Salisbury Rd, Dover. II B 6


?? ST. NAZAIRE (TOUTES-AIDES) CEMETERY

$BISH, Company Quartermaster Serjeant, EDWARD THOMAS, L/6774, "E" Coy. 2nd Bn, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died of wounds 19 September 1914. Age 30. Son of Thomas and Alice Bish of Dover; husband of Lydia N. A. Bish of 137 Hartington Rd, Brighton. A 12

 

ST NICOLAS BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas-de-Calais

$HEWES, Gunner, HENRY GEORGE, 8119, RGA, age 28, 22 April 1917. I G 3

$THOMPSON,  Sergeant, SAMUEL ALEXANDER, 23884, RGA, 13 July 1917. II A 14


?? ST. REMY-CHAUSSEE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

THACKER, Corporal, THOMAS CHARLES, R/10974, M M, 4th Bn, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 7 November 1918. Age 28. Son of T. and S. Thacker of 39 Piggott St, Wimblebury, Hednesford, Staffs, husband of Florence May Thacker of 28 Maxton Rd, Dover. Grave In South-East Part


61, 952 ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN

$CHAPMAN, Private, THOMAS HENRY, G/17699, Royal Fusiliers, 24 November 1916. O II L 9

G Collard's hedstone, by Andy and Michelle Cooper

(p)$ COLLARD, Private, GEORGE, 2288, 33rd Bn, Australian Infantry, A.I.F., Died of wounds 6 May 1918. Age 25. Son of Ambrose and Elizabeth Collard,of Wolverton, Alkham, Dover, Kent. P IX L 10A. The words at the bottom of his headstone read "Son of Ambrose Collard of Alkham, Dover. At Duty's Call" He was brother to Edward Collard, on the Arras Memorial.  picture (left) Andy and Michelle Cooper

$DADDS, Sergeant, LEONARD, 71583, RGA, 31 October 1918. S III G 2

$EDWARDS, Private, ARTHUR, 49210, Lancashire Fusiliers, 22 September 1918. R IV D 6

$GREEN, Private, RICHARD WILLIAM, 31249, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)  13 November 1916. O I R 2

$GRIGSON, Sergeant, WALTER EDWARD, 43400, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1 April 1918. P IX I 4B

(p) HUGHES, Private, NORMAN HENRY, 229339, 1st Bn, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) posted to 10th Bn, Royal Fusiliers, Died of wounds (gas) 22 May 1918. Age 19. Son of Thomas Henry and Lucy Hughes of 23 Victoria Dwellings, Dover. From Folkestone. Q III N 17

(p) REDMAN, Driver, JOHN MARSHALL, 14905, Royal Engineers attd Engineer-in-Chief, GHQ 15 November 1918. Age 30. Son of John Redman; husband of Ellen Elizabeth Redman of 19 Woolcomber St, Dover. S III V 8

(p)$ REID, Gunner, ALBERT VICTOR, 149957, 265th Siege Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 27 March 1918. Age 19. Son of Mr and Mrs H. Reid of 181 London Rd, Buckland, Dover. P VII F 2A

(p)$ STOKES, Private, HORACE, 35063, 2nd/7th Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of Wounds 17 April 1918. Age 23. Son of Henry and Annie Stokes of 16 North St, Dover. P IX P 4A

SEDDON, Private, JOHN HUGH, 94389, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 26 March 1918. P VI J 2B


61, 952 ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN

(p)$ PHIPPS, Lance Corporal, FREDERICK EDWARD, 8713, 2nd Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Died of wounds 5 April 1915. Age 31. Son of Mr and Mrs J. W. Phipps of 66 Snargate St, Dover. A 7 10


28, 803  ST. SOUPLET BRITISH CEMETERY

$JARDINE, Serjeant, J, 27731, M M, M S M, 17th Siege Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 29 October 1918. Age 38. Son of David and Anne Jardine; husband of Henrietta Sarah Jardine of 80 Mayfield Avenue, Dover. Born Belfast. III F 10

ST. VENANT-ROBECQ ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY

$MARSH, Private, GEORGE ARTHUR, 9263, Worcestershire Regiment, 25 April 1918. III E 17


Ste Marie, monument, by Andy and Michelle Cooper31, 831 STE. MARIE CEMETERY, LE HAVRE

(p)$ BLUNDELL, 2nd Corporal, CHARLES PERCIVAL, 16936, 54th Field Coy Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 8 November 1915. Age 28. Son of Charles and Susannah Blundell of Dover. Division 19 L 4

(p)$ DIGGINGS, Serjeant Major, FREDRICK WILLIAM, 32495, 1st Inf. Labour Coy, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 24 March 1917. Age 51. Husband of J. Diggings of 1 Military Cottages, Military Hill, Dover. From Ipswich. Division 3 K 11

(p) NUTTALL, Private, WILLIAM, 6653, 1st Bn, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 4 May 1915. Age 32. Husband of Ethel Louisa Burrows (formerly Nuttall) of House 22, Duke of York's Royal Military School, Guston, Dover. Division 19

George Richards' name on the monument, by Michelle and Andy Cooper

 

(p) RICHARDS, Engine Room Artificer 4th Class, GEORGE WILLIAM POWNEY, M/11118, HMS P 26 Royal Navy. Drowned at sea (mine explosion) half a mile N. from Whistle Buoy, Le Havre 10 April 1917. Age 22. Son of Charles Edward and Ellen Richards of Stone Hall House, Lydden, Dover, Kent. From North Wingfield, Derbyshire. Division 62 I (above, the monument where George Richards' name is recorded, left his name on the monument, pictures by Andy and Michelle Cooper)

(p)$ WICKHAM, Private, FRANK, 260279, 1st/6th Bn, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds 13 October 1917. Age 40. Husband of Annie Wickham of 5 Durham Hill, Dover. Division 62 J 4


25, 488 STUMP ROAD CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT

$BLOGG, Private, JAMES, 24678, 7th Bn, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) formerly 5th Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 18 November 1916. Age 19. Son of James and Rhoda Martha Blogg of Dover. A 66


26, 583 SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, BOISLEUX-ST. MARC

EADIE, Battery Quartermaster Serjeant, R, 715419, "B" Bty. 58th Bde, Royal Field Artillery. 26 September 1918. Age 35. Son of Francis Eadie; husband of Mary Jane Dixon (formerly Eadie) of 1 Dover's Yard, Flimby, Maryport, Cumberland. II E 10

GATES,  Serjeant, GEORGE S  10986. Royal Irish Regiment Unit Text: 2nd Bn. Age: 27 Died of wounds, 1 October 1918 Awards: M M. Born Dover 1891, son of Richard Gates, a tailor, and his wife Annie. In the 1891 census the family are at 11 New Street, Dover. Probably a twin with Georgina Kate Gates. By 1901 the family had moved to Brighton, and in 1911 George was a bandsman at Fort George, Guernsey. III B 16


25, 515 SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, CONTALMAISON

PRETTIE, Private, P, 438597, 52nd Bn, Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment) 16 September 1916. Age 19. Son of Mr J. H. and Mrs A. S. Prettie of 1717 Donald St, Fort William, Ontario. Born Dover. II A 7

from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

 
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