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St George's Memorial Church
Their New Bells
Under the inspiration, driving force and dedication of Alan Regin, St George’s Memorial Church now has a new set of bells and these, in comparison to those they replaced, are capable of being rung.

Alan has been Steward of the Central Council Rolls of Honour for several years. He has worked hard to ensure that the rolls are as complete as possible, to the extent that an additional volume was required. He is also responsible for most of the photos and other additional material now forming part of the online version of the Rolls of Honour having visited many of the war cemeteries and memorials around the world where ringers are commemorated (or for some of the more distant ones, such as Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands, persuading other ringers to visit and take photographs when their trips took them nearby). During the centenary period he has organised publication in The Ringing World of monthly lists of ringing casualties for that month a century ago, and been a member of the band for many of the peal and quarter peal attempts organised to commemorate those ringers who lost their lives. It was of particular pleasure to read that Alan’s devotion to campanology has been recognised in the 2018 New Year Honours List and awarded an MBE.

I was delighted to be able to assist with the organization of the delivery of the bells in Ypres but it was not a solo effort. A great deal of help was provided by a host of good people in Ypres that included:
Schepen Verschoore from Ypres Town Council and a member of his staff, Peter Slosse;
Benoit Mottrie, Chairman of the Last Post Association;
Unloading the vehicles at Tyne Cot was arranged by Steven Vandenbussche;
The storage of the vehicles in the Infantry Barracks in Ypres was organised by Kolonel Christophe Onraet and his colleagues on site, Lieutenant Kolonel Carol Vermeulen and members of his staff.

A new ring of 8 bells which have been cast at the world famous bell foundry of John Taylor & Co in Loughborough for St George's Memorial Church in Ypres arrived in Ypres on Tuesday 30th August.

They left Loughborough on Tuesday 22nd August on First World War Dennis and Thornycroft army lorries owned by John Arthur and John Marshall from North Yorkshire. Richard Cockcroft assisted with the driving of the vehicles. Road transport was provided by Stuart Ritchie of E & N Ritchie Hauliers, Co Durham. The bells and lorries were part of the World War One commemorative display at the Great Dorset Steam Fair (from 24th to 28th August inclusive). The Great Dorset Steam Fair sponsored the road transport costs from Loughborough, Leicestershire, to the Great Dorset Steam Fair and then onto Ypres.

The bells and the lorries programme was:

Wednesday 30th August 2017

The Bells will be in Belgium and will travel from Tyne Cot Cemetery to the Menin Gate on the Dennis & Thornycroft lorries were present at the Last Post Ceremony at 8.00pm. The route and timings were:
2.30pm - 4.30pm Tyne Cot Cemetery Parking area
5.10pm - 5.35pm Hooge Crater Cemetery
5.50pm - 6.25pm Perth Cemetery (China Wall)
6.40pm - 7.15pm Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm)
7.30pm                    Arrive at Menin Gate
8.00pm                   Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate  
8.30pm                   Depart Menin Gate       

Thursday 31st August 2017
The Bells travel to St George's Memorial Church on the Dennis & Thornycroft lorries via Ypres Reservoir Cemetery and the Grote Markt, before arriving at the Church:
09.45am – 10.10am Ypres Reservoir Cemetery
10.20am – 10.50am The Grote Markt
11.00am                       Arrive at St George’s Memorial Church

At 5.00pm a special service was held in St George's Memorial Church where the bells were dedicated on the floor of the Church.

The fine tower of St George’s Memorial Church was built to contain change ringing bells, bells controlled by rope and wheel that turn through 360 degrees when they are rung and will be the first of their kind in Belgium. The inscriptions on the bells follow the same pattern of individual or group commemoration found in the church. Each bell has a Poppy motif cast around the shoulder.

The bells were hung in the tower during September and then other work in the tower was completed ready for the final dedication service which was held on:

Sunday 22nd October 2017

The bells were dedicated in the tower at a special service starting at 11.00am. The service was conducted by The Rt. Revd Dr Robert Innes, Bishop in Europe.

Handbells
A set of 16 Victorian handbells that belonged to a Great War Veteran have been donated to the project by John Coles. These will be fully restored by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry and be available to local and visiting ringers.

