War Graves in Uk-Lancashire (1)

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  1. AndyBaldEagle

    AndyBaldEagle Very Senior Member

    War Graves in UK - Lancashire


    Now I have finally got my act together I would be grateful if anyone could assist with providing pictures of headstones from the following cemeteries.A couple of general views of the cemetery/churchyard would also be appreciated.

    Barrow-in-Furness Cemetery

    2.2685 Hill 3451196 RA/2 AL LAA 06/02/1944

    Birch-in-Hopwood (St Mary) Churchyard

    17.7 Tootill 1439013 RAFVR 13/04/1944

    Goodshaw (St Mary & All Saints) Churchyard

    1.E.6 Kerr 1588839 RAFVR 14/03/1944

    Hapton (St Margaret) Churchyard

    IE6. Kerr 1588839 RAFVR 14/03/1944

    Hollinfare

    Grave 49 Simpson 3533663 RCS 7/12/1943

    Liverpool-Anfield

    22.392 Creighton 1948485 RE 10/10/1947

    Liverpool -Kirkdale

    Plot 3 CofE Grave 1617 Armstrong 147883 S/Staffs att AAC 24/7/1942
    Plot 5 Cof E Grave 594 Hewitt 3663336 AAC 31/12/1943
    2. RC. 141 Donovan 1056676 RAFVR 28/04/1944

    Longridge (St Lawrence) Churchyard

    Y7. Woods 14151228 AAC 02/10/1947


    Regards

    Andy
     
  2. CROONAERT

    CROONAERT Ipsissimus

    Burnley

    Grave NE 10540 Hopkinson 338440 AAC 17/5/1944



    I've got every CWGC headstone in Burnley cem - here's your man.

    (If any more from Burnley are needed, you'll find most (I never did get around to putting the remainder on this website) here... Home        Back

    (Hopkinson is on P.1)

    Dave
     

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  3. AndyBaldEagle

    AndyBaldEagle Very Senior Member

    Dave

    Thanks a lot, most appreciated, one more from the lengthy list!

    Regards

    Andy
     
  4. kfz

    kfz Very Senior Member

    Where is liverpool FORD RC?

    Kev
     
  5. AndyBaldEagle

    AndyBaldEagle Very Senior Member

    Kev

    Taken from CWGC
    Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery
    The cemetery is beyond Litherland, on the road to Maghull, adjoining the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

    Hope that helps

    Andy
     
  6. CROONAERT

    CROONAERT Ipsissimus

    Andy - found another pic of Hopkinson's grave. Unfortunately , he has no obit. in the Burnley Express.

    On the other hand - the one which you PM'd me about doesn't have a CWGC headstone, but he does have an obit...
     

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  7. kfz

    kfz Very Senior Member

    only got 2 Rc churches in Litherland
    St. Elizabeth R.C Church

    Webster St, Litherland, Liverpool, Merseyside L21 8JH
    Tel: 0151 922 3820
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    School Lane, Litherland, Liverpool, Merseyside L21 7LX
     
  8. CROONAERT

    CROONAERT Ipsissimus

    the one which you PM'd me about doesn't have a CWGC headstone,...



    Decided to take a little stroll... ...Renfrey's grave...
     

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  9. AndyBaldEagle

    AndyBaldEagle Very Senior Member

    Dave
    You are a star
    Thanks again

    Andy
     
  10. spidge

    spidge RAAF RESEARCHER

    There are (6) RAAF lads and (1) Australian in the RAF still to be photographed in Lancashire. If you can take a photograph of the headstone or know someone that can, please let me know.

    ALL COMPLETED - Thank you to all.

    PORTER, JOHN ROBERT BYRON Flying Officer 420263 126sq 14/09/1944 26 Royal Australian Air Force Australian Sec. F. Grave 178. BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CEMETERY

    GRAHAM, WILLIAM ARTHUR Warrant Officer 421205 518sq 16/08/1944 21 Royal Australian Air Force Australian Sec. F. Grave 440. DALTON-IN-FURNESS CEMETERY

    WILLIAMS, JAMES Flight Sergeant 415709 20 O T U 23/01/1944 33 Royal Australian Air Force Australian Sec. 21. C. of E. Grave 509. LIVERPOOL (ANFIELD) CEMETERY

    HERON, ROYAL GEORGE Sergeant 404820 50sq 21/01/1942 25 Royal Australian Air Force Australian Sec. Q. Grave 204. MANCHESTER SOUTHERN CEMETERY

    ECCLES, JOHN STOPPARD Sergeant 414664 27 O T U RAF 11/01/1943 20 Royal Australian Air Force Australian Sec. 28. Grave 59. SALFORD (AGECROFT) CEMETERY

    WALLWORK, RALPH STANLEY Sergeant 400360 142sq RAF 24/07/1941 24 Royal Australian Air Force Australian Sec. J. Grave 2351. SALFORD (WEASTE) CEMETERY

    TILL, ERNEST FLEETWOOD STREET Flying Officer 157020 20/06/1944 34 Royal Air Force UK Sec. K. Grave 144. SOUTHPORT (BIRKDALE) CEMETERY
     
  11. kfz

    kfz Very Senior Member

    Pearce and Bownrig, NOT CWGC heastones, pretty hard to find. Allerton is huge too.
     

