Durham light infantry ww2 headstones

Discussion in 'War Grave Photographs' started by Verrieres, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. Rotherfield

    Rotherfield Senior Member

  2. Verrieres

    Verrieres no longer a member

    Hi Mike,
    Yes I`ve used them a few times however at £3.00 a time it does get a little expensive! Then there`s copyright issues......which may pose problems if I use them on my web site...Thanks anyway

    Verrieres
     
  3. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA

    Name: DUNN, GEORGE GILHESPY
    Rank: Captain
    Regiment/Service: Durham Light Infantry
    Unit Text: 9th Bn.
    Age: 35
    Date of Death: 25/05/1940
    Service No: 26237
    Additional information: Son of Robert and Elizabeth Dunn; husband of E. A. Dunn, of Mallwyd, Merionethshire. Solicitor.
    Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 10. Row A. Joint grave 6-7.
    Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY

    Photo thanks to MALLARD

    DUNN, G.G. - DLI.jpg
     
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  4. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA

    Name: GREGSON, JOHN ROBIN
    Rank: Lieutenant
    Regiment/Service: Durham Light Infantry
    Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
    Age: 24
    Date of Death: 27/05/1940
    Service No: 67191
    Additional information: Son of Maj. C. D. Gregson, formerly of the Indian Army, and Amore Moore Gregson, of Scarborough, Tobago.
    Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 10. Row A. Grave 3.
    Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY

    Photo thanks to MALLARD

    (Apologies, no longer available)
     
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  5. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA

    Name: MIDGLEY, CLARENCE
    Rank: Private
    Regiment/Service: Durham Light Infantry
    Unit Text: 2nd Bn.
    Age: 34
    Date of Death: 28/05/1940
    Service No: 4444124
    Additional information: Son of Wilson and Beatrice M. Midgley, of Malton, Yorkshire.
    Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 8. Row C. Grave 47.
    Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY

    Photo thanks to MALLARD

    MIDGLEY, C - DLI.jpg
     
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  6. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA

    Name: CUNNINGHAM, STANLEY
    Rank: Second Lieutenant
    Regiment/Service: Durham Light Infantry
    Unit Text: 9th Bn.
    Age: 28
    Date of Death: 31/05/1940
    Service No: 92466
    Additional information: Son of Edward Joseph and Ellen Cunningham, of Hexham, Northumberland; husband of Elsie Cunningham, of Hexham.
    Grave/Memorial Reference: Plot 8. Row A. Grave 39.
    CEMETERY: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY.

    Photo thanks to MALLARD

    CUNNINGHAM, S - DLI.jpg
     
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  7. Verrieres

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    My Thanks again to both Mallard and Ramacal for those Photographs Excellent!


    Verrieres
     
  8. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot Patron 1940 Obsessive

  9. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot Patron 1940 Obsessive

  10. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot Patron 1940 Obsessive

  11. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot Patron 1940 Obsessive

  12. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot Patron 1940 Obsessive

  13. Verrieres

    Verrieres no longer a member

    Thanks Drew,
    Pte Ralph Gradon 4454365 8th Battalion THe Durham Light Infantry was the son of George and Margaret Jane Gradon of Birtley Co Durham.He died on the 27th May 1940 aged 20years. In 1943 his family suffered a second tragic loss when his younger brother 14245040 Gnr John William Gradon 4th Maritime Regiment Royal Artillery lost his life on the 28th March 1943.He is commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial he was aged just 19.Both boys are also listed on the Birtley War Memorial.
    Thanks Again
    Jim
     
  14. TomTAS

    TomTAS Very Senior Member

    Hi Verrieres,

    This weekend was in Germany at Durnbach Cemetery.. And when walking around I saw this Soldier I'm sorry to say thats the only one I got.. But your more then welcome to that...

    Cheers
    Tom
     

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  15. CL1

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

    Memorial Clun Shropshire

    Lance Corporal FREDERICK THOMAS CHELMICK

    4032726, 8th Bn., Durham Light Infantry
    who died age 24
    on 08 August 1943
    Son of Charles and Agnes Mary Chelmick, of Clunton, Shropshire.
    Remembered with honour
    CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY
     

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  16. Verrieres

    Verrieres no longer a member

    Hi Verrieres,

    This weekend was in Germany at Durnbach Cemetery.. And when walking around I saw this Soldier I'm sorry to say thats the only one I got.. But your more then welcome to that...