Memorial Book

Timothy Noad, professional illuminator and calligrapher, has been commissioned to create a Memorial Book that will be on display in the newly panelled ringing room. Each of the 64 inscriptions on the bells will be recorded in the book together with details of the donors.
The Knott Brothers
Captain Henry Basil Knott
9th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers
Died on Tuesday 7th September 1915, aged 24
Grave reference V. B. 16, Ypres Town Cemetery.

Basil was born at the Manor House, Newcastle, on Thursday 5th February 1891, younger son of Sir James Knott, 1st Baronet, and Lady Margaret Knott, of Close House, Wylamon-Tyne, who was Member of Parliament for Sunderland in 1910. He was educated privately followed by Eton College as a member of Mr Arthur Conolly Gage Heygate’s House, leaving in 1910. He became a Director in the family shipping company, the Prince Line of Newcastle.
At the outbreak of war Basil volunteered and was commissioned in September 1914 and went into training with his brother at Bovington. He was promoted to Captain and left for Boulogne, France on Thursday 15th July 1915 on the SS Invicta. Basil was sent to northern France to complete his training before crossing the border to begin tours of duty in the front line.
Henry was in action at the Bois Carré, Vierstraat, and was mortally wounded in the head by a rifle bullet and was taken to No 10 Casualty Clearing Station at ‘Remy Sidings’ where he died the next day, and was buried in Poperinghe New Cemetery.
Henry left an estate of £20,196 13s 8d (approximately £1,691,255.00 today).
His father, Sir James, disposed of his company by the end of 1916 after the death of Basil’s brother, Jim and moved to Jersey. It was his wish to have the bodies of both his sons brought back to England but the authorities would not bend, despite him using all the connections and influence he had. Finally, they agreed that both boys would be buried next to each other, and so Basil was exhumed and moved to Ypres Reservoir and his brother brought from Fricourt, France.
There are buried now next to each and both graves carry the same inscription: “Devoted in life, in death not divided”.
Basil and Jim Knott are commemorated on many memorials raised their memory. They include:
In the porch of St George’s Memorial Church, Ypres, there are three plaques to the Knott family including one to their father who donated large sums of money to the church. A trust fund in his memory was created that still operates to this day: www.knott-trust.co.uk
The inscriptions in St George’s Memorial Church read:
“To the glory of God and in memory of his two sons killed in action. Major James Leadbitter Knott, DSO, 10th West Yorkshire Regiment, Captain Henry Basil Knott, 9th Northumberland Fusiliers. This tower was given by Sir James Knott. MDCCCCXXVIIII.”
“To the glory of God and in memory Major James Leadbitter Knott, DSO, 10th West Yorkshire Regiment, Captain Henry Basil Knott, 9th Northumberland Fusiliers, killed in action the bells in this tower were consecrated 11th November 1997.”
They are commemorated at Collercoats, Heddon, and Wylam, a memorial park at Heddon was created by their father. In St James and St Basil, Fenham, Newcastle, a pair of stained glass window show each brother in uniform.
He was recorded in Debretts Obituary — War Roll of Honour published in the 1921 edition.
His eldest brother, Thomas, who was working in New Zealand at the outbreak of war, served during the war and survived. He succeeded to the title and lived in Courtland, Exmouth, Devon.
For further information, see ‘A History of the Knott Family’ by Joan R Duckett, and ‘Pride of the Princes - History of The Prince Line’ by Norman L Middlemiss.

Major James Leadbitter ‘Jim’ Knott, DSO
10th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own)
Died on Saturday 1st July 1916, aged 33
Grave reference V. B. 15, Ypres Town Cemetery.


Citation for the Distinguished Service Order, London Gazette, Saturday 3rd June 1916:
“War Office, 3 Jun. 1916. His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to approve of the undermentioned rewards for distinguished service in the field, dated 3 June, 1916.” His name is listed below.

