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Albert Ball, VC

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Capt A Ball, VC, DSO**, MC 7/Sherwood Foresters, attd 58 Sqn, RFC Killed in action 7 May 1917 Buried at Annoeullin Communal Cemetery, German Extension. (About 20Km East of Béthune)Memorial: Small stone column in a field about 800m NNW of the Cemetery.Car access to within 300m.Location on Google Map.Guardian: Nottingham High School. Captain Alber…


Henry Anthony Birrell-Anthony

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2/Lt H A Birrell-Anthony 1/Bn Monmouthshire Regt.Killed in action 8 May 1915. No known grave. Remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) MemorialMemorial: Oblong stone with CWGC pattern stone wall, 1km NW of Wieltje. Car access.Location on Google Map Guardian: CWGC Henry Anthony Birrell-Anthony, of Thame in Oxfordshire, was one of 13 officers and 382…


Geoffrey Vaux Salvin Bowlby

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Capt GVS Bowlby, Royal Horse Guards. Killed in action 13 May 1915. No known grave. Remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) MemorialMemorial: A stone cross next to the Skrine Memorial (qv) on Cambridge Road, N of Menin Rd and Railway Wood, 2.5km W of YpresLocation on Google Map Guardian: CWGC. Born in London on 1st December 1883, Geoffrey Vaux Salv…


Harold Alexander Boyd and James Cousins

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2/Lt H A Boyd and Private J Cousins, 2/Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.Killed in action 7th September 1914.Buried together at the Ferme des Arceries, La Haute-Maison (30km E of Paris). Grave: In field by road S of farm. Visible from roadLocation on Google Map Guardian: Landowner / CWGC 2nd Lt Harold Alexander Boyd had only just arrived with another …


James Boyle

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Capt The Hon J Boyle, 1 Bn Royal Scots Fusiliers.Killed in action 18 October 1915. No known grave. Remembered on Le Touret MemorialMemorial: A stone cross on N side of the N41 road NW of La Bassee, nearly opposite the German Cemetery. Location on Google Map Guardian: Family / Souvenir Francais The Hon James Boyle who was born in Scotland on 11t…


Valentine Braithwaite

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Lt V A Braithwaite, MC, 1/Somerset Light Infantry. Killed in action 2 July 1916. No known grave. Remembered on the Thiepval Memorial Memorial: A stone cross outside the east wall of Serre Road No 2 Cemetery, Somme Location on Google Map Guardian: CWGC Valentine Ashworth Braithwaite, known as Val, was born in 1896 the son of General Sir Walter…


Ewen James Brodie

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Captain E J Brodie, 1/Cameron Highlanders.Killed in action 11 November 1914. No known grave. Remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.Memorial: Stone column in Nonnebossen, N of Menin Rd, 5km W Ypres. Car access rough. Location on Google MapGuardian: CWGC Born in 1878, Ewen James Brodie of Lethen was the son of the Lord Lieutenant of Nairn…


George Edward Cecil

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2/Lt G E Cecil, 2/Grenadier Guards.Killed in action 1 September 1914. Buried at the Guard's Grave, Villers-Cotterets.Memorial: Stone column in Nonnebossen, N of Menin Rd, 5km W Ypres. Car access rough. Location on Google MapGuardian: CWGC George Edward Cecil, born on 9 September 1895 the son of Lord and Lady Edward Cecil, had a life-long ambitio…


Edward James Vibart Collingwood-Thompson

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2/Lt E J V Collingwood-Thompson, 2/Royal Welsh Fusiliers.Died of wounds 10 September 1914.Buried at Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery, Plot I Row 3 Grave 4.Memorial: Plaque on a house with a dwarf stone column below, in La Ferte-sous-Jouarre.Location on Google Map Guardian; Town of La Ferte-sous-Jouarre. Edward James Vibart Collin…


