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    ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Somme
    • Visiting Information: Visitors should be aware that there are Plots 3, 4, 5 & 6 in both the Communal Cemetery and the Communal Cemetery Extension. Those in the Communal Cemetery will be found in the upper terrace.
    • Location Information: The town of Abbeville is on the main road from Paris to Boulogne (N1), about 80 kilometres south of Boulogne. The communal cemetery and communal cemetery extension are located on the left hand side of the road when leaving the town in a north-east direction for Drucat. CWGC direction signs will be found within the cemetery. Enter the Communal Cemetery by the left hand side main gate and follow CWGC signs within the Cemetery. The extension may be entered from the communal cemetery or from the Allée Du Souvenir Francais, where there is car parking available. GPS Co-ordinates: N50.12101, E1.83220
    • Historical Information: For much of the First World War, Abbeville was headquarters of the Commonwealth lines of communication and No.3 BRCS, No.5 and No.2 Stationary Hospitals were stationed there variously from October 1914 to January 1920. The communal cemetery was used for burials from November 1914 to September 1916, the earliest being made among the French military graves. The extension was begun in September 1916. During the early part of the Second World War, Abbeville was a major operational aerodrome, but the town fell to the Germans at the end of May 1940. On 4 June, an attempt was made by the 51st Division, in conjunction with the French, to break the German bridgehead, but without success. Towards the end of 1943, eight large ski shaped buildings appeared near Abbeville. These proved to be storage units for flying bomb components an they were heavily bombed by Commonwealth air forces. Abbeville was retaken on 4 September 1944 by Canadian and Polish units. Abbeville Communal Cemetery contains 774 Commonwealth burials of First World War and 30 from the Second. The Extension contains 1,754 First World War burials and 348 from the Second. The Commonwealth sections of both cemetery and extension were designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 1996

    1. TAYLOR, ALEC HENRY A H GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2613692 15.05.1940
     
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    ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Somme
    • Visiting Information: Wheelchair access to the cemetery is possible, but may be by alternative entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on 01628 507200.
    • Location Information: Albert is a town 28 Kms north-east of Amiens. The Communal Cemetery is on the south-east side of Albert and at the junction of the roads to Peronne (D938) and Bray sur Somme (D329), and the extension is entirely enclosed by it. The main entrance to the cemetery is on the Peronne road.
    • Historical Information: Albert was held by French forces against the German advance on the Somme in September 1914. It passed into British hands in the summer of 1915; and the first fighting in July 1916, is known as the Battle of Albert, 1916. It was captured by the Germans on the 26th April 1918, and before its recapture by the 8th East Surreys on the following 22nd August (in the Battle of Albert, 1918,) it had been completely destroyed by artillery fire. The Extension was used by fighting units and Field Ambulances from August 1915 to November 1916, and more particularly in and after September 1916, when Field Ambulances were concentrated at Albert. From November 1916, the 5th Casualty Clearing Station used it for two months. From March 1917, it was not used (except for four burials in March, 1918) until the end of August 1918, when Plot II was made by the 18th Division. During the Second World War the extension was used again, when the French moved into it British casualties from isolated graves in and around Albert. There are now 862 First World War and 25 Second World War casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, 12 First World War casualties and 8 Second World War casualties are unidentified. Five graves, destroyed by shellfire, are now represented by special memorials. Two soldiers known to be among the casualties buried here, but whose graves could not be identified, are commemorated by special memorials, inscribed, "Known to be buried in this cemetery". This cemetery was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 868

    1. SNOWDON, GEORGE G GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2623437 01.09.1944
     
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    ARRAS COMMUNAL CEMETERY
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Pas de Calais
    • Visiting Information: Arras Communal Cemetery is open daily between 08:30 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 19:00.
    • Location Information: Arras is in the Department of the Pas de Calais, and the communal cemetery will be found in the suburb of St. Sauveur, on the eastern side of Arras. To locate the cemetery, take the N39 Route de Cambrai and then the Rue Georges Clemenceau, onto the Rue de la Republique.
    • Historical Information: During the First World War, Arras was in Allied hands from October 1914 until the end of hostilities and gave its name to a number of battles fought in 1917 and 1918. During the Second World War, Arras was British General Headquarters in 1940. Rear Headquarters left on 19 May 1940, and the town was evacuated on 23 May ahead of the German advance. Thereafter Arras was in German hands until re-taken on 1 September 1944 by Commonwealth and Free French infantry. Arras Communal Cemetery contains 27 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War. Three of the burials are unidentifed and one casualty, whose grave could not be precisely located, is commemorated by a special memorial inscribed "Buried near this spot.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 24

    1. 2734105 Marcel Octave Leon AMERLINCK, 1 Welsh Guards
    2. 2733651 William Edwin CLAYDEN, 1 Welsh Guards
    3. 4122521 Harry Leman COPNALL, 1 Welsh Guards
    4. 2734083 Peter DINNEEN, 1 Welsh Guards
    5. 2573851 William John Alexander FOAN, 1 Welsh Guards
    6. 2734388 Samuel Stanley JACKSON, 1 Welsh Guards
    7. 2733858 Henry James William JONES, 1 Welsh Guards
    8. 2733429 William Islwyn MATHIAS, 1 Welsh Guards
    9. 3958815 Lawrence Charles MAXWELL, 1 Welsh Guards
    10. 2732787 William Henry MOORE, 1 Welsh Guards
    11. 2733204 Robert Henry PARKER, 1 Welsh Guards
    12. 4076380 Percy John REES, 1 Welsh Guards
    13. 2734287 Albert SHAW, 1 Welsh Guards
    14. 2734162 John Isaac VAUGHAN, 1 Welsh Guards
     
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    ATHIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Pas de Calais
    • Visiting Information: Wheelchair access to this cemetery is possible, but may be by alternative entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on 01628 507200.
    • Location Information: Athies is a village 5 Kms east of Arras. The Cemetery is on the north side of the road from Arras to Fampoux and the Extension is on the north-east side of the Communal Cemetery.
    • Historical Information: Athies was captured by the 9th (Scottish) Division, which included the South African Brigade, on 9 April 1917, and from then it remained in Allied hands. ATHIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY contains one Commonwealth burial of the First World War. The adjoining COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION was begun immediately after the capture of the village and used by field ambulances and fighting units until May 1918, and again in September 1918. The extension contains 312 Commonwealth burials and commemorations of the First World War. 32 of the burials are unidentified but special memorials commemorate three casualties known to be buried among them. The extension also contains 41 Second World War burials, ten of them unidentified, mostly dating from May 1940 and the German advance across nothern France.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 313

    1. 2734576 John Patrick DALEY, 1 Welsh Guards
    2. 2734417 David WILLIAMS, 1 Welsh Guards
     
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    BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Calvados
    • Visiting Information: March 2011 NOTE: Renovation of the turf at the cemetery entrance and workers building is in progress. The main entrance is currently blocked but access is available to the left of the entrance via a gate and gravel pathway. The work is expected to be complete by the end of the year.
    • Location Information: Banneville-la-Campagne is a village in Normandy, which is 10 kilometres east of Caen. The cemetery lies 100 metres south of the main road (the N175) between Caen and Pont L'Eveque, about 8 kilometres east of Caen.
    • Historical Information: The Allied offensive in north-western Europe began with the Normandy landings of 6 June 1944. For the most part, the men buried at Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery were killed in the fighting from the second week of July 1944, when Caen was captured, to the last week in August, when the Falaise Gap had been closed and the Allied forces were preparing their advance beyond the Seine. The cemetery contains 2,170 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 140 of them unidentified, and five Polish graves.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 2035