Jim was born on Saturday 2nd December 1882, elder son of Sir James Knott, 1st Baronet, and Lady Margaret Knott, of Close House, Wylamon-Tyne, who was Member of Parliament for Sunderland in 1910. He was educated at Eton College as a member of the Reverend Henry Daman’s and Mr Hugh Vibart Macnaghten’s Houses, leaving in 1900 and then travelled extensively in North America. He was appointed Deputy Managing Director to his father in The Prince Line, a shipping company in Newcastle.
Like his father, Jim took a great interest in politics and was selected as the Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Liberal-held constituency of Hyde. In 1916 a by-election was called in the seat but Jim gave up the opportunity of being the candidate so that he could remain at the front.
At the outbreak of war Jim volunteered and was gazetted and went into training with his brother at Bovington. He was promoted to Captain on Saturday 21st November 1914.
Early on Wednesday 14th July 1915 Jim arrived in Boulogne and entrained at 3.50pm for Lumbres. He marched with his men to billets in the Ouve area. Jim marched to Arques on Sunday 18th and after resting overnight moved to Steenvoorde. After the tiring march all ranks were delighted to have two days rest before continuing the march across the Belgian border to La Clytte, arriving in the early hours of Friday 23rd. All ranks were sent into the trenches in front of Kemmel for practical training with experienced, battle-hardened troops. On Monday 26th Private Arthur Hall was mortally wounded and died the next day; he was the first to be killed from the Battalion that brought home to everyone the reality of the Western Front — he is buried in Westouter Churchyard and Extension.
The Battalion began its first tour of duty in its own right on Monday 2nd August in the line between the Vierstraat to Wytschaete road and the Verbrandenmolen. At 10.45am a bombardment of the line began and at 11.10am the enemy blew a mine close to ‘B’ Company that wounded Lieutenant Maidlow and four of his men, however two German soldiers were killed! A week later Jim transferred north to support an attack at Hooge. A welcome break from the front line came early on Saturday 14th August when Jim arrived in La Clytte for twelve days of rest and training. When not instructing or organising his mens activities Jim was able to visit Bailleul and enjoy the cafés, concerts, restaurants and other facilities that abounded in the town. The reality of the Western Front returned on Thursday 26th when he marched with his men from La Clytte to relieve the Border Regiment in the front line near ‘Dead Dog Farm’, St Eloi.
The Battalion remained in the sector until the end of October when they were sent to Hooge that was described: “The trenches taken over were in a very bad condition. They had all suffered heavily from both our own and the enemy’s shellfire during the fighting between the end of July and the 25th September. Several trenches had been entirely destroyed and in the support and reserve lines it had not been possible to reconstruct them. North of the Menin Road the trenches varied from 80 to 20 yards distant from the enemy’s front trenches. The large crater blown up on June 10th, when the 3rd Division attacked, is 80 feet across and 40 deep. The inside has been constantly shelled and some hundreds of men are buried in it. On the line south of the Menin Road there is a gap of 200 feet between C.1 and C.3 trenches. It has never been possible to reconstruct the intervening trench C.2 as it is constantly destroyed by enemy fire. Zouave Wood is a mass of debris and broken trees. The enemy opposite are Wurtemburgers and regiments from Alsace.” Jim was relieved on Monday 1st November; he spent the rest of the month on tours of duty in the sector. The first ten days of December were spent in reserve at ‘York Huts’ before returning to Hooge for a tour. Jim and his men were looking forward to some rest in their camp at Busseboom, where they had arrived on Wednesday 15th December, but due to a gas attack they were stood to. Christmas Day was spent out of the line but Jim was back on duty in the trenches on Boxing Day where a raid was countered later in the evening.
Jim left the trenches of the Salient on Friday 7th January 1916 and after a series of marches with his men took them to Ruminghem where training continued until Saturday 5th February. He returned to a camp in Reninghelst on Monday 7th, a week later Jim was about to march to the line at St Eloi when the enemy blew a mine under ‘The Bluff’ so the relief was postponed. It was not until 6.00pm did the Battalion relieve the 10th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. Jim continued fighting in the sector and on Monday 28th February the Brigade Diary recorded: “10th West Yorkshire’s Intelligence Officer has sent in reports of considerable value as to the enemy’s works on the Bluff, which has enabled the artillery to destroy them. This officer, and the Intelligence Officer of the 7th Yorkshires, also discovered some enemy strong points opposite the trenches held by their Regiments. These are being destroyed by the siege battery.” Following a terrific bombardment on Wednesday 1st March the Battalion was involved in a fierce fight and lost one hundred and twenty officers and men, killed and wounded.
Active service in Belgium ended on Sunday 12th March; Jim was moved to the Armentières sector a week later where he remained until being sent south on Friday 12th May to train at Bayenghem for the Battle of the Somme. The first main action that Jim would take part in was at Fricourt, as described in the Divisional Diary: “As Fricourt Village and Wood had been excluded from attack in the first phase of operations, it was decided to cover the right flank of the 21st Division, by occupying the north edge of Fricourt village as far as Red Cottage and Lonely Copse. This attack was allotted to the 50th Infantry Brigade, which was therefore detached and placed under the orders of the G.O.C., 21st Division, and under his orders this brigade took over the trenches opposite Fricourt Village, with instructions to advance against their objective at 7.30 a.m. on the 1st July.”
The Battalion received the following order for the attack: “The 7th Yorkshire Regiment will assault on a front from the Wing Corner to south side of German Tambour in conjunction with the 22nd Brigade on the right, with the following objectives:
(1)    Of clearing up to the eastern edge of Fricourt Village from Well Lane to Cottage Trench and Cottage Trench to Willow Avenue, there joining with the 22nd Brigade (7th Division). On reaching this objective the Battalion will re-organize with the objective of
(2)    Clearing Fricourt Wood as far as Willow Trench and the track leading N.N.E. to X.28.C.8.0 as soon as the barrage on the west front of Fricourt Wood lifts (i.e. 2nd Zero plus fifteen minutes from S.W. edge of wood and 2nd Zero plus one hour forty-five minutes from a parallel line 150 yards back from edge of wood).
The 10th West Yorkshire Regiment will co-operate with the 7th Yorkshire Regiment against both objectives.
The boundary between the two battalions will be —
(1)    Through Fricourt village:- The line of trenches running from the junction of Hare Lane and Red Trench to Well Lane at F.3.b. central,
(2)    Through Fricourt Wood:- Roughly the line of clearing running N.E. through the middle of the wood.”