Cyril Alfred William Crichton

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2/Lt C A W Crichton, 1/3 Bn. London Regt (Royal Fusiliers).Killed in action 10 March 1915.Buried at Le Touret Military Cem, Richebourg-L'Avoue, Plot IV Row C Grave 34. Memorial: Cenotaph shaped stone outside west wall of the Indian Memorial, La Bombe, Neuve Chapelle. Location on Google Map Guardian: CWGC Educated at Marlborough College and Ex…


Cedric Charles Dickens

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Major C C Dickens, 13/London Regt Kensington Battalion.Killed in action 9 September 1916. No known grave. Remembered on the Thiepval MemorialMemorial: Wooden cross, signposted 'Dickens Memorial' to the north of the Guillemont to Combles road. Old position marked. Location on Google Map Guardian: L'Office Culturel d'Albert / Family. Cedric Char…


Francis Dodgson

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Capt F Dodgson, 8/Yorkshire Regt Killed in action 10 July 1916. Buried at Serre Road Cemetery No 2. Plot XXXVIII Row K Grave 8.Memorial: Small stone column near Bailiff Wood, 300m S of the La Boiselle road beside track, 400m W of Contalmaison. Old position marked.Location on Google Map Guardian: Family. Born on 10 May 1889, Francis Dodgson was …


Harry Fellows

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L/Cpl H Fellows, 12th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers and RFC.Died 1 September 1987.Memorial: Headstone in Mametz Wood.Location on Google Map (approximate - the memorial is on private land)Guardian: M. le Marquis de Thezy. Harry Fellows was born on 5 May 1896, the son of a Nottingham coal miner. He became a butcher' boy and delivered the washing his m…


Charles Fletcher Hartley

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2/Lt C F Hartley, 2/Coldstream Guards Killed in action 27 November 1917.No known grave. Remembered on the Cambrai MemorialMemorial: Stone cross with concrete fence in a field to the E of Bourlon Wood, W of Fontaine-N-D, Cambrai.Location on Google Map Guardian: Harrow School. Charles Fletcher Hartley, the eldest son of Mr and Mrs Harry Hartley of…


Richard Heumann, Bertram Mills, Alfred Torrance

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Capt R Heuman Company Sgt-Maj B Mills Sgt A W Torrance 1/2 London Regt Killed in action 10 September 1916.Buried in an isolated grave at Faffemont Farm, Combles. Grave: Flat stone with kerb, in a field at Faffemont Farm, Combles. Location on Google Map Guardian: CWGC. Richard (Dick) Heumann was born in Brixton on 9th July 1887, the only chi…


Hillyar George Edwin Hill-Trevor

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Lt H G E Hill-Trevor, 1/Scots Guards Killed in action 21 December 1914.No known Grave. Remembered on the Le Touret Memorial Memorial: A large stone memorial with kerbed surround in front of a house in the residential area of Givenchy-les-la-Bassee. Location on Google Map Guardian: CWGC Hillyar George Edwin Hill-Trevor was the only son of the H…


Charles Stewart Holland

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Major C S Holland, 120 Battery, Royal Field Artillery Killed in action 23 August 1914.Buried at Hautrage Military Cemetery, Plot 1 Row B Grave 2.Memorial: Plaque on a column outside the Hotel de Ville, St Ghislain, near Mons. Location on Google Map Guardian: Hotel de Ville, St Ghislain. Charles Stewart Holland was born on 28 December 1875 the s…


Henry Rowland Isaacs

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2/Lt H R Isaacs, 7/Suffolk Regt Killed in action 9 April 1917.No known Grave. Remembered on the Arras MemorialMemorial: Cross and statue in the copse adjacent to the Feuchy-Chapel roundabout on the S side of the Cambrai Road E of Arras. Location on Google Map Guardian: Souvenir Francais. Henry Rowland Isaacs, born in 1897, was the only child of…


