Cockermouth Cemetery, Cumbria: War Graves

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  1. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Private Ernest John Newton.
    M2/031893,"N" Siege Park,Army Service Corps.
    Attd. XIII Corps Heavy Artillery.
    Who died age 25.
    On 8 October 1918.
    Son of John and Jane Newton,of Scarwell House,Cockermouth,Cumberland.
    Remembered with honour.
    Beaurevoir British Cemetery. B.38.
    Also Cockermouth Cemetery. Grave ref, O 168.
     

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  2. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Private Joseph Dempster.
    1695,"D" Coy.5th Bn. Border Regiment.
    Who died age 35.
    On 25 May 1915.
    Son of John and Margaret Dempster,of 51,Kirkgate,Cockermouth,Cumberland.
    One of seven brothers who served their country.
    Remembered with honour.
    Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord). I.F.94.
    Also Cockermouth cemetery. Grave ref, O 184.
     

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  3. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Private Joseph Lamb Routledge.
    11754,16th Bn.Lancashire Fusiliers.
    Who died On 2 July 1916.
    Remembered with honour.
    Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 3C and 3D.
    Also Cockermouth Cemetery. Grave ref, O 249.
     

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  4. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Private Frank Hutchinson Thwaite.
    1973,5th Bn.Border Regiment.
    Who died in 16 September 1916.
    Remembered with honour.
    Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 6A and 7C.
    Also Cockermouth Cemetery. Grave ref, D 699.

    Picture of Thiepval memorial courtesy of David Shackleton.
     

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  5. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Serjeant Howard Ivison Fearon-Brown.
    47829,"A"Coy.31st Field Amb.Royal Army Medical Corps.
    Who died age 31.
    On 8 November 1915.
    Son of the late Richard Fearon-Brown and of Jane Fearon-Bbrown,of Cockermouth,Cumberland.
    Rememberd with honour.
    Doiran Memorial.
    Also Cockermouth Cemetery. Grave ref, D.
     

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  6. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Private Palmer Robinson.
    39132 "A"Coy.2nd/7th Bn.Lancashire Fusiliers.
    Who died age 19.
    On 14 March 1918.
    Son of John William and Catherine Robinson,of 1,Fern Bank,Cockermouth,Cumberland.
    Remembered with honour.
    Cockermouth Cemetery. ENC.736.
     

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  7. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Lance Corporal Robert Smith.
    8/15065,8th Bn.Border Regiment.
    Who died age 23.
    On 20 December 1915.
    Son of John Smith,of 8,New Street,Cockermouth,Cumberland.
    Remembered with honour.
    Lancashire Cottage Cemetery. II.C.10.
    Also Cockermouth Cemetrey. Grave ref, E.

    From the 8th Bn Border diary and transcripted by Paul Bramham.
    " TRENCHES
    20th- Each company employed in repairing their parapet and freeing trenches from water. L Corp Smith [Note: CWGC states: L Cpl Robert Smith 8/15065 aged 23 son of John Smith 8 New St Cockermouth. Buried Lancashire Cottage Cemetery], of D Coy was killed whilst working in CT 10?/3. OC 8th S. Lancashire Regt visited the line with a view to taking over when relief took place. At 2pm a bombardment of the enemy’s front line trench by trench mortars took place. The German retaliated. There were no casualties."

    Photo courtesy of find a grave. Lance Corporal Robert Smith ( - 1915) - Find A Grave Memorial

    Newer photos courtesy of Spike.
     

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  8. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Private Thomas Studholme.
    26955,1st Bn.Border Regiment.
    Who Died age 28.
    On 20 March 1918.
    Son of Martha Ellen and the late John Studholme,of Wood Hall Lodge, Cockermouth,Cumberland.
    Remembered with honour.
    Oxford Road Cemetery. V.G.24.
    Also Cockermouth Cemetery. Grave ref, C26.


    Headstone courtesy of Find A Grave : Private Thomas Studholme ( - 1918) - Find A Grave Memorial
     

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  9. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Private John Baxter.
    301752,2nd/4th.,East Lancashire Regiment.
    Who died age 19.
    On 8 August 1917.
    Son of Hannah Baxter,of the Croft,Cockermouth,Cumberland,and the late John Baxter.
    Remembered with honour.
    Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery. II.B.19.
    Also Cockermouth Cemetery. Grave ref, 1 317.
     

