THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

WWII - At Rest in Bangladesh, Belgium

CHITTAGONG WAR CEMETERY, Bangladesh

+HULSE, Sergeant, JOHN LEONARD JAMES, 634691, 358 Sqdn., Royal Air Force. 25 March 1945. Age 21. Son of John and Kate Hulse, of Buckland, Dover. 3 G 10

+RANSOM, Basil Denne, 13 December 1943. 6 G 12


8, 192 BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY, Belgium

SWEETING, Frederick Edward, 26 May 1940. X 12 4

15, 366 CALONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Belgium

LOGAN, Corporal, WILLIAM, 3052113, 1st Bn., Royal Scots. 21 May 1940. Age 33. Son of John Smith Logan and Jane Logan; husband of Pansy May Logan , of Buckland, Dover, married in 1936. The couple probably had a daughter, Margaret, in 1937. Pansy, née Iddenden, was born in Dover on 21 June 1912. She was a twin, her sister being named Ivy Ethel. The twins were christened at St Mary's, Cannon Street, on 25 August 1912, the daughters of Francis Henry, a bill poster, and Mabel Maud Mary Iddenden. The family then lived at 17 Lascelles Road. In 1944, Pansy remarried, to John Gilmurrey. Row A, Grave 9


5, 41 COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY, Belgium

(p)JONES, Flying Officer (Air Gnr.) ALBERT VICTOR MORGAN, 149560, 103 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 28 May 1944. Age 26. Son of James and Beatrice Mary Jones; husband of Betty Jones, of Dover. V G 4

His grave is left. At the foot of his gravestone are the words: "In loving memory of my beloved Husband.  Rest in Peace."

 

 

 

 

4, 14 DE PANNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Belgium

+(p)ONSLOW, Geoffrey Harold, 1 June 1940. Plot 2, Row C, Grave 23

right - the cross of sacrifice at De Panne

(p)WINDLEY, Sapper, FREDERICK JACK, 1865533, 38 Field Coy., Royal Engineers. 31 May 1940. Age 32. Son of James William and Lyzzie Winifred Windley; husband of Doris Blanche Windley, of Dover. Plot 2, Row C, Grave 9 (left)

The words at the foot of his headstone read:

"To the treasured memory of our beloved one. In God's care till we meet again".m

 


5, 44 DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, Belgium

FARR, Serjeant, FREDERICK LLEWELLYN, 5432457, 2nd Bn., Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 29 May 1940. Age 38. Son of Thomas and Catherine Farr; husband of Irene Alice Farr, of Dover. XVII B 33


HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY, Belgium

JEWELL, Sergeant (Air Gnr.) EDWIN JACK, 1330507, 207 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 22 June 1944. Age 23. Son of Joseph Benjamin and Rose Jewell; husband of Jean Jewell, of Dover. 12 F 11

SMITH, Charles Albert, 19 May 1940. 12 C 7

+WAKERELL, Leslie James, 31 August 1943. 4 D 15

 

43, 889 HOTTON WAR CEMETERY, Belgium

+de CARTERET, 8 January 1945, Harvey George.  I D 6

 

LANKLAAR COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Belgium

+BRETT, Raymond William, 21 June 1944. Collective grave 1-7, with other members of his crew


 LEOPOLDSBURG WAR CEMETERY, Belgium

+ALLEN, Corporal, WILLIAM, 14527495, 7th Bn., Somerset Light Infantry. 20 November 1944. Age 20. Son of William Valentine Allen, and of Emeline Allen, of Dover. VI B 13

DUNFORD, Cyril Aubrey, died 11 September 1944. 1 D 11

+GAVIN, Alan Gordon, died 19 October 1944. III B 4


LEUVEN COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Belgium

+CAIRNS, Sergeant (Air Gnr.) JOHN DESMOND, 1894992, 15 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 12 May 1944. Age 20. Son of Edward and Helen Cairns, of Dover. Row B, Grave 4

 

SENSENRUTH (CURFOZ) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Belgium

+FLISHER, Leonard Charles, died 12 May 1940. Collective Grave, 3 + 4

 

SCHOONSELHOF Cemetery, Belgium

BURKETT, Private, Maurice, M/ 101927, died of wounds on 14 October 1944, Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada, grave III B 13, died Battle of Antwerp, twin brother of Ronald Burkett, commemorated on the Bayeux memorial in France, sons of William Wood Burkett and Bessie Hannah, née Elms, of Edmonton, Alberta, born Dover in 1919. Mr and Mrs Burkett married in Dover in 1909. Commemorated at All Saints' Anglican Cathedral, 103rd Street, Edmonton. Siblings included Phyllis E M, born 1913, William W, born 1914, and Stanley W, born 1916, and possibly Marjorie B, born in 1910, all born in Dover,

 



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