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40074 Private

John Henry Needham

1st Bn. North Staffordshire Regiment

27/06/1917, aged 19.

 

Remembered by niece Linda Needham and all descendants

 

Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 
 

17857 Private

James Neville

2nd Bn. Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry

25/09/1915, aged 29.

 

Son of George and Hannah Neville, of Great Bourton, Banbury; husband of Ada Mary Neville, of 9, Britannia Terrace, Banbury, Oxon.

 

Remembered by grandson James Morbey

 

Loos Memorial

 

881 Sergeant

John Nicholas

8th Bn. Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

03/06/1916, aged 35.

 

Lost for 90 years. Found again by the Nicholas family.

Reunited in spirit. R.I.P.

 

Woods Cemetery

 

 

 

 

21633 Lance Corporal

William Noble

2nd Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers

01/10/1917, aged 19.

 

Son of George and Ellen Noble, of Droylsden, Manchester.

 

Remembered by great nephew, Les Croft

Bard Cottage Cemetery

 

 

473117 Rifleman

Alfred Overy

12th Bn. London Regiment (The Rangers)

03/05/1917, aged 38.

 

 

Killed two days after arriving in France, leaving a wife and three daughters

 

Remembered by his grand-daughter Iris Clarke and family

 

Tank Cemetery

 

 

 

 

6127 Private

Lewis Edward Oliver

23rd Coy. Australian Machine Gun Corps.

10/12/1917.

 

Son of Edward John and Annie Gale Oliver of Northam, Western Australia

 

Never forgotten by your proud family back home, Leanne Maguire

 

Pont D'Achelles Military Cemetery

 

 

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12/3774 Private

Thomas Page

2nd Bn. Auckland Regiment, N.Z.E.F.

1st August 1917.

 

Son of Annie and Michael Page Howick Auckland New Zealand

 

Remembered with honour and never forgotten by his great nephew Gary Patrick Page

 

 

Mud Corner Cemetery

 

 

18490 Lance Corporal

Robert Pattinson

8th Bn. Border Regiment

14/06/1917, aged 21.

 

The dead are never gone. They are always here holding our hands.

An Uncle we didn't know but are very proud of 

 Fred and Jenifer Pattinson

Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension

 

 

 

 

25077 Private

Edward Pearce

2nd Bn., South Wales Borderers

13/08/1915 aged 46.

 

Husband of Sarah Jane Pearce, of 12, Maryland Rd., Pontymister, Mon.

 

Remembered by Jim Type

 

Helles Memorial

 

6259 Private

John Andrew Pemberton

3rd Bn. Coldstream Guards

28/01/1916, aged 31.

 

Left behind a wife Rachel

 

Remembered by Anne Piff

 

Aubers Ridge British Cemetery

 

 

1815 Private

Harry Perks

6th Bn. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

30/07/1916, aged 24.

 

Born Craighall, Rattray Perthshire. Joined the
Pitlochry Territorials in 1915.

 

 

Remembered with pride by great niece Julia Crighton

 

Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

 

 

 

 

9613 Private

Thomas Perks

4th Bn. Worcestershire Regiment

16/08/1917, aged 44.

 

Son of William and Mary Perks, of Kidderminster; husband of Annie Elizabeth Perks, of 2, Pitt St., Broadwaters, Kidderminster.

 

Remembered by grand-daughter Barbara Box

 

La Brique Military Cemetery No.2

 

201336 Private

Francis Frank Pettitt, MM

1st/4th Bn. Duke of Wellington's Regiment

26/04/1918.

 

Husband of Elizabeth and father of Annie and Nellie Pettitt of Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire.

 

Remembered with honour by granddaughter Linda Hayes

Tyne Cot Memorial

 

 

254 Private

John Eddy Phillips

14th Bn. Australian Infantry, A. I. F

08/08/1915, aged 30.

 

Son of John Eddy and Margaret Phillips, of Main St., Walhalla, Victoria, Australia.

 

Remembered by Rod Martin

 

Lone Pine Memorial

 

 

6278 Private

George Pilling

2nd/5th Bn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment

08/08/1916, aged 33.

 

Son of James Pilling and the late Elizabeth Pilling of Rochdale. Also husband of Sarah Edith Pilling, Rochdale.

 

Remembered by Great-grandson Mark Booth

 

Loos Memorial

 

 

 

 

61246 Private

Sydney Platt

18th Bn. Welsh Regiment

23/04/1918.

 

Remembered by great nephew, David Platt

Arras Memorial

 

 

53703 Private

Alfred George Harris Pollard

1st/8th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment

20/07/1918, aged 18.

 

Born at Sheffield

 

Remembered by Nephews, Bernard, Keith, Barry & Niece Margaret.

 

Marfaux British Cemetery

 

 

 

T4/092247 Driver

C. Pridmore

Reserve H. T. Park, Army Service Corps

09/10/1916, aged 42.

 

 

 

 

Remembered, missed and greatly loved by great granddaughter Lesley Bunting.

 

Pieta Military Cemetery

 

 

 

T/206044 Private

Albert (Bertie) Prior

2nd/4th Bn. The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)

04/11/1917, aged 37.

 

"So Brave"

 

Remembered by

great niece, Jo Pike

 

Croisilles British Cemetery

 

 

1422 Private

William Pritchard

4th Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

Between 06/08/1915 and 09/08/1915, aged 25.

Panel 23.