    Cheers
    Tom
    Thanks Tom this very much is appreciated thank you


    Jim
     
  17. Verrieres

    Verrieres no longer a member

    Memorial Clun Shropshire

    Lance Corporal FREDERICK THOMAS CHELMICK

    4032726, 8th Bn., Durham Light Infantry
    who died age 24
    on 08 August 1943
    Son of Charles and Agnes Mary Chelmick, of Clunton, Shropshire.
    Remembered with honour
    CATANIA WAR CEMETERY, SICILY

    And again Thank You. very much appreciated

    If anyone is near FORLI War Cemetery??
    Just on the off-chance that anyone lives near this location or may be visiting soon.A photograph of the headstones of these 1st Durham Light Infantry lads would be appreciated.Singles or groups all welcome.Thank you.

    BLAKE WJD 14584340 1ST DLI 15/12/1944 Section V, Row C, Grave 7.
    BOULTER H 4470210 1ST DLI 15/12/1944 Section V, Row C, Grave 8
    COLLETT JF 4919271 1ST DLI 15/12/1944 Section V, Row C, Grave 10
    CONWAY LW 11050694 1ST DLI 30/11/1944 Section V, Row D, Grave 20
    FARLEY AFW 6469284 1ST DLI 30/11/1944 Section V, Row D, Grave 16
    FARRELL J 14328727 1ST DLI 29/12/1944 Section IV, Row A, Grave 5
    FRANKLIN JH 5784147 1ST DLI 27/11/1944 Section V, Row D, Grave 17
    HOBKINSON W 4980097 1ST DLI 25/11/1944 Section V, Row D, Grave 23
    HOWARD RA 6923136 1ST DLI 25/11/1944 Section V, Row C, Grave 2
    JAMES WE 14647782 1ST DLI 30/11/1944 Section V, Row D, Grave 18
    MCDONALD J 4467746 1ST DLI 28/11/1944 Section V, Row C, Grave 4
    PICKERING JH 14647806 1ST DLI 15/12/1944 Section V, Row C, Grave 5
    READ WT 4921600 1ST DLI 25/11/1944 Section V, Row C, Grave 3
    ROBERTS AJ 6340945 1ST DLI 25/11/1944 Section V, Row C, Grave 1
    ROBERTS W 4544323 1ST DLI 25/11/1944 Section V, Row D, Grave 21
    RYDER E 3866386 1ST DLI 28/12/1944 Section V, Row C, Grave 11
    SMITH LF 5775036 1ST DLI 30/11/1944 Section V, Row D, Grave 19
    STUBBS F 4688208 1ST DLI 26/11/1944 Section V, Row D, Grave 22
    SUDRON JA 4465881 1ST DLI 15/12/1944 Section V, Row C, Grave 9
    THORNLEY FA 323182 1st DLI 15/12/1944 Section V, Row C, Grave 6
    Jim
     
  18. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA

    PHOTO FROM SWGP

    JIM - NOT SURE WHETHER THIS IS OF INTEREST.

    Name: MARSHALL, THOMAS MANWELL
    Initials: T M
    Nationality: United Kingdom
    Rank: Gunner
    Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
    Unit Text: 411 Bty., 54 (1/5th Bn. The Durham Light Infantry) Searchlight Regt.
    Age: 30
    Date of Death: 23/01/1946
    Service No: 1587033
    Additional information: Son of Henry William and Helen Manwell Marshall, of Busby.
    Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
    Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 415.
    Cemetery: MEARNS CEMETERY

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  19. TomTAS

    TomTAS Very Senior Member

    Hi Jim,

    Need a favour do you have a list of cemeteries you need so I can see where to go...

    Cheers
    Tom
     
  20. Verrieres

    Verrieres no longer a member

    Hi Tom ,
    I will hopefully have an up to date list I should have updated them a while back but a computer crash about 18months ago lost me a load from Bayeux and some others.Working late shifts Fri,Sat Sun so hopefully I`ll have more time Mon-Tues next week so I`ll post a list here.Thanks very much Tom,and everyone else who has been good enough to help out in the past.
    Best Wishes
    Jim
     

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