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  12. kfz

    kfz Very Senior Member

    :poppy::poppy::poppy::poppy:
     

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  13. AndyBaldEagle

    AndyBaldEagle Very Senior Member

    Kev
    You are a star. thanks for those!

    Andy
     
  14. kfz

    kfz Very Senior Member

    Kev
    You are a star. thanks for those!

    Andy
    ]

    Your welcome, Give us some rep :p. Tons of intertesting ones in Allerton. Lots of RN and Merch ones, with ships names.

    Kev
     
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  15. AndyBaldEagle

    AndyBaldEagle Very Senior Member

    I think I may have missed one off the list as well! I can well understand about the RN and merchant ones, didnt the arctic onvoys start from up there?

    Andy
     
  16. FOSSIL

    FOSSIL Member

    Anybody able to help with the following, would be appreciated

    Pete

    St Mary Churchyard, Knowsley.
    Spr Richard Norris, 22 Bomb Disposal Company, NW Left of Entrance. Completed by kfz, with thanks

    Manchester Southern Cemetery.
    Spr William Arthur Archer, 2 Bomb Disposal Company, 10/10/40, Sec N Non Conformist Grave 749.

    Spr James Frances, 3 Bomb Disposal Company, 26/09/40, Sec V.C of E Grave 1478.

    Spr Leonard Watts, 32 Bomb Disposal Section, 20/09/40, Sec H.R.C Grave 1033.

    Lt John Percy Walton, George Medal. 01/04/42. Sec I R.C Grave 1244

    New Hall Cemetery Preston.
    Cpl John Miller Cowper Wood, 11 Bomb Disposal Company, 23/03/46 Sec W.C of E Grave 420.

    St James Churchyard, Calderbrook.
    Spr William Birtwhistle, 21/12/40, Row 20 Grave 16.

    St Mary Churchyard, Deane, Bolton.
    Cpl James William Hainey, 16 Bomb Disposal Company, 07/05/41, Sec A.L Grave 5.

    Weaste Cemetery Salford.
    Spr Frederick Hickford, 2 Bomb Disposal Company, 11/02/41, Sec A3 Grave 317.

    St Josephs RC Cemetery, Moston, Manchester.
    Spr Michael Blackburne, 6 Bomb Disposal Company, 27/03/41, St James Sec Grave 1170.

    L/Cpl Wilfred Hanlon, 10 Bomb Disposal Company, 15/12/41, St Teresa Sec Grave 561.

    St Josephs, Wrightington.
    Stuart Atkins, 16 Bomb Disposal Company, 24/08/46, Grave 318.

    Stretford Cemetery.
    Cpl George Mundy, 32 Bomb Disposal Section, 20/09/40, Sec PL Grave 445.

    Trawden Methodist Cemetery.
    Spr Jim Buchanan, 12 Bomb Disposal Company, 30/09/43, Sec B Grave 90
     
  17. kfz

    kfz Very Senior Member

    There are (7) RAAF lads and (1) Australian in the RAF still to be photographed in Lancashire. If you can take a photograph of the headstone or know someone that can, please let me know.