At 7.30am Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Dickson and Jim (his Second in Command) led the third and fourth companies forward only to be cut down by machine gun fire, they and most of their men were killed.
The War diary reads: “On 1st July 1916 at 7.30 a.m. the Battalion took part in the grand assault. Casualties were very heavy, chiefly, caused by machine guns which enfiladed our left flank and were so deadly that the third and fourth lines failed to get across ‘No Man’s Land’, resulting in 22 Officer casualties, including the Commanding Officer, Lt.-Col. Dickson and Major J. L. Knott, Second in Command were both killed and approximately 750 other ranks.”   
Jim was originally buried alongside Lieutenant Colonel Dickson in Fricourt New Military Cemetery. After the war he was reburied with his brother, see above.
A letter that Jim wrote home the day he was killed is displayed in the West Yorkshire Regiment Memorial Chapel in York Minster. The envelope was marked: “This letter is only to be sent to my father in the event of my death before 15 July 1916.” The letter reads:
British Army in the Field
1 July 1916
My dearest Father and Mother,
If you are reading this letter is means that this war has demanded the extreme sacrifice from me, and my object in writing is to bring you as far as I can, some measure of consolation and courage and patience to bear your sorrow.
It is not in any sense a message from the grave because whatever I may or may not doubt, I have very complete faith in the Life Eternal.
I know that I will be with you when you are reading this, and I want you to realise, and always remember that, although Providence has been decided that I may not return to you in the flesh, that I shall be always with you in the Spirit sharing your joys and sorrows.
I feel compelled by my knowledge of you both to write this, because my own great anxiety at the present time is the possibility of your collapse if I follow ‘Pomp’.
Momentous events are looming up and I have a premonition that I may not return to you. I have been dreaming of Basil recently, and I have an indistinct recollection of a letter in Basil’s handwriting dated June 1916, which I feel is his warning message. If I am correct then you will both know Basil and I are happy.
I hope and desire above all things that you will unduly grieve. You must not think harshly of me for refusing to accept safe employment, even if my action results and your sorrow. We have all to show courage — those out here in facing the music and taking what comes in a stoic manner — those at home in facing the loneliness that must follow the casualties of severe fighting.
I do want you to know and realise how deeply and whole-heartedly I have appreciated and loved you both for your unselfish devotion and all-forgiving love. My life has been one uninterrupted period of all that a man could wish for or desire. If I die now I am content to do so. Life is sweet, and holds out all that a young man could desire — power, wealth and above all, great love, but I want you to know that I faced the future fearlessly, and that I was cheerful and satisfied.
My medals are yours but I should like them destroyed when you both join me — whenever that may be.
Always remember that I am relying upon you both to be good brave parents, and that I can only be really happy in a new life if I know and can see that you are happy too.
My clothes, furniture and motor car must all be immediately disposed of, everything which reminds you of my death must be removed — this is my urgent desire and wish.
God grant that you will be given health, strength and happiness for many years.
Your devoted son,
Jim

Jim left an estate of £104,350 2s 0d (approximately £8,738,269.00 today).
He is commemorated on several memorials, see his brother above for further details.
Jim was recorded in Debretts Obituary — War Roll of Honour published in the 1921 edition.

