Brookwood Memorial

Discussion in 'Non-Commemorated War Dead' started by chrisharley9, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

    Service Number: 6239
    Regiment & Unit/Ship
    Royal Sussex Regiment

    8th Bn.

    Date of Death
    Died 12 October 1940

    Fairlight St Andrew Churchyard, Sussex
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  2. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

    Regiment & Unit/Ship
    Royal Engineers

    Date of Death
    Died 19 July 1947

    Brighton Woodvale Crematorium.
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  3. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

    Service Number: 7594041
    Regiment & Unit/Ship
    Royal Army Ordnance Corps

    1 Ordnance Field Park

    Date of Death
    Died 01 October 1945

    Swimbridge Baptist Church, Devon.
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  4. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

    Service Number: 6914540
    Regiment & Unit/Ship
    East Surrey Regiment

    9th Bn.

    Date of Death
    Died 31 July 1940

    City of London & Tower Hamlets Cemetery.
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  5. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery

    Just an update from CWGC in case anyone is interested in Chris's hard work(and anyone else who finds a grave) and how it chugs along

    Dear Clive

    Thank you for your email regarding various grave found cases within the United Kingdom Area.

    At present these cases, with the exception of Rifleman Charles Smith, are awaiting review with our Commemorations Department before they are forwarded onto UK Area for investigation. Due to an increase in discovery of remains and identification cases our Commemorations Department have had to focus their time and resources into investigating these as a priority. As you can imagine and appreciate, the COVID19 pandemic has also had an impact on our ability to progress with the backlog of cases. It is the intention of the team to start reviewing the grave found cases shortly.

    Once the cases have been sent to UK Area, our team will conduct a ground check at the relevant churchyard/cemetery concerned before making their recommendations for commemoration of the casualty. If the commemoration is to be a screen wall, there is then further internal paperwork to complete and submit for agreement by various departments within CWGC.

    The grave found case for Rifleman Smith has been completed and his name is due to be added to the screen wall in Islington Cemetery however, the screen wall at Islington consists of Bronze Panels, therefore we will be arranging for a new panel to be made. As there is now a further grave found case at Islington, we will place this on hold to see if that casualty is also to be added to the screen wall before sending to the manufacturer. This way we can have the names all on one extra panel.

    Unfortunately, with the present travel restrictions in place, and many cemetery authorities shutting their cemeteries, I am unable to advise you of any timescales as to when any of these cases may be progressed once received in UK Area.

    Kind regards
  6. jonheyworth

    jonheyworth Senior Member


    Important stuff I believe . Bad enough to die in WW2, from any cause , but to have your loss omitted from the roll of your peers or to have your resting place unacknowledged and at risk is like dying twice.
    Next to the recovery and recognized burial of missing service people, I truly think this research is the next most meritorious in the whole pantheon of meritorious research
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  7. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

    Service Number: 10833
    Regiment & Unit/Ship
    South Lancashire Regiment

    1st Bn.

    Date of Death
    Died 20 August 1940

    Stanton St Michael & All Angels Churchyard, Glos.
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  8. chrisharley9

    chrisharley9 Senior Member

    Service Number: 108351
    Regiment & Unit/Ship
    West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)

    1st Bn.

    Date of Death
    Died 25 February 1944

    Liverpool Crematorium.
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