    1. 2719151 Willie ALLEN, 3 Irish Guards Grave Reference V. F. 8.
    2. ASHTON, ARNOLD A GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2659919 21.07.1944
    3. 2700313 John Norman BALFOUR, Scots Guards
    4. 2721250 Hugh BAMFORD, 3 Irish Guards
    5. 2738629 Robert James BATEMAN, 1 Welsh Guards
    6. BAXENDALE, DAVID STEPHENSON D S LIEUTENANT 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 243506 21.07.1944
    7. BENNETT, ALBERT A GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2622391 27.07.1944
    8. 2737183 Islwyn BEYNON, 1 Welsh Guards
    9. BOWLER, MAURICE HENRY M H GUARDSMAN 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 2618682 30.07.1944
    10. BOWSER, HUBERT CHARLES HOWARD H C H LIEUTENANT 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 278586 20.07.1944
    11. BOYCE, NOAH N GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 5511006 20.07.1944
    12. 162284 Joseph Warren BURDEN, Scots Guards attached HQ Guards Armoured Division
    13. BURNS, TERENCE T GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2664276 20.07.1944
    14. CLARK, STANLEY WILLIAM S W GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2619320 22.07.1944
    15. CROOM, JOHN EDWARD J E GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2665825 11.08.1944
    16. 2738551 Thomas DAVIES, 1 Welsh Guards
    17. DICKEN, BERT B GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2611998 21.07.1944
    18. 2738530 William Charles Alun EVANS, 1 Welsh Guards
    19. FARRAR, FRANK F GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2661746 18.07.1944
    20. 2722649 Arthur Frank FARROW, 3 Irish Guards
    21. 2720188 Alfred FERGUSON, 2 Irish Guards
    22. 2736350 Alwyn GLASS, 1 Welsh Guards
    23. 2721431 Albert Lionel GRAHAM, 3 Irish Guards
    24. 52619 Sir Arthur Lindsay GRANT, Bt, MiD, Grenadier Guards: 18/07/1944 Grave Reference IV. F. 16.
    25. 2738512 John Gordon GRIFFITHS, 1 Welsh Guards
    26. 7946643 Edward HILL, 1 Welsh Guards
    27. 2733000 Gwynfor Phillip HILL, 1 Welsh Guards
    28. HILL, JOHN J GUARDSMAN - Scots Guards 2697505 21.07.1944
    29. 2735559 Thomas HODDER, 2 Welsh Guards
    30. 2720624 Harold HOPPER, 3 Irish Guards
    31. 2736398 Luther HUGHES, Welsh Guards
    32. 2721509 William HUNTER, 3 Irish Guards
    33. JARDINE, JAMES JOHN J J LANCE CORPORAL 4TH BN. Scots Guards 2699338 20.07.1944
    34. KIMPTON, RONALD R GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2619139 03.08.1944
    35. LEIGHTON, STANLEY JOHN S J GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2662502 18.07.1944
    36. 2566049 Clifford James LENTLE, 1 Welsh Guards
    37. 200123 Peter Coryndon LUXMOORE-BALL, 1 Welsh Guards
    38. MACFARLANE, PETER WALLACE P W SERJEANT - Scots Guards 2698476 11.08.1944
    39. MANSELL, JAMES J GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2664845 18.07.1944
    40. 2736780 Ernest Harry MASON, 1 Welsh Guards
    41. MILLER, EDWARD HENRY E H GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2663444 21.07.1944
    42. MILLER, WILLIAM W LANCE CORPORAL 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2657598 19.07.1944
    43. 2721196 Frederick MITCHELL, 3 Irish Guards
    44. 2737131 Peter NEILL, 1 Welsh Guards
    45. 2738293 Edward NIBLETT, 1 Welsh Guards
    46. OVERTON-DAVIES, CYRIL JOHN C J LANCE SERJEANT 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2614697 18.07.1944
    47. 2737842 William OWENS, 1 Welsh Guards
    48. 2735481 Arthur Samuel PRICE, 1 Welsh Guards
    49. PYE, THOMAS T SERJEANT 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2613961 21.07.1944
    50. READHEAD, ALBERT EDWARD A E GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2661474 21.07.1944
    51. ROBERTSHAW, ALBERT A GUARDSMAN 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 2623096 30.07.1944
    52. ROLPH, ERNEST LOUIS E L LANCE CORPORAL 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2665412 20.07.1944
    53. SALMON, WALTER W GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2661391 03.08.1944
    54. SMITH, BERTRAM LESLIE B L GUARDSMAN ATTD. H.Q. SQDN. ARMD. DIV Grenadier Guards 2621055 21.07.1944
    55. 2738181 David John STOCK, 2 Welsh Guards
    56. 2720228 Douglas Hurndell STOCK, 3 Irish Guards
    57. STOCKALL, ALBERT EDWARD A E GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2661256 11.08.1944
    58. 2716637 Michael Joseph STOKES, 3 Irish Guards
    59. 67593 John David Alfred SYRETT, 1 Welsh Guards
    60. THORNE, FRANCIS RAYMOND F R LANCE CORPORAL 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 2616626 30.07.1944
    61. WALSHAW, FRED F LANCE CORPORAL 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2663654 21.07.1944
    62. 131651 Rex John WHISTLER, Welsh Guards
    63. 2723802 Donald WILLIAMS, 3 Irish Guards
    64. 2719982 Geoffrey George WORKMAN, 2 Irish Guards
     
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    BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Calvados
    • Visiting Information: Parking directly outside the cemetery is limited. When approaching the cemetery with the nearby D-Day Museum on your right, take the last exit at the roundabout just before the cemetery into 'Chemin des Marettes', where space is usually available to park.
    • Location Information: The town of Bayeux, in Normandy, lies 24 kilometres north-west of Caen. Bayeux War Cemetery is situated in the south-western outskirts of the town on the by-pass (D5), which is named Boulevard Fabian Ware. On the opposite side of the road stands the Bayeux Memorial.
    • Historical Information: The Allied offensive in north-western Europe began with the Normandy landings of 6 June 1944. There was little actual fighting in Bayeux although it was the first French town of importance to be liberated. Bayeux War Cemetery is the largest Commonwealth cemetery of the Second World War in France and contains burials brought in from the surrounding districts and from hospitals that were located nearby. BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY contains 4,144 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 338 of them unidentified. There are also over 500 war graves of other nationalities, the majority German. The BAYEUX MEMORIAL stands opposite the cemetery and bears the names of more than 1,800 men of the Commonwealth land forces who died in the early stages of the campaign and have no known grave. They died during the landings in Normandy, during the intense fighting in Normandy itself, and during the advance to the River Seine in August.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 4265

