Service women's War Grave Photos for reference (previously entitled FAO Tonym)

Discussion in 'War Grave Photographs' started by englandphil, Jul 14, 2009.

  1. PaulC

    PaulC Member

    Just spotted the name "Mabel Drinkwater" with the WW1 names on Oldham war memorial. No idea who she was.
     

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  2. PaulC

    PaulC Member

    YOUNG, Nicola Marie
    Rank: WMEM(L)1
    Service: Royal Navy
    Service Number: W141558H
    Ship: HMS Coventry
    Date of Birth: 07 August 1973
    Age: 20
    Date of Death: 25 May 1994
    Cemetery Name: St Lukes Churchyard
    Cemetery Address: Lodge Road, Orrell, Wigan, Lancashire
    Grave Number: 609
    Included on Armed Forces Memorial: No
    Included on Roll of Honour: Yes

    Also a plaque on a bench in the same churchyard.
     

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  3. PaulC

    PaulC Member

    BRYANT, Sarah Louise
    Rank: Cpl
    Service: Army
    Service Number: W1046062
    Regiment/Corps: INT CORPS
    Date of Birth: 17 December 1981
    Age: 26
    Date of Death: 17 June 2008
    Cemetery Name: Wetheral Cemetery
    Cemetery Address: Ashgate Lane, Carlisle, Cumbria
    Grave Section: G
    Grave Row: Ward 6
    Grave Number: 1
    Included on Armed Forces Memorial: Yes
    Included on Roll of Honour: Yes

    Also a plaque on a bench in the same cemetery, close to the grave.

    See also the following war memorials which I've posted elsewhere on the forum:
    Wetheral
    Burscough
     

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  4. Tonym

    Tonym WW2 Veteran WW2 Veteran

    Thanks Paul

    Interesting group will study them later

    Tony
     
  5. ClankyPencil

    ClankyPencil Senior Member

    DICKINSON, MAY

    Rank: Aircraftwoman 1st Class
    Service No: 438310
    Date of Death: 12/08/1943
    Age: 22
    Regiment/Service: Women's Auxiliary Air Force
    Grave Reference: Sec. A. Grave 163.
    Cemetery: MANCHESTER (GORTON) CEMETERY

    Additional Information:
    Daughter of Alice Dickinson, of West Gorton, Manchester.
     

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  6. Tonym

    Tonym WW2 Veteran WW2 Veteran

    Thanks again ClankyP

    Tony
     
  7. PaulC

    PaulC Member

    HIGGS, ELSIE
    Rank: Private
    Service No: W/52953
    Date of Death: 09/03/1942
    Age: 18
    Regiment/Service: Auxiliary Territorial Service
    Grave Reference: Sec. J. Grave 262.
    Cemetery: MANCHESTER (GORTON) CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Daughter of Frederick and Esther Hannah Higgs, of Gorton, Manchester.
     

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  8. PaulC

    PaulC Member

    SMITH, F E
    Rank: Staff Nurse
    Service No: 2/ResS/1235
    Date of Death: 01/07/1918
    Regiment/Service: Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service, Military Hosp. (Aylesbury)
    Grave Reference: P. C.E. 140.
    Cemetery: MANCHESTER (GORTON) CEMETERY
     

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  9. PaulC

    PaulC Member

    Already posted above by ClankyPencil, but here's my photo for May Dickinson anyway. There's another ATS at Gorton, Lilian Watling, but the photos I took aren't much good.
     

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  10. Tonym

    Tonym WW2 Veteran WW2 Veteran

    Paul

    Excellent, most grateful

    Tony
     
  11. PaulC

    PaulC Member

    A couple of headstones I was able to get earlier today...

    WATLING, LILIAN
    Rank: Private
    Service No: W/144551
    Date of Death: 06/03/1944
    Age: 24
    Regiment/Service: Auxiliary Territorial Service
    Grave Reference: Sec. A. Grave 237.
    Cemetery: MANCHESTER (GORTON) CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Daughter of Frank and Evelyn Richards, of Manchester; wife of Harold Watling, of Gorton, Manchester.
     

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  12. PaulC

    PaulC Member

    WALKER, MARGARET
    Rank: Private
    Service No: W/170587
    Date of Death: 05/10/1945
    Age: 33
    Regiment/Service: Auxiliary Territorial Service
    Grave Reference: Sec. C.C.9. Grave 412.
    Cemetery: HINDLEY CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Daughter of Arthur and Elizabeth Walker, of Hindley.
     

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  13. The Cooler King

    The Cooler King Elite Member

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  14. Tonym

    Tonym WW2 Veteran WW2 Veteran

    Paulc & Cooler King

    Most grateful, well done

    Tony
     
  15. PaulC

    PaulC Member

    Hi Tony, have you come across this one before?

    KNAPP, WINIFRED ELLEN
    Rank: Aircraftwoman 2nd Class
    Service No: 2029508
    Date of Death: 31/07/1943
    Age: 21
    Regiment/Service: Women's Auxiliary Air Force, 953 Balloon Sqdn.
    Cemetery: HORSTED KEYNES (ST. GILES) CHURCHYARD
    Additional Information: Daughter of Albert Edward and Kate Annie Standing, of Horsted Keynes; wife of Gnr. Ronald Knapp, Royal Artillery, who was killed in the same incident.

    She is buried in the same grave as her husband. I've only read about it online, there are some photos and info at the folowing sites:

    http://www.derekhayward.co.uk/BluebellRailway-1/Photographic-Tours/St-Giles-Church-Horsted-Keynes/28954062_q6mwCg#!p=2&n=10
    http://www.horstedkeynes.com/tragedy.html
     
  16. Tonym

    Tonym WW2 Veteran WW2 Veteran

    Thanks Paul

    I only had her CWGC details on record so most grateful for for your post,

    Tony
     
  17. nicks

    nicks Very Senior Member

    ROBERTS, DOROTHY FLORENCE MONICA
    Rank: Aircraftwoman 1st Class
    Service No: 2052724
    Date of Death: 27/04/1942
    Age: 42
    Regiment/Service: Women's Auxiliary Air Force
    Grave Reference: Grave 108.
    Cemetery: COLERNE (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) CHURCHYARD
    Additional Information: Wife of T. Roberts, of Hawarden, Flintshire.
     

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  18. Tonym

    Tonym WW2 Veteran WW2 Veteran

    Thanks nicks

    Nice one, well done

    Tony
     
  19. PaulC

    PaulC Member

    CUMMINS, DOROTHY
    Rank: Aircraftwoman 1st Class
    Service No: 2087652
    Date of Death: 14/12/1945
    Age: 22
    Regiment/Service: Women's Auxiliary Air Force
    Grave Reference: Sec. A.C. Grave 219.
    Cemetery: LIVERPOOL (FORD) ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY
     

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  20. PaulC

    PaulC Member

    WILLIAMS, MARGARET
    Rank: Private
    Service No: W/244313
    Date of Death: 03/04/1944
    Age: 32
    Regiment/Service: Auxiliary Territorial Service
    Grave Reference: Sec. A.B. Grave 315.
    Cemetery: LIVERPOOL (FORD) ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Daughter of George and Margaret Williams, of Liverpool.
     

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