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  10. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Private John Clement Scales.
    35700,"A"Coy.1st/5th Bn.Kingsown (Royal Lancaster Reg.)
    Who Died age 19.
    On 9 April 1918.
    Son of John and Mary Scales,of 19 Lancashire Road,Millom,Cumberland.
    Remembered with honour.
    Loos Memorial. Panel 19 and 20.
    Also Cockermouth Cemetery.
     

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  11. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Corporal W.Percy Chicken.
    1563,5th Bn.Border Regiment.
    Who died age 18.
    On 10 January 1916.
    Son of Thomas H.and E.Chicken,of 10 Market Place,Cockermouth,Cumberland.
    Remembered with honour.
    Perth Cemetery (China Wall). I.J.18.
    Also Cockermouth Cemetery.


    Name:William Percy Chicken

    Birth Place:Wigton, Cumberland, April 1897.

    Death Date:10 Jan 1916

    Death Location:France & Flanders

    Enlistment Location:Cockermouth, Cumberland

    Rank:L/Corporal

    Regiment:Border Regiment

    Battalion:5th Battalion

    Number:1563

    Type of Casualty:Killed in action

    Theatre of War:Western European Theatre

    1901 Census : William is living at Cockermouth, Cumberland.

    1911 Census : William is living at 58 Market Hill, Wigton, Cumberland.


    Photo from Find a grave : Lance Corporal W P Chicken ( - 1916) - Find A Grave Memorial
     

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  12. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Wireless Operator Thomas Stanley Smith.
    S.S."lORE" (West Harlepool),Mercantile Marine.
    Who died age 19.
    On 11 June 1918.
    Son of John and Sarah Smitn (Nee Tunstall),of 37,Station Street,Cockermouth,Cumberland.
    Born at Cockermouth.
    Remembered with honour.
    Tower Hill Memorial.
    Also Cockermouth Cemetery.

    Born : Little Broughton, Cumberland. 1899.
    Residence : 27 Station Sreet Cockermouth.
     

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    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Private Thomas Grisdale.
    241134,5th Bn.Border Regiment.
    Who died age 21.
    On 21 March 1918.
    Son of Solomon and Harriet Grisdale,of 2,The Laurels,Cockermouth,Cumberland.
    Remembered with honour.
    Pozieres Memorial. Panel 46.
    Also Cockermouth Cemetery.


    Name:Thomas Grisdale

    Birth Place:Matterdale, Cumberland, 1897.

    Death Date:21 Mar 1918

    Death Location:France & Flanders

    Enlistment Location:Cockermouth, Cumberland

    Rank:Private

    Regiment:Border Regiment

    Battalion:5th Battalion

    Number:241134

    Type of Casualty:Killed in action

    Theatre of War:Western European Theatre
     

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    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Private Hubert Jackson.
    3346,5th Bn. Border Regiment.
    Who died age 20.
    On 16 September 1916.
    Son of John and Mary Ann Jackson,of 14,Crown Street,Cockermouth,Cumberland.
    Remembered with honour.
    Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 6A and 7C.
    Also Cockermouth Cemetery.

    Photos of Thiepval memorial courtesy of David Shackleton.


    Name:Hubert Jackson

    Birth Place:Cockermouth, Cumberland, 1896.

    Death Date:16 Sep 1916

    Death Location:France & Flanders

    Enlistment Location:Whitehaven, Cumberland

    Rank:Private

    Regiment:Border Regiment

    Battalion:5th Battalion

    Number:3346

    Type of Casualty:Killed in action

    Theatre of War:Western European Theatre
     

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    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Lieutenant Joseph Rayson Drummond.
    22nd Sqn. Royal Air Force.
    Who died age 22.
    On 27 September 1918.
    Son of Joseph William and Margaret Drummond,of 10 Ashgrove,Cockermouth,Cumberland.
    Remembered with honour.
    Drummond Cemetery Raillencourt. III.A.23.

    This cemetery was named after him by the Canadian Corps in October 1918 has he was the first one to be buried in this cemetery. I have also just found out Peter is also a member of this forum so thanks again Peter.

    Here is the link to read more: CWGC :: Cemetery Details

    And a big thankyou to Peter Bennett from the Great War Forum for kindly allowing me to use he's pictures of Joseph's grave and image of Railencourt cemetery. I have just found out that Peter is also a member of this forum so if you look in Peter thankyou very much.

    Born : Cockermouth Cumberland.1896.
    School : St.Bees school Boarder.
     