    1. 2738824 Thomas ALCOCK, 1 Welsh Guards
    2. ARNOLD, SIDNEY JOHN S J LANCE SERJEANT 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2664608 11.08.1944
    3. ASCOUGH, LESLIE CLARENCE L C LANCE CORPORAL 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 664660 29.06.1944
    4. 2719213 Frederick William ATKINSON, 2 Irish Guards
    5. 14362789 Cyril Henry AVERY, 1 Welsh Guards
    6. 14592612 Henry George BATTERHAM, 1 Welsh Guards
    7. 2721400 Sidney Ernest BECKETT, 2 Irish Guards
    8. 2738908 Douglas BETTY, 1 Welsh Guards
    9. 2696468 James BIRSS, 3 Scots Guards
    10. 2734592 Tom Lewis BOWEN, 1 Welsh Guards
    11. BOYLE, DAVID LOGAN D L LIEUTENANT 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 307874 14.08.1944
    12. 2737186 Charles Steerer BRACE, 1 Welsh Guards
    13. 2698234 William McDougall BRAND, 3 Scots Guards
    14. 2736756 George Kennet BRASSINGTON, 1 Welsh Guards
    15. 2722611 Joseph BRIGGS, 3 Irish Guards
    16. BROOK, FRANK F GUARDSMAN 4TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2661250 20.08.1944
    17. BROWNLEE, JASON J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2614982 01.08.1944
    18. 2722034 Dennis Henry Percy BUCKINGHAM, 3 Irish Guards
    19. 2734303 Alban BUCKLEY, 1 Welsh Guards
    20. CALDER, RICHARD GORDON R G GUARDSMAN - Scots Guards 2698326 09.08.1944
    21. CARR, ADRIAN JOHN ROBERT WHITELAW A J R W GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2659126 01.08.1944
    22. 2737045 Robert Ernest CAWLEY, 2 Welsh Guards
    23. CHILDS, ERNEST EDWARD E E GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2665807 06.08.1944
    24. 2734358 Arthur Russell CLARKE, 1 Welsh Guards
    25. CLOUGH, HARRY H GUARDSMAN 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 14220897 06.08.1944
    26. 2734418 Cyril Ernest COLE, 1 Welsh Guards
    27. COLES, JOHN NICHOLAS MOXEY J N M LIEUTENANT - Coldstream Guards 262108 06.08.1944
    28. 2738649 James CREWDSON, 1 Welsh Guards
    29. 2733791 Albert DAVIES, 1 Welsh Guards
    30. 2737191 Arthur Gwynne DAVIES, 1 Welsh Guards
    31. 2736220 James DAVIES, 1 Welsh Guards
    32. 2723623 David DINGWALL, 3 Irish Guards
    33. 2735999 William John DOLE, 1 Welsh Guards
    34. DOLLING, KENNETH HENRY K H GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2664176 29.06.1944
    35. DORMAN, WILLIAM JAMES W J CAPTAIN 3RD BN. Scots Guards 154935 02.09.1944
    36. DUNLOP, JAMES ALEXANDER J A GUARDSMAN - Scots Guards 2698413 01.08.1944
    37. 2736745 William Frank EDWARDS, 1 Welsh Guards
    38. 14652195 Meirion EVANS, 1 Welsh Guards
    39. EYDEN, SYDNEY HENRY S H GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2660671 12.08.1944
    40. FALLER, GERALD BENSON G B LIEUTENANT 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 278596 12.08.1944
    41. 2723795 George Steward FERGUSON, 3 Irish Guards
    42. FINCH, CYRIL ALLAN C A GUARDSMAN - Scots Guards 2699226 06.08.1944
    43. FITZROY, LORD CHARLES OLIVER EDWARD C O E LIEUTENANT - Grenadier Guards 267563 06.08.1944
    44. 2733023 Arthur Cyril FLETCHER, 1 Welsh Guards
    45. FRANCIS, FREDERICK ALBERT F A GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2665289 01.08.1944
    46. 2738589 Kenneth Samuel FRANCOMBE, 1 Welsh Guards
    47. GEDRIM, JOHN MILLAR J M LANCE SERJEANT - Scots Guards 2696770 06.08.1944
    48. GEORGE, RALPH R GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2665275 01.08.1944
    49. 2736470 Walter GETHING, 1 Welsh Guards
    50. 2732543 Cornelius GILTINAN, 1 Welsh Guards
    51. 2737364 Wilfred GREAVES, 1 Welsh Guards
    52. 2736479 George Henry HARRIS, 1 Welsh Guards
    53. HAY, HENRY GLENDINNING H G GUARDSMAN - Scots Guards 2701050 06.08.1944
    54. HILLMAN, REGINALD R GUARDSMAN 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 2615895 14.08.1944
    55. 2735971 Frederick HODGSON, 1 Welsh Guards
    56. 2734265 Lewis Charles HOPLEY, 1 Welsh Guards
    57. 2736269 Edwin James Godfrey HORNE, 1 Welsh Guards
    58. 2734523 Horace George HOUGH, 1 Welsh Guards
    59. HOWARD, MARK PAUL GEOFFREY M P G MAJOR 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 72092 02.07.1944
    60. 2736664 David John HOWELLS, 1 Welsh Guards
    61. HUNT, GEORGE ROBERT G R LANCE SERJEANT 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 2609268 14.08.1944
    62. JARDINE, ROBERT R GUARDSMAN - Scots Guards 2698328 04.07.1944
    63. JOHNSON, ARNOLD A GUARDSMAN 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 2623293 06.08.1944
    64. JOHNSON, ERIC THOMAS E T LANCE CORPORAL ATTD. H.Q. SQN., 6TH GUARDS TANK BDE. Grenadier Guards 2619013 26.09.1944
    65. 2040892 John Arthur JOHNSON, 1 Welsh Guards
    66. 2733279 Jack JONES, 1 Welsh Guards
    67. 2736700 William Vincent JONES, 1 Welsh Guards
    68. KEATING, DENNIS GEORGE D G GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2666095 08.08.1944
    69. 2663202 John Henry LEVELL, 2 & 5 Coldstream Guards: 16/8/1944 Grave Reference XXVI. E. 1.
    70. LINEKER, WILFRED W GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2622331 27.09.1944
    71. 2734874 David Howard LLEWELLYN, 1 Welsh Guards
    72. MACE, WILLIAM GEORGE W G GUARDSMAN 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 2612426 06.08.1944
    73. 2723657 Henry Francis MADDEN, 3 Irish Guards
    74. 2722878 Patrick Francis MAHER, 3 Irish Guards
    75. 2733024 Alfred Vincent MAIN, 1 Welsh Guards
    76. 2738514 Robert John MARTIN, 1 Welsh Guards
    77. MASON, NEVILLE RALPH N R SERJEANT 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2616309 01.08.1944
    78. MATHIESON, DOUGLAS GRAHAM D G CAPTAIN 3RD BN. Scots Guards 113563 06.08.1944
    79. 2734912 John Albert McCORMICK, 1 Welsh Guards
    80. 2723397 Donald Burcham MOORE, 2 Irish Guards
    81. 2734535 Ronald MORGAN, 1 Welsh Guards
    82. NEARY, LESLIE L GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2665211 06.07.1944
    83. 2723994 James Patrick Joseph O’HANLON, 3 Irish Guards
    84. OAKLEY, ARTHUR JAMES A J LANCE CORPORAL 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 2622100 05.08.1944
    85. 2723305 James Ashley OLIVER, 2 Irish Guards
    86. PARKIN, WILLIAM W GUARDSMAN 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 2622355 05.08.1944
    87. PHILLIPS, GEORGE WILLIAM G W LANCE CORPORAL - Scots Guards 2694092 11.10.1944
    88. 2733753 Reginald Ivor POOLE, 1 Welsh Guards
    89. 2724063 Arthur POTTS, 3 Irish Guards
    90. PUGH, PHILLIP CHARLES P C GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2666371 11.08.1944
    91. 2737733 Frank Charles REED, 1 Welsh Guards
    92. 269233 John Edward REID, Welsh Guards
    93. ROBERTS, WILLIAM W GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2660231 26.07.1944
    94. 2735604 Garfield ROWLAND, 1 Welsh Guards
    95. 2735230 Douglas SHEPPARD, 1 Welsh Guards
    96. 2734256 Stanley Robert SIMS, 1 Welsh Guards
    97. SMALL, HARRY H GUARDSMAN - Scots Guards 2699115 06.08.1944
    98. 2735153 Eric SMITH, 1 Welsh Guards
    99. 2736658 Frank SMITH, 1 Welsh Guards
    100. SMITH, JACK WILLIAM J W GUARDSMAN 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 2622374 06.08.1944
    101. 2735661 William Kirby SMITH, 1 Welsh Guards
    102. 200112 Thomas Edward STAFFORD-KING-HARMAN, 3 Irish Guards
    103. STEVENS, ALVIN A LANCE SERJEANT 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 2618568 06.08.1944
    104. SURR, JOSEPH MARDSEN J M GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2660384 06.08.1944
    105. TAYLOR, CHARLES ALFRED JAMES C A J GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2660899 06.08.1944
    106. 2736372 Wilfred Leonard TAYLOR, 1 Welsh Guards
    107. 2738322 Ronald THOMAS, 1 Welsh Guards
    108. TIERNEY, MICHAEL FRANCIS M F GUARDSMAN - Scots Guards 2699783 01.08.1944
    109. TOWERS, CHARLES EDWIN C E GUARDSMAN - Scots Guards 2700616 16.08.1944
    110. 107563 Maurice Joseph Lawson TURNBULL, 1 Welsh Guards
    111. 2724014 Thomas TYRRELL, 3 Irish Guards
    112. VAUGHAN, WILLIAM W LANCE CORPORAL 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2660707 07.08.1944
    113. WAGHORN, JAMES J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2616433 01.08.1944
    114. WALKEY, FREDERICK JOHN F J GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2664751 11.08.1944
    115. WATSON, JOHN VERDUN J V GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2660577 19.07.1944
    116. 2721800 Frank Reginald WHITBY, 3 Irish Guards
    117. 2734144 Cyril Raymond WHITE, 1 Welsh Guards
    118. 2733246 Wyndham WHITTLE, 1 Welsh Guards
    119. 2739181 Glanwyn Theophilus WILLIAMS, 1 Welsh Guards
    120. WILSON, WILLIAM W GUARDSMAN 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 2615755 06.08.1944
    121. 2721323 Lionel Leslie WIMBRIDGE, 3 Irish Guards
    122. WYATT, ERIC E GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2665083 09.08.1944
     