    <TABLE style="WIDTH: 946pt; BORDER-COLLAPSE: collapse" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=1262 border=0 x:str=""><COLGROUP><COL style="WIDTH: 206pt" width=275><COL style="WIDTH: 142pt" width=189><COL style="WIDTH: 53pt" width=71><COL style="WIDTH: 47pt" width=63><COL style="WIDTH: 179pt" width=239><COL style="WIDTH: 319pt" width=425><TBODY><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl26 style="WIDTH: 206pt; HEIGHT: 12.75pt" width=275 height=17 x:str="PORTER, JOHN ROBERT BYRON ">PORTER, JORT BYRON </TD><TD class=xl28 style="BORDER-LEFT: medium none; WIDTH: 142pt" width=189>126sq</TD><TD class=xl27 style="BORDER-LEFT: medium none; WIDTH: 53pt" width=71 x:num="16329">14/09/1944</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-LEFT: medium none; WIDTH: 47pt" width=63>RAAF</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-LEFT: medium none; WIDTH: 179pt" width=239>Sec. F. Grave 178.</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-LEFT: medium none; WIDTH: 319pt" width=425>BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CEMETERY</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17 x:str="GRAHAM, WILLIAM ARTHUR ">GRAHAM, WILLIAM ARTHUR </TD><TD class=xl28 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">518sq</TD><TD class=xl27 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none" x:num="16300">16/08/1944</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">RAAF</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">Sec. F. Grave 440.</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">DALTON-IN-FURNESS CEMETERY</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17 x:str="WILLIAMS, JAMES ">WILLIAMS, JAMES </TD><TD class=xl28 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">20 O T U</TD><TD class=xl27 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none" x:num="16094">23/01/1944</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">RAAF</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">Sec. 21. C. of E. Grave 509.</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">LIVERPOOL (ANFIELD) CEMETERY</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17 x:str="HERON, ROYAL GEORGE ">HERON, ROYAL GEORGE </TD><TD class=xl28 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">50sq</TD><TD class=xl27 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none" x:num="15362">21/01/1942</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">RAAF</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">Sec. Q. Grave 204.</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">MANCHESTER SOUTHERN CEMETERY</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17 x:str="ECCLES, JOHN STOPPARD ">ECCLES, JOHN STOPPARD </TD><TD class=xl28 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">27 O T U RAF</TD><TD class=xl27 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none" x:num="15717">11/01/1943</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">RAAF</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">Sec. 28. Grave 59.</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">SALFORD (AGECROFT) CEMETERY</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17 x:str="WALLWORK, RALPH STANLEY ">WALLWORK, RALPH STANLEY </TD><TD class=xl28 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">142sq RAF</TD><TD class=xl27 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none" x:num="15181">24/07/1941</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">RAAF</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">Sec. J. Grave 2351.</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">SALFORD (WEASTE) CEMETERY</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17 x:str="TILL, ERNEST FLEETWOOD STREET ">TILL, ERNEST FLEETWOOD STREET </TD><TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none"></TD><TD class=xl25 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none" x:num="16243">20/06/1944</TD><TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">RAF</TD><TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">Sec. K. Grave 144.</TD><TD class=xl24 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">SOUTHPORT (BIRKDALE) CEMETERY</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; HEIGHT: 12.75pt" height=17 x:str="BOYLE, DANIEL PATRICK ">BOYLE, DANIEL PATRICK </TD><TD class=xl28 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">30 O T U RAF</TD><TD class=xl27 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none" x:num="15841">15/05/1943</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">RAAF</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">Sec. 14. Grave 411.</TD><TD class=xl26 style="BORDER-TOP: medium none; BORDER-LEFT: medium none">ST. HELENS CEMETERY</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>


    Boyle Patrick isnt comming up on Geoffs search engine Spidge, Do you have his service number, its always easier at the cemetary if you have the print from the CWGC for the grave diggers they beleive you then. Esp at some of these enormas Liverpool cemeteries.
     
  18. kfz

    kfz Very Senior Member

    Boyle Patrick isnt comming up on Geoffs search engine Spidge, Do you have his service number, its always easier at the cemetary if you have the print from the CWGC for the grave diggers they beleive you then. Esp at some of these enormas Liverpool cemeteries.


    ah i got him

    <TABLE class=datatable cellSpacing=1 cellPadding=2 width="97%" align=center border=0><TBODY><TR id=tr_name><TH vAlign=top align=right width="30%">Name:</TH><TD id=td_name>BOYLE, DANIEL PATRICK</TD></TR><TR id=tr_initials><TH vAlign=top align=right width="30%">Initials:</TH><TD id=td_initials>D P</TD></TR><TR id=tr_nationality><TH vAlign=top align=right width="30%">Nationality:</TH><TD id=td_nationality>Australian</TD></TR><TR id=tr_rank><TH vAlign=top align=right width="30%">Rank:</TH><TD id=td_rank>Flight Sergeant</TD></TR><TR id=tr_regiment><TH vAlign=top align=right width="30%">Regiment/Service:</TH><TD id=td_regiment>Royal Australian Air Force</TD></TR><!-- <tr> <td vAlign="top" align="left" width="30%">Force:</td> <td id="td_force"></td> </tr>--><TR id=tr_age><TH vAlign=top align=right width="30%">Age:</TH><TD id=td_age>24</TD></TR><TR id=tr_death><TH vAlign=top align=right width="30%">Date of Death:</TH><TD id=td_death>15/05/1943</TD></TR><TR id=tr_service><TH vAlign=top align=right width="30%">Service No:</TH><TD id=td_service>409500</TD></TR><TR id=tr_information><TH vAlign=top align=right width="30%">Additional information:</TH><TD id=td_information>Son of Daniel Francis and Margaret Mary Boyle; husband of Nellie Rosendale Boyle, of Richmond, Victoria, Australia.</TD></TR><TR id=tr_type><TH vAlign=top align=right width="30%">Casualty Type:</TH><TD id=td_type>Commonwealth War Dead</TD></TR><TR id=tr_grave><TH vAlign=top align=right width="30%">Grave/Memorial Reference:</TH><TD id=td_grave>Sec. 14. Grave 411.</TD></TR><TR id=tr_cemetery><TH vAlign=top align=right width="30%">Cemetery:</TH><TD id=td_cemetery>ST. HELENS CEMETERY</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>
     
  19. spidge

    spidge RAAF RESEARCHER

    Hi kfz,

    All my info is straight off the CWGC site however wit multiples it takes up too much room so I drop out a few lines.

    Do you have the numbers of the other lads?


    Cheers

    Geoff
     
  20. kfz

    kfz Very Senior Member

    Hi kfz,

    All my info is straight off the CWGC site however wit multiples it takes up too much room so I drop out a few lines.

    Do you have the numbers of the other lads?


    Cheers

    Geoff


    Geoff,

    Dont worry, if i get stuck will let you know.

    Kev
     

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