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New CWGC Commemorations 16.04.14


Terry Denham

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CWGC added the following casualties to its database today.

CRESSINGHAM, Alexander William

Gunner 11499

Royal Field Artillery

Died 07.03.18 Age 40

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

MELDRUM, George Morrison

Lieutenant

Royal Army Service Corps

Died 22.01.20 Age 41

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

ROSENBERG, Isaac

Driver 176063

Royal Field Artillery

Died 16.05.19 Age 34

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

THOMPSON, Herbert Sydney

Private 2013125

1/5 Bn, Bedforshire Regiment

Died 29.09.18 Age 21

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

NOT FORGOTTEN

Two of the above were In From the Cold Project cases.

- Lt Meldrum died of heart disease (Volunteer: Jim Grant)

- Dvr Rosenberg died post-discharge of tuberculosis (Volunteer: Jim Grant)

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Rest in peace soldier boy's, gone and never forgotten. :poppy:

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May They Rest In Peace

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Well done all, and also well done to Mags on the Scottish War Memorials Project for initially locating Isaac Rosenberg - without her he would still be forgotten.

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THOMPSON, HERBERT (HORACE) SYDNEY
Rank:PrivateService No:203125Date of Death:29/09/1918Age:21Regiment/Service:Bedfordshire Regiment 1st/5th Bn. Panel Reference MemorialUNITED KINGDOM BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE
Additional Information:

Son of William and Mary Thompson of Caterham, Surrey.

Grave Found Caterham and Warlingham (Caterham) Burial Ground

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MELDRUM, GEORGE MORRISON

Rank:LieutenantDate of Death:22/01/1920Age:41Regiment/Service:Royal Army Service CorpsGrave ReferencePlot H.B.1.16CemeteryWIMBLEDON (GAP ROAD) CEMETERY

Additional Information:

Husband of Annie Meldrum of Wimbledon, Surrey.

N.B.

Recent research has shown that Lieutenant Meldrum is buried here.

Commemoration Moved From UK BOR

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ROSENBERG, ISAAC

Rank:DriverService No:176063Date of Death:16/05/1919Age:34Regiment/Service:Royal Field Artillery 34th Reserve Bty. Grave Reference:Sec.C. Jewish. Grave 1860Cemetery:EDINBURGH (PIERSHILL) CEMETERYAdditional Information:Son of Samuel and Sarah Rosenberg (nee Geransky), of Edinburgh.

N.B.

Recent research has shown that Driver Rosenberg is buried here. The Commission is in the process of producing a granite headstone to mark his grave.

Commemoration Moved From UK BOR

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CRESSINGHAM, ALEXANDER WILLIAM

Rank: Gunner Service No: 11499 Date of Death: 07/03/1918 Age: 40 Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery Grave Reference: A.NC.1305 Cemetery: GAINSBOROUGH GENERAL CEMETERY
N.B.

Recent research has shown that Gunner Cressingham is buried here. Arrangements are being made to mark his grave with a Commission war pattern headstone.

Commemoration Moved From UK BOR.

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