The Mons Sector 1914

The Mons Sector 1914
Angre Communal Cemetery
41893 Private Maurice Edward Ballard, Gordon Highlanders posted to 1st/14th Battalion, London Regiment (London Scottish), died on Wednesday 6th November 1918
515466 Lance Corporal Douglas James Damen, 1st/14th Battalion London Regiment (London Scottish), died on Wednesday 6th November 1918
513107 Lance Corporal John Elliston Johnstone, ‘D’ Company 1st/14th Battalion London Regiment (London Scottish), died on Tuesday 5th November 1918
192640 Pioneer Edward James Layton, ‘A’ Special Company Royal Engineers, died on Sunday 15th December 1918
 514968 Private Samuel Frederick Legg, 1st/14th Battalion London Regiment (London Scottish) died on Tuesday 5th November 1918
517612 Private Ronald Caerleon Livingston MacKenzie-Muir, 1st/14th Battalion London Regiment (London Scottish), died on Wednesday 6th November 1918
512614 Corporal George William Pescod, 1st/14th Battalion London Regiment (London Scottish), died on Wednesday 6th November 1918
517638 Private William Watton Simmons, 1st/14th Battalion London Regiment (London Scottish), died on Wednesday 6th November 1918
T/32628 Private Robert Walker, Army Service Corps, HT attached 14th Infantry Brigade,died on Thursday 27th August 1914
L/4042 Corporal Edward James Warde, ‘D’ Squadron 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers, died on Wednesday 26th August 1914
41872 Private Arthur Wragg, Gordon Highlanders, posted to 1st/14th Battalion London Regiment (London Scottish), died on Wednesday 6th November 1918

Asquillies Communal Cemetery
10619 Private Arthur Parlour, ‘A’ Squadron 20th Hussars, died on Monday 24th August 1914

Audregnies Communal Cemetery
7461 Private George Allman, 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
10278 Private John Glynn, ‘A’ Company, 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
7192 Private Raymond Leggett, 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
8649 Private Ernest Lionel Lucas, ‘A’ Company, 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
7317 Private Thomas Mountford, 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
8304 Lance Corporal Harry West, 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
7510 Private Rees Williams, ‘A’ Company, 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
7249 Private John York, 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914, aged 29
Cipy Communal Cemetery
7898 Private John Levi Wright, 2nd Battalion South Lancashire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914

Cuesmes Communal Cemetery
27303 Lance Corporal Delbert Bean, MM, 1st Canadian Division Cyclist Company, died on Saturday 9th November 1918
7399 Private James Burns, 2nd Battalion South Lancashire Regiment, died on Wednesday 26th August 1914
A/10970 Corporal Percy Wainwright ‘Moose’ Carleton, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment), died on Sunday 10th November 1918
8543 Corporal James Hayes, 2nd Battalion South Lancashire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
9939 Private William Percy Holliday, 2nd Battalion South Lancashire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
10009 Lance Corporal Ernest Holt, 2nd Battalion South Lancashire Regiment, died on Friday 28th August 1914
10157 Private James Price, 2nd Battalion South Lancashire Regiment, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
2182 Sergeant Patrick Quinn, DCM, Canadian Division Cyclist Company, died on Saturday 9th November 1918,
8341 Private Peter Henry Smith, 2nd Battalion South Lancashire Regiment, died on Friday 28th August 1914

Elouges Communal Cemetery
Captain Ernest Felix Victor Briard, 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
2749 Private James William Ingledew, 18th (Queen Mary’s Own) Hussars, died on Monday 24th August 1914
5696 Private Thomas Mason, DCM, 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
9892 Private Thomas Tighe (served as Private Thomas Tye), 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
415752 Company Sergeant Major George Thornton Vincent, DCM, 25th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment), died on Thursday 8th November 1918