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    BAYEUX MEMORIAL
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Calvados
    • Visiting Information: Parking directly outside the Memorial is limited. When approaching the Memorial with the nearby D-Day Museum on your right, take the last exit at the roundabout just before Bayeux War Cemetery into 'Chemin des Marettes', where space is usually available to park.
    • Location Information: The town of Bayeux, in Normandy, lies 24 kilometres north-west of Caen. The Bayeux Memorial is situated in the south-western outskirts of the town on the by-pass (D5), which is named Boulevard Fabian Ware. On the opposite side of the road is the Bayeux War Cemetery.
    • Historical Information: The Allied offensive in north-western Europe began with the Normandy landings of 6 June 1944. The BAYEUX MEMORIAL stands opposite the cemetery and bears the names of more than 1,800 men of the Commonwealth land forces who died in the early stages of the campaign and have no known grave. They died during the landings in Normandy, during the intense fighting in Normandy itself, and during the advance to the River Seine in August. There was little actual fighting in Bayeux although it was the first French town of importance to be liberated. BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY is the largest Commonwealth cemetery of the Second World War in France and contains burials brought in from the surrounding districts and from hospitals that were located nearby. The cemetery contains 4,144 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 338 of them unidentified. There are also 505 war graves of other nationalities, the majority German. The Memorial was designed by P.D. Hepworth and unveiled by The Duke of Gloucester on 5 June 1955.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 1800

    1. 2722743 Leslie William BAKER, 2 Irish Guards Memorial Reference
    2. BALLARD, REGINALD JAMES R J GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2614561 18.07.1944 Memorial Reference
    3. BARFOOT, EDWIN JOSEPH E J GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2616710 18.07.1944 Memorial Reference
    4. BAYLISS, CLIFFORD C LANCE SERJEANT 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2658506 07.08.1944 Memorial Reference
    5. BAYLISS, WILLIAM W GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2664804 04.08.1944 Memorial Reference
    6. BLYTH, DAVID D GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2657980 04.08.1944 Memorial Reference
    7. 2736328 John Joseph BRADSHAW, 1 Welsh Guards Memorial Reference
    8. BULL, CLARENCE VICTOR C V GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2663511 21.07.1944 Memorial Reference
    9. 6096248 Thomas Christopher COLTON, 2 Irish Guards Memorial Reference
    10. COOPER, RONALD JOSEPH R J GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2623068 18.07.1944 Memorial Reference
    11. 300818 (2623774) John Polson CORBETT, 2 Grenadier Guards: 18/07/1944 Memorial Reference: Panel 12, Column 2.
    12. 2719685 William Thomas DAVIES, MiD, 2 Irish Guards Memorial Reference
    13. FARNWORTH, GEORGE EDWARD G E LANCE CORPORAL 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2614298 12.08.1944 Memorial Reference
    14. 2723585 John FOGARTY, 3 Irish Guards Memorial Reference
    15. 2736349 Reuben GARRINGTON, 1 Welsh Guards Memorial Reference
    16. GOWANS, DAVID D GUARDSMAN AND NO. 3 Scots Guards 2696232 07.06.1944 Memorial Reference
    17. 2735424 Alfred James GRITTON, 2 Welsh Guards Memorial Reference
    18. HEMMING, SYDNEY JOSEPH S J SERJEANT 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2615523 18.07.1944 Memorial Reference
    19. 2720252 Henry HILL, 2 Irish Guards Memorial Reference
    20. 2735991 Thomas HUGHES, 2 Welsh Guards Memorial Reference
    21. 2720207 Cyril HUNT, 2 Irish Guards Memorial Reference
    22. 2722562 Eric KIRKPATRICK, 3 Irish Guards Memorial Reference
    23. LEWIS, REGINALD CHARLES R C LANCE SERJEANT 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2614448 18.07.1944 Memorial Reference
    24. LLOYD, FRANK F LANCE SERJEANT AND NO. 4 Grenadier Guards 2621383 20.06.1944 Memorial Reference
    25. MARKHAM, LEONARD L GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2659047 04.08.1944 Memorial Reference
    26. MARKS, ERIC LEONARD E L GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2615736 18.07.1944 Memorial Reference
    27. 2722781 Patrick George MCCARTHY-PHILLIPS, 3 Irish Guards Memorial Reference
    28. MCDONALD, ALEXANDER A GUARDSMAN AND NO. 3 Scots Guards 2696459 07.06.1944 Memorial Reference
    29. MILLS, REGINALD ASHLEY R A GUARDSMAN AND NO. 3 Coldstream Guards 2665339 07.06.1944 Memorial Reference
    30. MITCHELL, ERIC FLETCHER E F GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2622849 18.07.1944 Memorial Reference
    31. PELL, GEORGE G LANCE CORPORAL 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2622828 18.07.1944 Memorial Reference
    32. 2735371 James PROBART, 2 Welsh Guards Memorial Reference
    33. RICHARDS, JOHN NEVIL J N GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2623171 18.07.1944 Memorial Reference
    34. 2719071 George Thomas ROBINSON, Irish Guards Memorial Reference
    35. 267565 Thomas Oliver RUGGLES-BRISE, 2 Grenadier Guards: 18/07/1944 Memorial Reference Panel 12, Column 2.
    36. 2720535 Fred SWALLOW, 2 Irish Guards Memorial Reference
    37. VINCENT, ROBERT GEORGE R G LANCE CORPORAL 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2615754 18.07.1944 Memorial Reference
    38. 2721048 Horace John WATSON, 2 Irish Guards Memorial Reference
    39. 2718695 Benjamin Bruce WHITNEY, 2 Irish Guards Memorial Reference
    40. 2722964 John WINROW, 2 Irish Guards Memorial Reference
     
