THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

WWII - At Rest in The Netherlands, Nigeria,
Norway, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea,
Singapore, Sicily, South Africa

 

ARNHEM OOSTERBEEK WAR CEMETERY, Netherlands 

+(p)BREWSTER, Craftsman, IVOR JOHN, 7590648, 1 Airborne Div. Workshop, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. 16 January 1945. Age 20. Son of Walter Lennos Brewster and Matilda Caroline Brewster, of Dover. 18 C 12

+(p)DUNNING, Signalman, GEOFFREY CAMERON, 2328639, 1st Airborne Div. Sigs., Royal Corps of Signals. 18 September 1944. Age 20. Son of James Cameron Dunning, D.C.M., and Margaret Louise Mary Dunning, of Dover. 15 C 20


BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY, Netherlands
 

+DAVIS, Anthony David,  1 November 1944. 6 A 9

+(p)SAVAGE, Serjeant, THOMAS, 3309991, 1st Bn., Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment). 22 September 1944. Age 36. Son of Robert and Grace Muir Savage; husband of Mary Beatrice Savage, of Buckland, Dover. 11 A 2


BRUNSSUM WAR CEMETERY, Netherlands
 

Brunssum by Ruud Scholten

D Clarke, headstone, by Ruud Scholten(p)CLARKE, Private, DANIEL, 14420458, 5th Bn., Dorsetshire Regiment. 25 January 1945. Age 19. Son of John F. and Mary M. Clarke, of Dover. VI 280 (pictured left) R Potter, headstone, by Ruud Scholten

In the cemetery photo above, his grave is at the far end

(p)POTTER, Private, REGINALD ARTHUR, 5947059, 5th Bn., Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 19 November 1944. Age 34. Son of William James and Selina Louisa Potter; husband of Lilian Mary Potter, of Dover. II 46 (pictured right) 

In the cemetery photo above his grave is in the fourth row back, foreground

photos:  by courtesy of Ruud Scholten, cemetery photograph reproduced from his site: Brunssum War Cemetery The wreath is from the Market Garden Association, after operation "Market Garden", September 1944

 

ENSCHEDE EASTERN GENERAL CEMETERY, Netherlands

+BRADBURY, Horace Thomas, died 1 April 1945, Grave 199A.

The words at the bottom of his headstone read:

I have fought a good fight
I have finished my course
I have kept the faith

picture by Wendy Lensink

 

JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY, Netherlands

BROWNSON, Hugh, died 6 October 1944. 1 D 6

+COLE, Thomas Charles, 20h September 1944. 22 B 3

+KILYON, Joseph William, died 14 February 1943. Collective Grave 8 I 6-9



MIERLO WAR CEMETERY, Netherlands
 

(p)MURPHY, Rifleman, JOSEPH, 3652687, 9th Bn., Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 20 November 1944. Age 31. Son of Hugh and Mary Murphy; husband of Violet Loraine Murphy, of Dover. VI E 9

(p)+NEILL, William Stanley, 31 October 1944. VII F 9

picture of Mierlo by Richard Schoutissen

 

TERSCHELLING (WEST TERSCHELLING) GENERAL CEMETERY, Germany

+KENNEDY, Eric Douglas, 27 November 1945. Grave 35

 

UDEN WAR CEMETERY, Netherlands

+FITTALL, Ronald Ernest, 22 June 1944. 5 B 10

+GILL, Henry William E. 30 October 1944. 6 H 3

 

IBADAN (ST ANNE) CHURCH CEMETERY, Nigeria

EGAN, Frederick Charles, 13 December 1940. Grave 10

 

BERGEN (MOLLENDAL) CHURCH CEMETERY, Norway

+TREADWELL, Alfred Henry Arthur, 4 February 1943. Grave C 6

 

TRONDHEIM (STAVNE) CEMETERY, Norway

+ARCHIBALD, Charles Ronald, 25 February 1942. A IV British F 7

+GRANT, John Austin, 6 May 1944. A IV British C 13

 

KARACHI WAR CEMETERY, Pakistan

+HODGSON, Cyril C, 20 August 1944. 11 C 3
 

PORT MORESBY (BOMANA) WAR CEMETERY, Papua New Guinea 

ERRIDGE, Corporal, GEORGE EDWARD, WX8042, A.I.F. 2/16 Bn., Australian Infantry. 6 December 1942. Age 37. Son of George Robert and Ellen Erridge, of Dover. C5 B 6  

KRANJI WAR CEMETERY, Singapore 

REID, Major, JOHN, 18131, Dorsetshire Regiment. attd., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 12-13 February 1942. Age 42. Son of Colonel Norman Reid and Margaret Reid; husband of Margaret Alicia Reid, of Dover. 34 B 13


SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Singapore
 

grave at Charlton, Dover, by Joyce BanksARTIS, Harry Albert, 23 November 1942, Warrant Officer RAF, 343043, son of Arthur John and Hannah Elizabeth Artis, husband of Ivy Daisy Artis of Sandwich, Kent. Column 413

The gravestone (left) is at Charlton cemetery, Dover. It reads, "In loving memory of our dear parents, Frances Jessie Pepper, who died 1 July 1941, aged 63 years, also of Everett Pepper, husband of above, who died 23 May 1942, aged  63 years, also of Harry Albert Artis, son-in-law of above, who died whilst a prisoner of war in the Far East, 23 November 1942, aged 42 years, also his beloved wife, Ivy Daisy Artis, who died on 25 August 1993, aged 91 years. Re-united"

Photo: Joyce Banks

 

ATKINSON, Aircraftman 2nd Class, ARTHUR FREDERICK, 1335806, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 22 November 1944. Age 22. Son of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Atkinson, of Dover. Column 441

+BASTON, Lance Bombardier, RONALD GEORGE, 943422, 118 Field Regt., Royal Artillery. 12 September 1944. Age 25. Son of Sidney Lewis Baston and Daisy Marion Baston, of Dover. Column 9

+PHILPOTT, Aircraftman 1st Class, RAYMOND, 1235295, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 24 June 1944. Age 23. Son of John and Dorothy Philpott, of Buckland, Dover. Column 440

+ROSS, James Godfrey, 20 February 1945. Column 29

+SKIPWORTH, Pilot Officer, WALTER FREDERICK MONS, 195479, 356 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 18 August 1945. Age 30. Son of Frederick Harrison Skipworth and Amelia Bessie Skipworth, of Dover. Column 448

+STAVELEY, Jesse James Caroll, died 26 February 1942. Column 42

+SUMNER, David Henry, died 16 February 1842. Column 416

+WILSON, Flying Officer, JOHN ERNEST, 124641, 205 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. 11 June 1943. Age 22. Son of Ernest and Emily Wilson, of Dover. Column 424

 

CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, Sicily

+LOHAN, Gerard Harris, 17 July 1943. II D 28

 

VEREENIGING OLD TOWN CEMETERY, South Africa

+PRICE, Stanley Wilfred, 25 November 1942. Church of England plot, Grave 1282

from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission


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