Flénu Communal Cemetery
8559 Lance Serjeant John McKellar, 1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
7106 Serjeant David Plant, 1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers, died on Friday 28th August 1914
10014 Lance Corporal Thomas Redmond, 1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Captain Thomas Allen Rose, DSO, ‘B’ Company, 1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Captain John Erskine Young, 1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers, died on Monday 24th August 1914
Frameries Communal Cemetery
5865 Lance Serjeant Arthur Bates, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
Lieutenant Lesley Montagu Buller, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
5722 Company Quartermaster Serjeant Frederick George Green, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
Captain Cecil Crampton Holmes, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, died on Wednesday 26th August 1914
Captain Malcolm Leckie, DSO, Royal Army Medical Corps attached 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, died on Friday 28th August 1914
Captain Maurice Cameron Roberts, MC, ‘A’ Company, 19th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment), died on Sunday 10th November 1918
Lieutenant Cecil Ewart Gladstone Robertson, 19th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment), died on Sunday 10th November 1918
Lieutenant Eric Llewelyn Welchman, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914

Givry Communal Cemetery
55240 Acting Bombardier Lawrence Wood, 70th Battery Royal Field Artillery, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914

Hautrage Military Cemetery
Lieutenant Colin Knox Anderson, 3rd Battalion, attached ‘A’ Company, 1st Battalion Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Captain John Penrice Benson, ‘C’ Company, 1st Battalion East Surrey Regiment, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Second Lieutenant Maximilian Francis Broadwood, ‘B’ Company 1st Battalion Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
Died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Captain Cyril Oswald Denman-Jubb, 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment), died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
8608 Lance Corporal Herbert Alfred Herriott, 15th (The King’s) Hussars, died on Friday 28th August 1914
Major Charles Stewart Holland, 120th Battery Royal Field Artillery, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Major Chandos Leigh, DSO, ‘D’ Company, 2nd Battalion King’s Own Scottish Borderers, died on Saturday 29th August 1914
713 Lance Corporal John Henry London, 12th (Prince of Wales’s Royal) Lancers, died on Monday 24th August 1914
17502 2nd Corporal Edwin Marsden, 17th Field Company Royal Engineers, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Lieutenant John Pepys, 2nd Battalion King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Captain William Charles Owen Phillips, ‘B’ Company 1st Battalion Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), died on Monday 24th August 1914
Lieutenant Lawrence Edward ‘Boy’ Russell, No 12 Platoon, ‘D’ Company, 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment), died on Monday Sunday 23rd August 1914
10206 Private Thomas Shellabear, ‘D’ Company, 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment), died on Monday 24th August 1914
Lieutenant Harold Martin Soames, ‘A’ Squadron, 20th Hussars, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914, aged 27
5833 Serjeant William Spence, DCM, ‘D’ Company 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment), died on Thursday 3rd September 1914
Major Percy Belcher Strafford, 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment), died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Second Lieutenant Neville Lascelles Ward, 1st Battalion East Surrey Regiment, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914

Jemappes Communal Cemetery
132890 Private Alexander Burnside, 42nd Battalion Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment), died on Sunday 10th November 1918
255456 Private Edwin Gretton, Leicestershire Yeomanry attached 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers, died on Sunday 10th November 1918
Lieutenant Frederic John Longworth, MC, 9th Brigade Canadian Field Artillery, died on Sunday 10th November 1918
7905 Private Percy Stanley Thomas Marshall, 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
132904 Private Arthur Mills Stanley, ‘C’ Company, 42nd Battalion Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment), died on Sunday 10th November 1918
L/6601 Private George Robert Stevens, 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, died on Tuesday 29th September 1914
2265502 Private Ernest William Thackray, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment), died on Saturday 9th November 1918
255230 Private William Scott Welsh, 3rd Canadian Machine Gun Corps, died on Sunday 10th November 1918
Lieutenant William Harold Williams, 326th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery, died on Saturday 9th November 1918