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    BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Pas de Calais
    • Visiting Information: Wheelchair access to this cemetery with some difficulty. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on telephone number 01628 507200.
    • Location Information: Bienvillers is a large village in the department of the Pas de Calais 18 kilometres south-west of Arras. The Military Cemetery is just beyond the village on the south road leading to Souastre (D2). A CWGC signpost indicating directions to the site is situated on the village square.
    • Historical Information: Bienvillers Military Cemetery was begun in September 1915 by the 37th Division, carried on by other Divisions in the line until March 1917, reopened from March to September 1918, when the village was again near the front line, and completed in 1922-24 when a number of graves, mainly of 1916, were brought in from the battlefields of the Ancre. Its twenty-one plots show a remarkable alternation of original burials in regimental or divisional groups, and groups of concentrated graves. The cemetery now contains 1,605 Commonwealth burials and commemorations of the First World War. 425 of the burials are unidentified but there are special memorials to two casualties known or believed to be buried among them. The 16 Second World War burials all date from the early months of the war, before the German invasion in May 1940 forced the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from France.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 1198

    1. 2734326 William Daniel GRIFFITHS, 1 Welsh Guards
     
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    BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Pas de Calais
    • Visiting Information: OPENING TIMES: This Cemetery is open 7 days a week, all year round. From 1 October to 15 March: 08.00 - 18.00 From 16 March to 30 September: 08.00 - 19.00 Wheelchair access to this cemetery is possible with some difficulty. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on telephone number 01628 507200.
    • Location Information: Boulogne-sur-Mer is a large Channel port. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, one of the town cemeteries, lies in the district of St Martin Boulogne, just beyond the eastern (Chateau) corner of the Citadel (Haute-Ville). The cemetery is a large civil cemetery, split in two by the Rue de Dringhen, just south of the main road (RN42) to St Omer. The Commonwealth War Graves plot is located down the western edge of the southern section of the cemetery, with an entrance in the Rue de Dringhen. Unusually, the headstones are laid flat in this cemetery. This is due to the sandy soil. Car parking is available along the Rue de Dringhen.
    • Historical Information: Boulogne, was one of the three base ports most extensively used by the Commonwealth armies on the Western Front throughout the First World War. It was closed and cleared on the 27 August 1914 when the Allies were forced to fall back ahead of the German advance, but was opened again in October and from that month to the end of the war, Boulogne and Wimereux formed one of the chief hospital areas. Until June 1918, the dead from the hospitals at Boulogne itself were buried in the Cimetiere de L'Est, one of the town cemeteries, the Commonwealth graves forming a long, narrow strip along the right hand edge of the cemetery. In the spring of 1918, it was found that space was running short in the Eastern Cemetery in spite of repeated extensions to the south, and the site of the new cemetery at Terlincthun was chosen. During the Second World War, hospitals were again posted to Boulogne for a short time in May 1940. The town was taken by the Germans at the end of that month and remained in their hands until recaptured by the Canadians on 22 September 1944. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery contains 5,577 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 224 from the Second World War. The Commonwealth plots were designed by Charles Holden.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 5743

    1. 2735592 David Charles COLLINS, 2 Welsh Guards
    2. 58122 John DUNCAN, Welsh Guards
    3. 2719194 James (Jimmy) PHILLIPS, 2 Irish Guards
    4. 2733086 Glynne PINCOTT, 2 Welsh Guards
    5. 2735458 Brynmor PUGH, 2 Welsh Guards
    6. 2732946 Clifford ROCK, 2 Welsh Guards
    7. 2719183 Edward Christopher WALSH, 2 Irish Guards
     
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    CAHAGNES ISOLATED GRAVE
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Calvados
    • Location Information: Cahagnes is a village and commune 16 miles south of Bayeux, and 20 miles south-west of Caen. The nearest small town is Caumont l'Evente which is 3 miles north-west of Cahagnes. About 1 mile south-east of Caumont l'Evente, on the west side of the D.54 road from this town to Cahagnes, is the grave of a British officer.
    • Historical Information: Lt. Marshall-Cornwall was commanding a tank when he was shot by a sniper and buried, where he fell, in an orchard near Cahagnes. After the war, the landowner presented the site of the grave to the casualty's father, who in turn, requested that the grave remain undisturbed. The grave is marked by a Commission headstone, with a privately erected memorial standing nearby.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 1

    1. 255169 James Gerald MARSHALL-CORNWALL, 4 Grenadier Guards: 30/07/1944
     
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    CASSEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Nord
    • Location Information: Cassel is a town and commune on one of the few high points of the department of the Nord. Cassel Communal Cemetery is on the south-east side of the town. From the Grand Place, head south on the Rue Marachal Foch. The cemetery will be found 500 metres on the left hand side of the road.
    • Historical Information: During the 1914-18 War Cassel was at different periods the headquarters of both Marshal Foch and Lord Plumer. At the end of May 1940 the western flank of the British Expeditionary Force was on the line Dunkirk-Cassel-Hazebrouck, and Cassel was in the section defended by the 48th and 44th Division on May 28th-29th. There are now nearly 100, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, almost 20 are unidentified and one of the soldiers from the United Kingdom whose grave could not be precisely located is commemorated by a special memorial inscribed "Buried near this spot".
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 95

    1. 2575668 Leonard Robert HINES, 1 Welsh Guards
     
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    CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Meurthe-et-Moselle
    • Location Information: Choloy is a village 28 kilometres west of Nancy and 5 kilometres west of Toul, a town on the N4 road from Paris to Nancy. The Cemetery is 3 kilometres west of Toul on the north side of the D11B road.
    • Historical Information: Choloy War Cemetery was created by the Army Graves Service for the re-burial of casualties recovered from isolated sites, communal cemeteries, and small churchyards in north-eastern France where permanent maintenance of the graves was not possible. In 1950, for the same reason the Commonwealth War Graves Commission found it necessary to move in to this cemetery more than 100 graves from a number of churchyards and civil cemeteries in the same area. Those who lie in Choloy War Cemetery are mostly airmen; but there are also soldiers belonging to the forces of the United Kingdom who died in the Saar region during the first few months of the war, i.e. up to May 1940, or as prisoners of war. There is now 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1914-1918 war and 461 of the 1939-45 war commemorated in this site. Of these, 23 of the 1939-1945 burials are unidentified. In addition there are 7 Foreign National burials, 2 of which are unidentified and 334 non world war burials here.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 778