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    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Private Henry Herbert Allison.
    35836,1st/5th Bn. Border Regiment.
    Who died age 35.
    On 1 October 1918.
    Son of William and Mary Allison,of 29,Wordsworth Terrace,Cockermouth,Cumberland.
    Remembered with honour.
    Bellicourt British Cemetery. VI.N.5.
    Also Cockermouth Cemetery.


    Birth Place: Cockermouth, Cumberland

    Residence: Cockermouth, Cumberland

    Death Date: 1 Oct 1918

    Death Location: France & Flanders

    Enlistment Location: Woolwich, Kent

    Rank: Private

    Regiment: Border Regiment

    Battalion: 5th Battalion

    Number: 35836

    Type of Casualty: Killed in action

    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

    1891 Census : Henry is living at Cockermouth. Also 1901 Census aged 17.

    1911 Census : Henry is living at Mesrs Copeslake Crampare and Co, 12 Warwick Square, Warwick Lane E C. And working has a WHOLESALE DRAPERS ASSISTANT.
     

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    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Private James Jackson.
    241436,5th Bn., Border Regiment.
    Who died age 38.
    On 21 March 1918.
    Son of the late James and Elizabeth Jackson,of Kirkgate,Cockermouth,Cumberland.
    Remembered with Honour.
    Pozieres Memorial. Panel 46.
    Also Cockermouth Cemetery. Grave ref, O 268.
    Enlistment Location: Cockermouth.

    Details courtesy of Jonathan Ball thanks Jonathan.


    Birth Place: Cockermouth, Cumberland

    Death Date: 21 Mar 1918

    Death Location: France & Flanders

    Enlistment Location: Cockermouth

    Rank: Private

    Regiment: Border Regiment

    Battalion: 5th Battalion

    Number: 241436

    Type of Casualty: Killed in action

    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

    1881 Census : James is 1 and living at Crown Street Cockermouth.

    1891 Census : James is living with his uncle at Dacre Penrith Cumberland.

    1911 Census : James is living with his dad James 73 and sister Dora 25. James is working has a Storesman.
     

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    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Civilian JEAN SOMERVILLE BENSON

    Civilian War Dead
    who died age 43
    on 17 April 1941
    of 55 Great Percy Street. Daughter of the late Robert and Elizabeth Benson, of Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland. Died at 55 Great Percy Street.
    Remembered with honour
    FINSBURY, METROPOLITAN BOROUGH
    Buried in Cockermouth Cemetery.

    Now found Mary Ostle thanks to Pete

    KENNON, MARY OSTLE
    Rank:Civilian
    Date of Death:17/04/1941
    Age:65
    Regiment/Service:Civilian War Dead
    Reporting Authority FINSBURY, METROPOLITAN BOROUGH
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    of 55 Great Percy Street. Died at 51 Great Percy Street.



    looks like there were 10 casualties in the same bombing of Great Percy Street,which is not far from Kings Cross Station,London on 17 April 1941
    There was a major raid by the Luftwaffe over 16/17 April 1941 according to The Blitz Then and Now vol 2.It would appear the mass bombing was in retaliation for the bombing of Berlin State Opera House. details thanks to Clive cheers mate.
     

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  19. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    CPL Thomas Vincent WARWICK.
    Royal Air Force.
    Who died age 21.
    On 1st May 1925.
    Killed while Flying Leuchars Fife.
    Remembered with Honour.
    Cockermouth Cemetery.

    CPL Thomas Vincent WARWICK.
    Royal Air Force.
    Who died age 21.
    On 1st May 1921.
    Killed while Flying Leuchars Fife.

    WARWICK.png
    Cutting thanks to Guy Hudson.

    ROSEVEARE, Harry Lestourgeon, F/O
    WARWICK, Tom Vincent, Corporal
    Aircraft was Fairey IIID N9756 of 443Flt. which collided with Fairey IIID N9754 and spun in near Gaurdbride. N9754 landed safely.(Pilot Lt.Edward Acton Alcock Gibbon R.N & AC1 Austin Joseph Stewart uninjured.)

    WARWICK, Tom Vincent, Corporal (335838) - killed 1 May 1925 in a collision at Leuchers between two Fairey IIID aircraft; with F/O H.L. Roseveare.
     

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    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria.

    Captain John Francis Finlayson.
    Royal Navy.
    Who died September 1951.
    Remembered with Honour.
    Cockermouth Cemetery.
     

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