Paul Adrian Kennedy

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Capt P A Kennedy, 2/Rifle Brigade Killed in action 9 May 1915.No known grave. Remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial. Memorial: Wooden cross with tall hedge beside the road N to VC Corner Cemetery from Fromelles. Location on Google Map Guardian: Commune of Fromelles / Family. Paul Adrian Kennedy was born in 1887, the third son of Sir John Kenn…


Pulteney Malcolm

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Capt P Malcolm, 1/Grenadier Guards Killed in action 25 August 1918.Buried in L'Homme Mort British Cemetery, Ecoust-St.Mien Memorial: A granite block just outside the cemetery wall. Location on Google Map Guardian: CWGC. Pulteney Malcolm was born in August 1894 the only child of Lt Col P Malcolm MVO DSO, Chief Constable of Cheshire, and his wif…


George Futvoye Marsden-Smedley

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2/Lt G F Marsden-Smedley, 3/Rifle Brigade Killed in action 18 August 1916.No known Grave. Remembered on the Thiepval Memorial Memorial: A stone surrounded by a low wall in the field W of the Guillemont to Longueval Road, Somme. Location on Google Map Guardian: John Smedley and Sons Ltd. George Futvoye Marsden-Smedley was the second son of John…


Herbert Percy Meakin

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Capt. Herbert Percy Meakin, 3/Coldstream Guards, Attd Guards Trench Mortar Battery Killed in action 25 September 1916.No known Grave. Remembered on the Thiepval Memorial Memorial: A stone column beside the Ginchy to Lesboeufs Road, south of the Guards Cemetery.  Location on Google Map Guardian: L'Office Culturel d'Albert. Herbert Percy Meakin …


Francis Leopold Mond and Edgar Meath Martyn

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Capt F L Mond Lt E M Martyn 57 Sqn, Royal Air Force Killed in action 15 May 1918.Buried at Doullens Cemetery Extension, Plot I Row B Graves 29 and 28 Memorial: A broken stone column by the Hamel Road at Bouzencourt, S of the Somme River, N of Le Hamel. Location on Google Map Guardian: Commune of Hamel. Francis Leopold Mond was the eldest son…


Anthony George Atwood Morris

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Lt A G A Morris, 1/King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment Killed in action 13 October 1914.Buried in a private grave at MeterenGrave/Memorial: A tiled roof building 600m SW of Meteren Church. Location on Google Map Guardian: Commune of Meteren. Anthony George Atwood Morris was the youngest son of Mr and Mrs F A Morris of Rugby. He was educated at …


Nine Brave Men

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Sapper Thomas Blakeley Sapper Richard Choat Sapper Charles Ellison (or Ellisson) Sapper William Haviland Sapper John Higgins Sapper James Joiner Sapper Ambrose Robotham Pioneer Fred Tregidgo Sapper Charles Vernon 82 Field Company, Royal Engineers Killed in Action 29 - 31 July 1916 Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial: Blakeley, Choat, H…


Arthur Poulter VC

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Private Arthur Poulter, VC 1/4th Bn. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment.Died in Leeds, 29 August 1956.Buried at New Wortley Cemetery, Leeds.Memorial: Brick plinth at the south end of the Rue Delpierre, Erquinghem-Lys, Armentieres. Location on Google Map Guardian: Commune of Erquinghem-Lys Born in East Witton, Middleham, in 1894 Arthur P…


Thomas Keith Hedley Rae

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2/Lt T K H Rae, 8/Rifle Brigade Killed in action: 30 July 1915.No known Grave. Remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) MemorialMemorial: A Stone cross on the grass verge outside Sanctuary Wood Military Cemetery. Location on Google Map Guardian: CWGC. Born on 24 May 1889 in Birkenhead, Thomas Keith Hedley Rae was the youngest son of Edward Rae, a s…


Robert George Raper

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Major R G Raper, 8/South Staffordshire Regt Killed in action 2 July 1916.Buried at Fricourt British CemeteryMemorial: Street named after him between the church and war memorial, Fricourt, Somme. Location on Google Map Guardian: Commune of Fricourt. Robert George Raper was a family solicitor in Battle, Sussex, son of Mr and Mrs W A Raper of Batt…