    1. 2697845 Charles John CLARK, 2 Scots Guards Grave Reference: 2A. A. 21. 03.10.1943
    2. NEWTON, THOMAS T GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2654908 18.02.1940
     
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    CLICHY NORTHERN CEMETERY
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Hauts-de-Seine
    • Visiting Information: Wheelchair access to the cemetery with some difficulty. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on telephone number 01628 507200.
    • Location Information: Clichy is a town adjoining the northern boundary of Paris. The Cemetery lies between the Town Hall and the River Seine and is entered from the Rue General Rouget. The Commonwealth War Graves Plot is in the southern quarter of the Cemetery under the south boundary wall.
    • Historical Information: There are now over 200, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 224

    1. COLLIGAN, MICHAEL M GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2666190 26.10.1945
    2. 2719806 James Arthur ROE, 1 Irish Guards
    3. SIMPSON, FRANCIS GEORGE F G GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2616029 20.09.1944
     
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    DIEPPE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY, HAUTOT-SUR-MER
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Seine-Maritime
    • Location Information: From the centre of Dieppe take the Avenue Gambetta and Avenue des Canadiens. Head along the N27 out of Dieppe in the direction of Rouen until the first roundabout where there is a CWGC sign. Go across the roundabout and continue until you reach a second roundabout. Take the first turning right where there is another CWGC sign. Continue until Chemin des Jonquilles, a road on the left. The cemetery is on the right of this road and is clearly visible.
    • Historical Information: The Dieppe Raid of 18-19 August 1942 was the first large scale daylight assault on a strongly held objective on the Continent since the Allied withdrawal of 1940. The objectives of the raid were the destruction the Dieppe defences and neighbouring radar and aerodrome installations, the raiding of a German divisional headquarters close by and the capture of prisoners. The largely Canadian military force undertook the main assault on Dieppe itself, with flanking assaults by Commando units and additional Canadian battalions to the east and west of the town intended to neutralise batteries that commanded the direct approach. Support was provided by more than 250 naval vessels and 69 air squadrons. Only the assaulting parties on the extreme flanks came within reasonable reach of their ambitious objectives and casualties were very heavy, with more than 3,600 of the military force of 6,100 killed, wounded, missing or captured. Naval casualties numbered 550. Many of those who died in the raid are buried at Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, where 948 Commonwealth servicemen of the Second World War are now buried or commemorated, 187 of which are unidentified. There are 7 non Commonwealth and 2 non World War burials here. Other casualties of the raid are at Rouen, where some of the wounded were taken to hospital.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 769

    1. GILLIVER, JOSEPH EDWIN J E GUARDSMAN - Coldstream Guards 2658974 09.05.1940
     
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    DOUAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Nord
    • Visiting Information: Parking is only available in the cemetery on Thursdays and Fridays between 14:00 and 17:00. At any other times, parking in the vicinity of the cemetery may be difficult.
    • Location Information: Douai is a large town about 24 kilometres north-east of Arras and the communal cemetery is on the south-east of the town. From the town centre follow the signs for Denain and Auberchicourt. Traverse the bridge over the main railway line and the civil cemetery is located 45 metres further on to the left. The communal cemetery is located at the very rear of the civil cemetery when viewing from the entrance.
    • Historical Information: Douai was occupied by French troops and the Royal Naval Air Service on the 22nd September, 1914, and captured by the Germans on the 1st October; it remained in enemy hands until the 17th October, 1918. The 42nd Casualty Clearing Station was posted in the town from the 28th October, 1918, to the 25th November, 1919. Douai Communal Cemetery was used during the occupation years of 1914-18 by the Germans for prisoners of war and British, French, Russian, Rumanian and Italian soldiers, as well as German soldiers were buried in it. During the 1939-45 War Douai was in British hands until the German break through in May, 1940. The 1st Corps Headquarters were at Cuincy, on the western edge of the town, from October, 1939 onwards and Douai was one of the towns from which the Allied advance into Belgium was launched early in May, 1940, only to be followed by the collapse of the French and Belgian units and the consequent withdrawal of the British element towards Dunkirk. There are now 222 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war commemorated in this site, 19 being unidentified. There are a further 46 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-1945 war here. There are also 247 French, 113 Russsian and 13 Romanian burials of the 1914-1918 war here.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 605

    1. BENNETT, WALTER NORMAN W N GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2615775 26.02.1940
    2. BOWLES, GEORGE HENRY G H LANCE CORPORAL 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 409812 20.04.1940
     
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    DUNKIRK MEMORIAL
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Nord
    • Visiting Information: Wheelchair access is possible to the cemetery. There is a disabled parking space marked on the road immediately in front of the Dunkirk Memorial, and a slope has been built to allow wheelchair access from the pavement to the memorial and thus Plots IV and V from the First World War and Plots I and II from the Second World War in the cemetery. Plots I, II and III from the First World War, in the main part of the cemetery, are accessible via the Civil Cemetery entrance.
    • Location Information: The Dunkirk Memorial stands at the entrance to the British War Graves Section of Dunkirk Town Cemetery, which lies at the south-eastern corner of the town of Dunkirk, immediately south of the canal and on the road to Veurne (Furnes) in Belgium. On entering the cemetery through the columns of the Dunkirk Memorial, two Commonwealth war graves sections will be seen: Plots IV and V from the First World War and Plots I and II from the Second World War. There is also a further First World War section (Plots I, II and III) in the main part of the cemetery to the right of the main entrance.
    • Historical Information: During the Second World War, Dunkirk was the scene of the historic evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from France in May 1940. The DUNKIRK MEMORIAL stands a the entrance to the Commonwealth War Graves section of Dunkirk Town Cemetery. It commemorates more than 4,500 casualties of the British Expeditionary Force who died in the campaign of 1939-40 or who died in captivity who were captured during this campaign and who have no known grave. The memorial was designed by Philip Hepworth and unveiled by Queen Elizabeth II on 29 June 1957. The engraved glass panel, depicting the evacuation, was designed by John Hutton.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 4508