 

Son of James and Ellen Pritchard, Husband of Ada Pritchard and Father of William Joseph Pritchard 1914 1982

 

Found after many years of searching by his Grandaughter, Carole Sach

 

Lone Pine Memorial

 

 

R/22099 Rifleman

Charles Proctor

8th Bn., Kings Royal Rifle Corps

03/05/1917 aged 26.


Born 2nd June 1894 Stepney London
Killed in Action
Loos Belgium.

 

Husband of Florence Proctor, of 150, Globe Rd., Mile End, London.
 

Remembered by his Nephew Brian Harrison

 

Arras Memorial

 

 

 

 

 

38148 Private

P. P. Pyefinch

12th Labour Company, Northamptonshire Regiment, transferred to 89723 150th Labour Corps.

24/05/1917.

 

Remembered with honour by John Pyefinch

 

Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension

 

 

 

 

 

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760100 Private

Thomas Benjamin Raper

54th Bn. Canadian Infantry

(Central Ontario Regiment)

09/04/1917, aged 20.

 

Remembered by

great-great nephew, Eric Kraima

 

 

Canadian Cemetery No.2 Neuville-St. Vaast

 

 

15238 Private

James Scott Rarity

2nd Bn, Otago Regiment. N. Z. E. F.

11/08/1917, aged 31.

 

 

Son of Thomas and Margaret Scott Rarity, of Kaitangata, Otago, New Zealand.

 

 

Remembered with honour by Wal
 

Trois Arbres Cemetery

 

 

 

 

 

267546 Private

John H. Rayner

6th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers

16th April 1917, aged 27.

Plot VIII. H. 2.

 

Son of J. H. Rayner, of 499, Mansfield Rd., Sherwood, Nottingham.

Remembered with honour by Doreen Mundy

Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

3693/ES Engineman

Alexander Reid

H.M. Drifter "Northesk II."

Royal Naval Reserve

02/11/1916, aged 23.

 

Remembered by by his nieces Janette Robertson and Ann Jones

 

Lossiemouth Burial Ground

 

 

2nd Corporal

William Reid

7th Field Coy. Royal Engineers

22/03/1918, aged 22.

 

Remembered by by his nieces Janette Robertson and Ann Jones

 

Avesnes-sur-Helpe Communal Cemetery

 

 
T/14525396 Driver 
Harold Ernest Remblance
299 Gen. Transport Coy.
Royal Army Service Corps
02/07/1944, aged 22.

Son of Fred Remblance of
Reydon, Suffolk

Remembered with honour by Matthew Abel

Hermanville War Cemetery

 

 

 

242036 Corporal

Richard Davison Rhodes

2nd/5th Bn. Gloucestershire Regiment

05/03/1917, aged 19.

 

Youngest son of William and Mary Hannah Rhodes, nee Tweedy, of 16 Cowpen Row, Blyth, Northumberland.

 

Remembered with honour by great niece Judith Watters and great nephew Ian Gaff.

 

Fouquescourt British Cemetery

 

 

203143 Private

Frederick Richards

2nd Bn. Wiltshire Regiment

02/04/1918.

 

Remembered by nephews John and David Richards

 

St. Souplet British Cemetery

 

 

11158 Private

Joseph Holland Roach

8th Bn. Cheshire Regiment

18th August 1915, aged 24.

Panel 75 to 77.

 

Joseph was married with two small sons when he died, my father William Roach was the eldest and was three years of age when his father was killed.

In memory of a grandfather we never knew.

All members of the extended Roach family.

 

Helles Memorial

 

 

 

 

8803 Guardsman

W. Robbins

1st Bn., Grenadier Guards

16/01/1919 aged 35.

 

Husband of Ada Robbins, of 7, Warminster Rd., St. Werburgs, Bristol.

 

Remembered by Jim Type

 

Bristol (Brunswick Square) Unitarian Burial Ground

 

 

1518 Gunner

Noel J. M. Roberts

"C" Bty. 242nd Bde.

Royal Field Artillery

08/08/1916, aged 21.

 

Son of W. J. and Annie B. Roberts, of 31, Benton Rd., Sparkhill, Birmingham. Native of Bridgnorth, Salop.

 

Remembered by Weedie Sisson

 

Etaples Military Cemetery

 

 

 

 

 

63812 Private

R. Robinson

5th Bn. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

15/09/1918.

 

 

Remembered by Great Niece Margaret, who never met him but honours his name

 

 

Sunken Road Cemetery, Boisleux-St. Marc

 

68777 Private
Leonard Arthur Rogers
22nd Bn. Royal Fusiliers
30/11/1917, aged 19.


Eldest Son of the late Albert and Alice Rogers of Chrishall, Essex.

 

Remembered with great pride by his nephews and nieces Leonard, Bryan, Sheila, Gwen, Margaret, Roger, Richard, Glenyss and Peter.

 

His last letter to his parents dated Nov 21st 1917 ended with this verse:
God holds the key to all unknown
And I am glad;
If other hands should hold the key,
Or if he trusted it to me
I might be sad.


Cambrai Memorial

 

 

 

 

474210 Rifleman

Robert Rogers

12th Bn. London Regiment (The Rangers)

05/05/1917.

 

Remembered by his great grandchildren

Jeannette, Michael, Keith, Caroline

R.I.P.

 

Tank Cemetery

 

 

303395 Lance Corporal

James Alfred Ryder, MM

2nd/6th Bn. Manchester Regiment

21/03/1918, aged 33.

 

Remembered by great nephew, Jack Ryder

 

Pozieres Memorial

 

         

 

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