William Hoey Kearney Redmond

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Major W H K Redmond, 6/Royal Irish Regiment. Killed in action 7 June 1916. Buried near Locre (now Loker) Hospice Cemetery Grave: Stone cross 50m W of the Cemetery. Car access to 100m. Location on Google Map Guardian: CWGC. William Hoey Kearney Redmond was born in Wexford in 1861 the son of an Irish Member of Parliament who came from a long li…


Henry Langton Skrine

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Capt H L Skrine, 6/Somerset Light Infantry Killed in action 25 September 1915.No known grave. Remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) MemorialMemorial: Stone cross next to the Bowlby Mem. (qv) on Cambridge Road, N of Menin Rd and Railway Wood, 2.5km W of Ypres. Location on Google Map Guardian: CWGC. Born on 12 November 1880, Henry Langton Skrine w…


Cecil Robert Tidswell

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Capt C R Tidswell, 1/Royal Dragoon Guards and Royal Flying Corps Killed in action 16 October 1916.Buried in an isolated grave WSW of Etricourt Grave: A stone cross mounted on a base with kerb and wrought iron fencing. Location on Google Map Guardian: CWGC. Cecil Robert Tidswell, the only son of Mr and Mrs R H Tidswell of Wimbledon and Bosmere H…


Houston Stewart Hamilton Wallace

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Capt H S H Wallace, 10/Worcester Regiment.Killed in action 22 July 1916.No known grave. Remembered on the Thiepval MemorialMemorial: An oak crucifix on a cairn beside the Upper Road to High Wood from Bazentin-te-Petit, Somme. Location on Google Map Guardian: Commune of Bazentin Born on 22 June 1892 Houston Stewart Hamilton Wallace was the son of…


Albert Edwin Wheeler

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Gunner A E Wheeler, RFA.Died 7 May 1982.Memorial: Headstone at Herenthagestraat, Zillebeke, SE of Ypres. Location on Google Map Guardian: Vanhove and Wheeler Families. Albert Edwin Wheeler was born on 19 August 1897 and died on 7 May 1982. In those eighty four years he had fought in the Great War, married Violet May Wilton, had a family and emig…


Herbert Wheelwright Windeler

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Lt H W Windeler, 4/Grenadier Guards. Killed in Action 27 November 1917.No known Grave. Remembered on the Cambrai MemorialMemorial: A stone column in the Wood on S side of the footpath from Fontaine to Bourlon. Location on Google Map Guardian: The Compte de Francqueville. Herbert Windeler's mother Laura was American and his parents spent much of…


Malcolm Roy Wingate

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Major M R Wingate, 459th Field Company, Royal Engineers.Killed in action 21 March 1918.No known grave. Remembered on the Arras MemorialMemorial: A stone column with railings and lawn beside track from Beugny to Lagnicourt. Location on Google Map Guardian: CWGC. Born on 28 August 1893, Malcolm Roy Wingate was the second son of Gen. Sir Reginald W…


Arthur Leonard Wrenford

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Lt-Col A L Wrenford, 4/East Lancashire Regt.Killed in action 21 March 1918. Buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, Plot XXX Row F Grave 17.Memorial: A tall stone cross beside a footpath W of Villeret, S of Hargicourt, 13 km NNW of St Quentin. Location on Google Map Arthur Leonard Wrenford was born Kensington 25 April 1881. He was the…


The George Cecil Memorial at Villers-Cotterets by Michael Aidin

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[This article first featured in Stand To! No.74 September 2005 pp 35-36. Some additional images have been added]. The memorial (below) to Lieutenant George Cecil by Francois Sicard (1862- 1945) is one of the finest private monuments erected on the Western Front. Situated in the extensive Foret de Retz at Villers Cotterets, about 20 miles from Co…