Mons (Bergen) Communal Cemetery
Captain John Warnock Bingham, 10th Field Ambulance Royal Army Medical Corps, died on Monday 10th March 1919
S/8077 Corporal Arthur Birch, MSM, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, died on Friday 14th February 1919
281701 Aircraftman 2nd Class John Borthwick, 25th Squadron Royal Air Force, died on Friday 9th May 1919
Lieutenant John Ormonde Butler, 3rd Squadron Royal Air Force and General List, died on Thursday 11th April 1918
255980 Sapper Clifford Laurence Cashmore, Signal Pool Canadian Engineers, died on Sunday 1st December 1918
Major Cecil Harold Verdin Crichton-Browne, MC, 3rd Battalion King’s Own Scottish Borderers, died on Friday 13th December 1918
545342 Private David Ward Darling, DCM, 9th Sanitary Section, Royal Army Medical Corps, died on Tuesday 26th November 1918
30737 Private Wilfrid John Dennis, 6th Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, died on Friday 3rd May 1918
Lieutenant Russell Longworth Germain, 20th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment), died on Sunday 10th November 1918
Major John Southern Maidlow, 49th Battery Royal Field Artillery, Died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
20375 Private Bertram Hugh Master, 8th Battalion Norfolk Regiment, died on Wednesday 2nd May 1917
Major Hugh Huntley Robinson, MC and Bar, Royal Army Medical Corps, died on Saturday 3rd May 1919
Second Lieutenant John Denys Shine, 1st Battalion attached 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Regiment, died on Tuesday 25th August 1914
Second Lieutenant Arthur Howard Bartlett Stace, No 25 Squadron, Royal Air Force, died on Saturday 3rd May 1919
200039 Corporal Beaton Sullivan, MM and Bar, 4th Battalion Gordon Highlanders, died on Saturday 30th March 1918
KW/560 Leading Seaman Mark Watson, DCM, Drake Battalion, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Royal Naval Division, died on Sunday 7th April 1918

Montignies-sur-Roc Churchyard
9423 Private Frederick George Mileham, 18th (Queen Mary’s Own) Hussars, died on Monday 24th August 1914

Nouvelles Communal Cemetery
Clyde Z/2638 Able Seaman David Battes, Anson Battalion Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, died on Monday 11th November 1918
4820 Private Daniel James Carter, 20th Hussars, died on Monday 24th August 1914
Captain Walter Richard Aston Dawes, 1st Battalion Wiltshire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
8386 Private George Arthur William Hibberd, 1st Battalion Wiltshire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
16285 Private John Joseph Murray, 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Regiment, died on Monday 11th November 1918
69821 Gunner Edward Nelms, 29th Battery Royal Field Artillery, died on Monday 24th August 1914
16586 Private John Stoneham, 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Regiment, died on Monday 11th November 1918
R/6329 Able Seaman Harold Edgar Walpole, Anson Battalion Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, died on Monday 11th November 1918