    1. ADAMSON, GERARD G GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2658531 31.05.1940
    2. ALDRIDGE, CYRIL C WARRANT OFFICER CLASS II (C.S.M.) 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2607409 01.06.1940
    3. 2734183 Benjamin ALEXANDER, 2 Welsh Guards
    4. ALLCROFT, FRANK F GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 4747404 30.05.1940
    5. ALLEN, ROBERT STANLEY R S GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2616496 16.05.1940
    6. ALSTON-ROBERTS-WEST, WILLIAM REGINALD JAMES W R J MAJOR G.H.Q. 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 17833 21.05.1940
    7. ARTHURS, DENNIS FREDERICK D F LANCE CORPORAL 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2615445 02.06.1940
    8. 2734502 Joseph David ASHDOWN, 1 Welsh Guards
    9. BAKER, OLIVER GEORGE O G SERJEANT ATTD. 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 731482 31.05.1940
    10. BEASLEY, JOHN J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2657904 29.05.1940
    11. BENTLEY, EDWARD E GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2615924 BETWEEN 29.05.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    12. 2734210 James Walter BERRY, 1 Welsh Guards
    13. BIRCH, HENRY JOSEPH H J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 829098 BETWEEN 31.05.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    14. BOTTRILL, LEONARD MCALLISTER L M GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2657143 01.06.1940
    15. BOX, WILLIAM THOMAS W T GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2614268 30.05.1940
    16. BRADBURY, SAMUEL S GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2614989 21.05.1940
    17. BREWER, RODNEY R GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2613956 BETWEEN 01.06.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    18. 2734499 Thomas John BRIDGE, 1 Welsh Guards
    19. BRIDLE, CLARENCE ROBERT C R GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2616018 BETWEEN 01.06.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    20. BROWN, GEORGE ALFRED G A GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2615316 21.05.1940
    21. BROWNE, DONALD ROLAND D R GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 6201592 01.06.1940
    22. BROWNE, HENRY AUGUSTUS H A GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2616198 BETWEEN 01.06.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    23. BUGG, WILLIAM HENRY W H GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2613225 BETWEEN 31.05.1940 AND 04.06.1940
    24. BUNCE, GEORGE ROLAND G R COMPANY QUARTERMASTER SERJEANT 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2612364 30.05.1940
    25. BUNN, REGINALD CHARLES HERBERT R C H GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 5111343 13.05.1940
    26. BURNETT, JOHN RONALD J R COMPANY QUARTERMASTER SERJEANT 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2656884 21.05.1940
    27. BUTLER, JOHN J WARRANT OFFICER CLASS II (C.S.M.) 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2609951 01.06.1940
    28. BUTTON, GEORGE G GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 6286759 21.05.1940
    29. CARR, GEORGE G GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2653937 22.05.1940
    30. CATTERMOLE, ALFRED JAMES A J GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2613438 21.05.1940
    31. CHANDLER, HORACE PATRICK H P GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2614706 BETWEEN 01.06.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    32. CHAPMAN, JOHN J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2657248 30.05.1940
    33. CHARTER, THOMAS LESLIE T L GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 862719 01.06.1940
    34. CLARKE, ALFRED HENRY A H GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2612110 BETWEEN 02.06.1940 AND 04.06.1940
    35. COLE, STANLEY WALTER EDWARD S W E GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2616101 22.05.1940
    36. COMBE, ROBERT TRISTRAM R T LIEUTENANT 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 53681 02.06.1940
    37. COOPE, BERNARD B GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2659090 21.05.1940
    38. CORNALL, ROBERT WILLIAM R W GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2615831 BETWEEN 31.05.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    39. CRITCHLOW, GEORGE THOMAS G T GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2613023 16.05.1940
    40. CROWE, REGINALD GILBERT R G GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2656482 30.05.1940
    41. 4191299 Richard William CURTIS, 2 Welsh Guards
    42. DANCE, GEORGE G WARRANT OFFICER CLASS III (P.S.M.) 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 5098453 01.06.1940
    43. DANIELS, DANIEL D GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2614946 21.05.1940
    44. DYE, DOUGLAS WILLIAM D W GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2658601 01.06.1940
    45. EDMONDSON, JOHN WILCOCK J W GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2655592 01.06.1940
    46. EGGINTON, THOMAS WILLIAM T W GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 4857983 01.06.1940
    47. EVANS, HERBERT H GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2612838 01.06.1940
    48. FOX, FRED HANSON F H GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2657190 BETWEEN 01.06.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    49. FROST, ALEXANDER THOMAS A T LANCE CORPORAL 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2653627 BETWEEN 01.06.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    50. 53422 Christopher FURNESS, VC, 1 Welsh Guards
    51. GIBBS, EVANS LLEWELLYN E L CAPTAIN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 36647 01.06.1940
    52. GOOCH, FREDERICK CHARLES F C GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2656333 01.06.1940
    53. GRANDFIELD, LESLIE ERNEST L E GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2616215 21.05.1940
    54. GREIG, TOM EDWARD T E LANCE SERJEANT 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2657873 01.06.1940
    55. 2733158 William George HANCOX, 1 Welsh Guards
    56. HARDWICK, EDWARD JOSEPH E J SERJEANT 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2655287 01.06.1940
    57. HARPER, CLARENCE C GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2568087 04.06.1940
    58. HAWKINS, HERBERT H GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2615954 21.05.1940
    59. HAWTHORN, JOHN J LANCE CORPORAL 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 4448754 02.06.1940
    60. HAZELL, CYRIL MURRAY C M GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2658069 31.05.1940
    61. HILL, HARRY H GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2614938 30.05.1940
    62. HOGGARTH, FREDERICK JAMES F J COMPANY QUARTERMASTER SERJEANT 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2655413 01.06.1940
    63. HORTON, DOUGLAS D CORPORAL 1 ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2658152 30.05.1940
    64. HYDE, FREDERICK RICHARD F R GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2615212 BETWEEN 30.05.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    65. JENNER, DOUGLAS D GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2658153 01.06.1940
    66. 2734987 Robert Francis JONES, 1 Welsh Guards
    67. JONES, RONALD HOWELL R H GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2654087 21.05.1940
    68. 872443 William John JONES, 1 Welsh Guards
    69. JUDE, RONALD SCOTT R S GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2657353 31.05.1940
    70. KEEBLE, ALFRED ARTHUR A A GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 6202660 21.05.1940
    71. LEE, ALEXANDER A GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2654201 31.05.1940
    72. LEWIS, KENNETH K GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2658908 31.05.1940
    73. MAGGS, EDWARD WILLIAM F. E W F SERJEANT 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2614486 01.06.1940
    74. MATTHEWS, LEONARD THOMAS L T LANCE CORPORAL 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2658220 13.05.1940
    75. 2719255 Thomas McDERMOTT, 2 Irish Guards
    76. METCALFE, GORDON G GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2657909 BETWEEN 01.06.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    77. MILTON, FRANCIS ERNEST F E LANCE CORPORAL 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2612089 01.06.1940
    78. MORLE, GEOFFREY JAMES G J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2657655 20.05.1940
    79. MULLIS, THOMAS HENRY T H GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2654137 01.06.1940
    80. MURCOTT, JAMES THOMAS J T LANCE CORPORAL 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2615967 BETWEEN 01.06.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    81. NEWTON, STANLEY S SERJEANT 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 821140 31.05.1940
    82. NICHOLSON, WILFRED W GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2656856 17.05.1940
    83. NIXON, ERNEST E GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2654826 31.05.1940
    84. PARROTT, ALFRED GEORGE EDWARD A G E LANCE SERJEANT 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2615230 BETWEEN 01.06.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    85. PAY, ARTHUR REGINALD A R GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 4802012 01.06.1940
    86. PEAT, GEORGE HENRY G H GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2614425 01.06.1940
    87. PRATT, GEORGE FREDERICK G F GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2655233 31.05.1940
    88. PRESHO, ISSAC IVAN I I GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2657280 01.06.1940
    89. PUGH, LEWIS EDWARD L E CORPORAL 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2658486 BETWEEN 29.05.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    90. 2732783 Herbert RADLEY, 1 Welsh Guards
    91. 2719462 Percy William RAPSON, 2 Irish Guards
    92. REDDISH, ROLAND R GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2616252 BETWEEN 01.06.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    93. REED, STANLEY JOHN S J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2659032 10.05.1940
    94. REYNELL-PACK, HEBER H LIEUTENANT 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 71090 21.05.1940
    95. RICHES, OLIVER GEORGE O G GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2614724 21.05.1940
    96. RIDING, KENNETH K GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2616802 28.05.1940
    97. ROBINSON, FRANK F GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2613868 10.03.1941
    98. ROBINSON, HAROLD JOSEPH PATRICK H J P GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Welsh Guards 2735142 23.05.1940
    99. ROBSON, ARNOLD A GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2658344 BETWEEN 01.06.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    100. 2734427 Ralph Hamilton ROGERS, 1 Welsh Guards
    101. ROULSTONE, LEWIS L GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2615808 24.05.1940
    102. 2730458 Albert John SANDERS, 1 Welsh Guards
    103. SHAW, JAMES DONOVAN J D LANCE CORPORAL 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2045689 BETWEEN 31.05.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    104. SHEPPARD, EDWARD GEORGE E G COMPANY QUARTERMASTER SERJEANT 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2611417 01.06.1940
    105. SHIRREFF, KENNETH K GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 3527915 01.06.1940
    106. SHUFFLEBOTTOM, ALBERT WILSON A W GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2655675 31.05.1940
    107. 2735438 William SMALL, 2 Welsh Guards
    108. SMITH, WILLIAM W LANCE SERJEANT 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2612498 31.05.1940
    109. SPEED, RONALD DOUGLAS ELMER R D E SECOND LIEUTENANT 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 85594 01.06.1940
    110. STONE, HENRY H GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 7590252 28.05.1940
    111. STREETING, ROBERT R GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2657894 01.06.1940
    112. THOMPSON, WILLIAM JOHN W J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2615224 BETWEEN 31.05.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    113. TIERNEY, SAMUEL S GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2658283 BETWEEN 16.05.1940 AND 17.05.1940
    114. TILLOTSON, HARRY H GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2654642 02.06.1940
    115. TINGLE, GEORGE WILLIAM ALFRED G W A GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2612970 29.05.1940
    116. 2719308 Alexander TURISH, 2 Irish Guards
    117. WALKER, FRANK HAMILTON F H GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2615077 01.06.1940
    118. WILLIAMS, JAMES THOMAS GEORGE J T G GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2614943 31.05.1940
    119. 3960279 John James WINSLADE, 1 Welsh Guards
    120. WOODERS, WILLIAM ALBERT W A GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 5333815 BETWEEN 01.06.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    121. WOODLEY, STANLEY STUART S S LANCE CORPORAL 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 5499840 30.05.1940
    122. WOODS, CHARLES WILLIAM C W LANCE CORPORAL 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2613135 01.06.1940
    123. 2733862 Arthur Glyn WRIGHT, 1 Welsh Guards
    124. WRIGHT, WILFRED W GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2614438 BETWEEN 29.05.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    125. YOUNGMAN, CHARLES WILLIAM C W GUARDSMAN - Grenadier Guards 2616362 BETWEEN 01.06.1940 AND 02.06.1940
     
