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New CWGC Commemorations 27.05.16

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Terry Denham

CWGC added the following casualties to the WW1 War Dead Roll today.

AIREY, William

Private 418481

Labour Corps

Died 28.08.20 Age 34

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

BURKE, Albert

Lance Corporal 5664522

Somerset Light Infantry

Died 13.03.21 Age 23

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

COCHRANE, John

Private 1426

4 Bn, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Died 04.06.16 Age 27

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

FRY, Ernest James

Private 94964

Labour Corps

Died 01.02.19 Age 33

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

KING, George Herbert

Sapper 101386

Royal Engineers

Died 05.11.17 Age 37

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

McARTHUR, William Porteous

Driver 22788

Royal Field Artillery

Died 14.03.19 Age 26

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

McCARTHY, Jeremiah James

Private 768478

2/28 Bn, London Regiment (Artists’ Rifles)

Died 20.12.18 Age 18

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

SCOTT, Charles Conacher

Private 50988

The King’s (Liverpool Regiment)

Died 29.10.18 Age 25

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

SHARP, Grace Ann Stewart

Assistant Cook 8749

Queen Mary’s Army Auxiliary Corps

Died 02.03.18 Age 19

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

THOMSON, David

Lance Corporal 8543

1 Bn, Scots Guards

Died 11.11.14 Age 43

Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium

WALTERS, George

Private 109126

1 Bn, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)

Died 27.02.1919 Age 19

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

WOOTTEN, Frederick Charles

Gunner 36953

Royal Field Artillery

Died 17.09.19 Age 29

Commemorated: Indian Book of Remembrance

NOT FORGOTTEN

The above were In From the Cold Project cases.

- Pte Airey died post-discharge of tuberculosis (Volunteer: Betty Goodwin)

- L/Cpl Burke committed suicide by inhaling chloroform (Volunteer: Terry Denham)

- Pte Cochrane died post-discharge of tuberculosis (Volunteer: Mark Duffy)

- Pte Fry died of an epileptic convulsion (Volunteer: Phil Wood)

- Spr King died post-discharge of tuberculosis (Volunteer: David Milborrow)

- Dvr McArthur died post-discharge of diabetes (Volunteer: Mark Duffy)

- Pte McCarthy died of influenza after appendicitis (Volunteer: Tom Burnell)

- Pte Scott died post-discharge of tuberculosis (Volunteer: Mark Duffy)

- A/Cook Sharp died of heart disease (Volunteer: Mark Duffy)

- L/Cpl Thomson was killed in action (Volunteer: Mark Duffy)

- Pte Walters died of influenza (Volunteer: Terry Denham)

- Gnr Wootten died of malaria (Volunteer: Chris Harley)

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River97

Rest in peace, gone and not forgotten.

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chrisharley9

May They Rest In Peace.

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museumtom

Cuimhnímis Iad-we will remember them.

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BURKE, Albert

Lance Corporal 5664522

Somerset Light Infantry

Died 13.03.21 Age 23

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

Grave Found Taunton St Mary's Cemetery.

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McARTHUR, WILLIAM PORTEOUS

Rank:DriverService No:22788Date of Death:14/03/1919Age:26Regiment/Service:Royal Field ArtilleryPanel Reference: Memorial:UNITED KINGDOM BOOK OF REMEMBRANCEAdditional Information:Son of Duncan and the late Catherine McArthur of Dunblane.

Grave Found Stirling (Ballengeich) Cemetery.

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FRY, ERNEST JAMES

Rank:
Private
Service No:
94964
Date of Death:
01/02/1919
Age:
33
Regiment/Service:
Labour Corps
 
159th Coy.
Grave Reference:
IV. 799.
Cemetery:
THATCHAM CEMETERY
 
Additional Information:
Husband of Ellen Fry of Crookham, Berks.
 
 

N.B.

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

 

Commemoration Moved From UK BOR. 

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Peter Bennett

Pte William Airey is buried in Earlsheaton Cemetery, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. His grave is unmarked so presumably the CWGC will erect a headsone.

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AIREY, WILLIAM

Rank:
Private
Service No:
418481
Date of Death:
28/08/1920
Age:
34
Regiment/Service:
Labour Corps
 
775th Agricultural Coy.
Grave Reference:
Sec. U. Plot C. Grave 156.
Cemetery:
DEWSBURY (EARLSHEATON) CEMETERY
 
Additional Information:
Husband of Annie Airey of Dewsbury, Yorks.
 
 

N.B.

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

 

Commemoration Moved From UK BOR.

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BURKE, ALBERT

Rank:
Lance Corporal
Service No:
5664522
Date of Death:
13/03/1921
Age:
23
Regiment/Service:
Somerset Light Infantry
Grave Reference:
Grave C. 2/2376.
Cemetery:
TAUNTON (ST. MARY'S) CEMETERY
 
 
 

N.B.

Recent research has shown that Lance Corporal Burke is buried here. The Commission is in the process of producing a headstone to mark his grave.

 

Commemoration Moved From UK BOR.

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SCOTT, CHARLES CONACHER

Rank:
Private
Service No:
50988
Date of Death:
29/10/1918
Age:
25
Regiment/Service:
The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
 
Depot
Grave Reference:
Grave 226.
Cemetery:
TIBBERMORE CEMETERY
 
Additional Information:
Son of Peter and the late Mary Scott of Tibbermore, Perthshire.
 
 

N.B.

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

 

Commemoration Moved From UK BOR.

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KING, GEORGE HERBERT

Rank:
Sapper
Service No:
101386
Date of Death:
05/11/1917
Age:
37
Regiment/Service:
Royal Engineers
Panel Reference:
 
Memorial:
UNITED KINGDOM BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE
 
Grave Found Morden Cemetery.

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KING, GEORGE HERBERT

Rank:
Sapper
Service No:
101386
Date of Death:
05/11/1917
Age:
37
Regiment/Service:
Royal Engineers
Grave Reference:
Screen Wall (Addenda Panel).
Cemetery:
MORDEN CEMETERY
 
 
 

N.B.

Recent research has shown that Sapper King is buried in this cemetery. The Commission is in the process of adding his name to a screen wall to commemorate him as it is not possible to mark his actual grave.

 

Commemoration Moved From UK BOR. 

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SHARP, GRACE ANN STEWART

Rank:
Assistant Cook
Service No:
8749
Date of Death:
02/03/1918
Age:
19
Regiment/Service:
Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps
 
attd. 79th T.R. Bn.
Panel Reference:
 
Memorial:
UNITED KINGDOM BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE
 
Additional Information:
Daughter of John and Dinah Sharp of Dunblane, Perthshire.
 
Grave Found Dunblane Cathedral Churchyard.

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SHARP, Grace Ann Stewart

Assistant Cook 8749

Queen Mary’s Army Auxiliary Corps

Died 02.03.18 Age 19

Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

 

Commemoration moved to Dunblane Cathedral Churchyard. She is to receive a CWGC headstone. 

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