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CWGC Seeking Relatives.

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Sappho

Sappho Report 19 Sep 2013 23:07

I thought members may be interested in the following as set out on their site:

The Commission intends to carry out work on a number of the war graves.
We wish to make contact with any family members of the casualties concerned.
Please click here to view a list of the war graves in question.
Name
Rank
Date of Death
Regiment
Cemetery
BLEARS Wilbrahim Lomax
Private
14/5/1918
Kings Royal ( Liverpool Regiment)
Swinton Cemetery
BRIGDEN William Joseph
Corporal
8/3/1921
Essex Regiment
Camberwell Old Cemetery
HAYLETT Stuart
Private
6/10/1919
London Regiment ( Royal Fusiliers)
Camberwell Old Cemetery
LANGLOIS Geoffrey Rupert
Private
15/10/1918
London Regiment ( Royal Fusiliers)
Morden Cemetery
SAUNDERS Sidney
Private
11/3/1917
Middlesex Regiment
Shropham ( St Peter) Churchyard
STANFORD EJ
Boy 2nd Class
2/3/1919
Royal Navy
Canterbury ( Wincheap Road) Cemetery
TICKNER Edwin
Private
26/5/1918
Army Service Corps
Rodmersham ( St Nicholas) Churchyard
WALSH Richard
Aircraftman 2nd Class
3/9/1947
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Kilnanear Cemetery
If you are a relative of any of these Casualties please contact us quoting reference CB10/9/2013.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Jenton Road, Sydenham, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV31 1XS
Email: ukaoffice@cwgc.org
Telephone: 01926 330137

Sappho

Sappho Report 19 Sep 2013 23:12

This is another list - hope this is helpful - any suggestions welcome (even if I have posted wrongly - happy to change):

Rank Service No. Casualty Cemetery Grave Location
Private H/34550 W Laird Belfast City Cemetery, Antrim H3. 604
Serjeant 7692 Gordon (George) McNeill Brooker Birr (Clonoghill) Cemetery, Offaly Sec. 3. Grave 61 (South)
Petty Officer Stoker 300114 George Frederick Ralph Chatham (Maidstone Road) Cemetery, Kent HH. 248
Captain W Scott Deans Grange Cemetery, Dublin 61.U.SW
Gunner 269041 Herbert Colles Kennedy Deans Grange Cemetery, Dublin 61.O.SW
Boy 2nd Class J/102033 Cecil Frederick Cawte Fareham Cemetery, Hampshire CE. 1900
Private 55893 J Mochrie Folkestone Old Cemetery, Kent B.U.411
Leading Stoker 297291 Robert Charles Ashley Ford Park Cemetery, Devonshire Church Section. E. Row 36
Grave 4
Private PLY/16661 Arthur Charles Richard Chown Ford Park Cemetery, Devonshire Church Sec. T. Row 24
Grave 5
Sergeant Plymouth/7259 John William Cook Ford Park Cemetery, Devonshire Church Sec. T. Row 18
Grave 5
Private PLY/15950 George Arthur William Jarrod Ford Park Cemetery, Devonshire Church Section. CP. Row
37 Grave 6
Able Seaman J11870 Bertie Jeffrey Ford Park Cemetery, Devonshire Gen. Sec. M. Row 36
Grave 39
Petty Officer 3rd Class 185133 William John Kennington Ford Park Cemetery, Devonshire Church Sec. P. Row 35
Grave 6
Private PLY/15258 John Arthur Priestly Ford Park Cemetery, Devonshire Church Sec. Row 85
Grave 2
Chief Stoker 16502 Frederick John Blackman Higham (St Mary) Churchyard

The Commission proposes to erect commission headstones on a number of war graves in the UK.

We wish to make contact with any family members of the war casualties concerned, please click here to view a list of the war casualties in question.

If you are a relative of any of these casualties please contact us.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Jenton Road, Sydenham, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV31 1XS
E-mail: ukaoffice@cwgc.org
Tel: 01926 330137

Reggie

Reggie Report 19 Sep 2013 23:21

The way to find relatives on GR is to look in 'search all trees'................for which you'll need to know when they were born

One to work on....................

LANGLOIS, GEOFFREY RUPERT

Rank: Private
Service No: 800858
Date of Death: 15/10/1918
Age: 22
Regiment/Service: London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)

30th Bn. formerly (Pte.CH/18191) Chatham Bn. Royal Marine Light Infantry
Grave Reference
Screen Wall. N. 541.
Cemetery
MORDEN CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of William Langlois,of 19 Garfield Road, Lavender Hill.

1911 census


Person: LANGLOIS, Geoffery Rupert Address: 19d Theatre Street Lavender Hill S W


LANGLOIS, Emily Elizabeth Wife Married20 years F 45 1866 City of Bath VIEW
LANGLOIS, Emily Elizabeth Daisie Daughter Single F 18 1893 Blouse Assistant Middlesex VIEW
LANGLOIS, Antoinetta May Daughter Single F 16 1895 Waitress Middlesex VIEW
LANGLOIS, Harold Edward Son Single M 15 1896 Electrician Assistant Middlesex VIEW
LANGLOIS, Geoffery Rupert Son Single M 15 1896 Van Boy Middlesex VIEW
LANGLOIS, Doris Rose Mary Daughter Single F 13 1898 School Middlesex VIEW
LANGLOIS, Cecil Frank Son M 12 1899 School Middlesex VIEW
COOK, Florence May Visitor Single F 31 1880 Nurse Asylum City of Bath

Sappho

Sappho Report 20 Sep 2013 01:55

PLEASE NOTE I HAVE ALSO POSTED THIS ON:

"Military chat"

Sappho

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 20 Sep 2013 08:31

I found my hubby's grans brother on there he died in Aden in WW1 and isn't claimed.

I tried to claim him for the family but they wanted info I couldn't provide as all his generation have long passed away . I gave up .

Edit he was born in Southern Ireland so no hope of getting a birth cert or anything that could help

Sappho

Sappho Report 20 Sep 2013 09:46

Hello Shirley,

Oh what a shame on this one. I came across the 'ad' by chance today whilst looking at the site. It was a source of great pleasure that I found the information on my uncle killed in WW2 and buried where the plane came down in France. There are the full crew of 7 with headstones and named and are the only Commonwealth Graves in that cemetery. they are tended by the parishoners.

But this is about WW1 and I thought it helpful to know that they are searching for the relatives. Only that and no other reason. We never really know what goes on behind the scenes of those who tend the graves of unknown persons.

It's a pity you gave up though. I might have the same problem now that they have found my grandfather died WW1. I have waited nearly 9 months for this information to be released to me - promised next month - all in Russian.

I do hope some of the families look in and find the Wills of their relatives. It would be good to have some positive feedback.

Thank you for sharing you information.

Sappho

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 21 Sep 2013 11:07

Wondering about this one

SAUNDERS Sidney
Private
11/3/1917
Middlesex Regiment
Shropham ( St Peter) Churchyard

British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920
Name: Sidney Saunders
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1891
Age at enlistment: 25
Document Year: 1916
Regimental Number: 5353
Regiment Name: 25th (F W ) Battalion Middlesex Regiment
Number of images: 4

Father Henry Saunders of Shropham
Age on 14 Feb 1916 was 25 years 10m
Discharged on 2 Feb 1917

Just adding in case this thread is found when someone does an internet search