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    DUNKIRK TOWN CEMETERY
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Nord
    • Visiting Information: Wheelchair access is possible to this cemetery. There is a disabled parking space marked on the road immediately in front of the Dunkirk Memorial, and a slope has been built to allow wheelchair access from the pavement to the memorial and thus Plots IV and V from the First World War and Plots I and II from the Second World War in the cemetery. Plots I, II and III from the First World War, in the main part of the cemetery, are accessible via the Civil Cemetery entrance.
    • Location Information: Dunkirk Town Cemetery is at the south-eastern corner of the town of Dunkirk, immediately south of the canal and on the road to Veurne (Furnes) in Belgium. On entering the cemetery through the columns of the Dunkirk Memorial, two Commonwealth war graves sections will be seen: Plots IV and V from the First World War and Plots I and II from the Second World War. There is also a further First World War section (Plots I, II and III) in the main part of the cemetery to the right of the main entrance.
    • Historical Information: Dunkirk witnessed the landing of the British Expeditionary Force in September and October 1914. Throughout the First World War it was a seaplane base and later an American Naval Air Service base. The town was also a French hospital centre and the 8th Canadian Stationary Hospital was there from November 1918 to April 1919. Although an estimated 7,500 shells and bombs fell on the town during the war, ship building and other port activities continued. During the Second World War, Dunkirk was the scene of the historic evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from France in May 1940. DUNKIRK TOWN CEMETERY contains 460 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, ten of them unidentified. The graves are situated in Plots 1 to 3 in the public part of the cemetery to the right of the main entrance, and in Plots 4 and 5 of the Commonwealth War Graves section adjacent to the Dunkirk Memorial. Of the 793 Second World War burials, 213 are unidentified and special memorials are erected to 58 soldiers known to be buried among them. These graves are in Plots 1 and 2 of the section by the Dunkirk Memorial. There are also Czech, Norwegian and Polish war graves within the Commonwealth section, and war graves of other nationalities will be found elsewhere within the cemetery. The DUNKIRK MEMORIAL stands a the entrance to the Commonwealth War Graves section of Dunkirk Town Cemetery. It commemorates more than 4,500 casualties of the British Expeditionary Force who died in the campaign of 1939-40 and who have no known grave. The memorial was designed by Philip Hepworth. The engraved glass panel depicting the evacuation was by John Hutton.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 1040

    1. ATTFIELD, ARTHUR JOHN A J GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 6398344 01.06.1940
    2. BENNETT, JOHN J GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2655372 01.06.1940
    3. CADDY, HARRY H GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2654876 31.05.1940
    4. FUSSEY, ROY LEONARD R L GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2616413 01.06.1940
    5. JONES, FREDERICK ARTHUR F A GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2614786 01.06.1940
    6. KING, HAROLD H GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2655491 BETWEEN 01.06.1940 AND 30.06.1940
    7. MARRIOTT, CECIL C GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2615350 BETWEEN 29.05.1940 AND 02.06.1940
    8. RENNISON, JOHN WILLIAM J W GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2654638 31.05.1940
    9. ROBSON, THOMAS ATKIN T A GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 846889 31.05.1940
    10. RUBIE, ROY R GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Grenadier Guards 2614815 31.05.1940
    11. WILKES, ARTHUR CHARLES A C GUARDSMAN - Grenadier Guards 2614494 10.06.1940
    12. YATES, JIM J GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Coldstream Guards 2656734 01.06.1940
     
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    ECURIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Pas de Calais
    • Location Information: The village of Ecurie is approximately 5 kilometres north of Arras and the Communal Cemetery is on the eastern side of the village. The British graves are on each side of the main path from the entrance to the Calvary at the southern end of the cemetery.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 7

    1. 2734730 Einwyn WILLIAMS, 2 Welsh Guards
    2. 2735480 William Joseph WILLIAMS, 2 Welsh Guards
     
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    ENENCOURT LEAGE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
    • Country: France
    • Locality: Oise
    • Visiting Information:
    • Location Information: Enencourt-Leage is a village and commune 15 miles (24 kilometres) south-west of Beauvais. The cemetery, which lies on the south-west side of the village, on the road from Trie-Chateau to the villages of La Rosse and La Houssoye, contains 1 British soldier's grave near the Calvary in the centre of the main path.
    • No. of Identified Casualties: 1

    1. 2722665 Harold John SCRUTTON, 2 Irish Guards
     
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