St Symphorien Military Cemetery
Major William Henry Abell 4th Battalion Middlesex Regiment, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
L/12880 Corporal Frank Edward Agger, 4th Battalion Middlesex Regiment, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
350 Private William Gordon Bathgate, 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Lieutenant Maurice James Dease, VC 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
L/12643 Private George Edwin Ellison, 5th (Royal Irish) Lancers, died on Monday 11th November 1918
Captain The Honourable Fergus George Arthur Forbes, 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Regiment, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Captain Frederick Albert Forster, 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Second Lieutenant Charles Barry Gibbons, 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
Lieutenant Kenneth Parnell ‘Uffie’ Henstock, 4th Battalion Middlesex Regiment, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Second Lieutenant Herbert Wilfred Holt, 56th Company Royal Engineers, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Lieutenant Joseph Frederick Mead, 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Captain Walton Mellor, 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Regiment, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
L/14196 Private John Parr, 4th Battalion Middlesex Regiment, died on Friday 21st August 1914
256265 Private George Lawrence Price, 28th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment), died on Monday 11th November 1918
Lieutenant Leslie Richmond 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Captain Kenneth James Roy, 4th Battalion Middlesex Regiment, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Lieutenant Dougal Clifford Campbell Sewell, 3rd Battalion attached 1st Battalion Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), died on Thursday 10th September 1914
Captain Everard Cecil Smith, 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Captain Geoffrey Hubert Smith, MC, 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, died on Tuesday 22nd October 1918
Lieutenant John Rothes Marlow Wilkinson, 4th Battalion Middlesex Regiment, died on Sunday 23rd August 1914
Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension
766852 Corporal Gervase Winford Stovin Alington, MM and Bar, 28th Battalion London Regiment (Artists Rifles) attached 17th Battalion London Regiment, died on Saturday 9th November 1918
Lieutenant Charles George Gordon Bayly, 5th Squadron Royal Flying Corps and 56th Field Company Royal Engineers, died on Saturday 22nd August 1914
Second Lieutenant and Pilot James Edward Blake, 45th Squadron Royal Flying Corps and Royal Engineers, died on Friday 6th April 1917
835027 Corporal David Boyce, MM, 20th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment), died on Sunday 10th November 1918
Captain William Stead Brayshay, 45th Squadron Royal Flying Corps and Army Service Corps, died on Friday 6th April 1917
Second Lieutenant Colin St George McIvor Campbell, 45th Squadron Royal Flying Corps, died on Friday 6th April 1917
Captain Donald William Edwards, MC, 45th Squadron Royal Flying Corps and Army Service Corps, died on Friday 6th April 1917
5025 Private Ernest Harry Josiah Fright, 16th (The Queen’s) Lancers, died on Monday 11th November 1918
Second Lieutenant Nicholas Greaves, 70th Squadron Royal Air Force, died on Wednesday 28th October 1918
Second Lieutenant and Pilot Leonard Kingdon, 12th Squadron Royal Flying Corps and Worcestershire Regiment, died on Wednesday 12th January 1916
Major Walter Henry Lace, MC, 439th Cheshire Field Company Royal Engineers, died on Friday 8th November 1918
Captain Donald Saunders Laurie, OBE, 215th Army Troops Company Royal Engineers, died on Tuesday 11th February 1919,
Second Lieutenant Lewis Appleby Le Brun, 3rd Battalion Hampshire Regiment, died on Saturday 31st October 1918
Lieutenant Hugh Logan, Leicestershire Yeomanry, died on Monday 24th February 1919
Lieutenant Donald Alastair Macrae, 15th Battalion Machine Gun Corps formerly 5th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, died on Saturday 16th November 1918
Lieutenant John Arthur Marshall, 45th Squadron Royal Flying Corps and Huntingdon Cyclist Battalion, died on Friday 6th April 1917
7500 Serjeant James Pridden, DCM, 1st Battalion The King’s (Liverpool Regiment), died on Friday 5th April 1918
Second Lieutenant and Pilot John Reginald Stanhope Proud, 27th Squadron Royal Flying Corps and General List, died on Friday 6th April 1917
Lieutenant Henry Coyle Rath, DFC, 29th Squadron Royal Air Force, died on Monday 26th October 1918,
Second Lieutenant Robert Francis Russell, 70th Squadron Royal Air Force, died on Wednesday 28th October 1918
S/3800 Serjeant Robert Scott, MSM, ‘G’ Company, 9th Battalion Gordon Highlanders, died on Friday 22nd November 1918
S/12751 Quartermaster Serjeant George Edward Smith, MSM, Royal Army Service Corps, 55th Division HQ, died on Monday 28th December 1918
Lieutenant Francis George Truscott, MC, 45th Squadron Royal Flying Corps and 6th Battalion Suffolk Regiment, died on Friday 6th April 1917
Second Lieutenant Edward Ashton Waln, 2nd/6th Battalion The King’s (Liverpool Regiment), died on Monday 21st October 1918
Second Lieutenant Vincent Waterfall, 5th Squadron Royal Flying Corps and East Yorkshire Regiment, died on Saturday 22nd August 1914
Lieutenant and Pilot Jack Henry Butcher Wedderspoon, 27th Squadron Royal Flying Corps and Royal Field Artillery, died on Friday 6th April 1917

Warquignies Communal Cemetery
6967 Private Alfred Brown, 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment), died on Sunday 23rd August 1914

Wiheries Communal Cemetery
6448 Private Arthur Charles Arbon, 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment, died on Sunday 30th August 1914
7164 Private William Henry Brighton, 1st Battalion Norfolk Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
Lieutenant Kingdon Tregosse Frost, 3rd Battalion attached 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment, died on Tuesday 25th August 1914
R/3732 Able Seaman John Philip Hill, Drake Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, died on Thursday 7th November 1918
9696 Drummer Edward Hogan, ‘A’ Company, 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
Captain Ernest Rae Jones, ‘D’ Company, 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment, died on Monday 24th August 1914
KW/603 Able Seaman William Long, Drake Battalion, Royal Naval Division Royal Navy, died on Friday 8th November 1918
241283 Private James George Samuel, 14th Battalion Welsh Regiment attached Hood Battalion Royal Naval Division Royal Navy, died on Thursday 7th November 1918
Bristol Z/4814 Able Seaman John William Timson, Drake Battalion Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, died on Thursday 7th November 1918
6838 Private Frederick Williams, 19th (Queen Alexandra’s Own Royal) Hussars, died on Monday 24th August 1914
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