HOUYET CHURCHYARD

 

 

Namur

 

 

Belgium

 

Home |About Us | Links | Contact | Submit to the Site | Site Map

 

Pictures courtesy of André De Smet

 

 

Location Information

 

The village of Houyet is located south of the town of Dinant on the N929. From the motorway E411/A4 which runs between Namur and Luxembourg turn off at junction 22 onto the N94 direction Dinant. Follow the N94 to the junction with the N929 and turn left here direction Houyet/Finnevaux. Follow this road along into the village of Houyet and turn right over the railway to the centre. Follow the road round to the right and the church is on the left in Rue de L'Eglise. The graves are located at the rear of the church.


Historical Information

The 53rd Casualty Clearing Station was posted in the village of Houyet from December 1918 to May 1919.

Houyet Churchyard contains 23 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and two from the Second World War.

 

 

GPS Coordinates N 50 11 6   E 5 0 41

 

 

 

 

BROWN,FRANK,F,20,,28/10/1918,,Private,King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry,9th Bn.,Belgium,'37490',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,A. 8.,"SON OF F. AND A. BROWN, OF ORMESBY, YORKS."

 

COOPER,JOHANNES,J,38,,22/02/1919,,Private,South African Infantry,2nd Bn.,Belgium,'16801',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,A. 4.,"SON OF ROBERT AND KATE COOPER; HUSBAND OF SARAH COOPER, OF O'OKIEP, NAMAQUALAND, CAPE PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA. BORN AT SPEKTAKEL, NAMAQUALAND."


DAVIS,,C D,,,18/02/1919,,Private,Royal Army Service Corps,66th Div. Mechanical Transport Coy.,Belgium,'M/274239',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,A. 6.,

 

 


 

FORD,,G W,,,25/02/1919,,Gunner,Royal Field Artillery,"""A"" Bty. 14th Bde.",Belgium,'806757',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,A. 2.,

 

PRESCOTT,WILLIAM HUGH,W H,18,,12/02/1919,,Private,South African Infantry,4th Regt.,Belgium,'19657',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,A. 7.,"SON OF MRS. T. J. PRESCOTT, OF 231, LEYDS ST., PRETORIA, TRANSVAAL, SOUTH AFRICA, AND THE LATE W. PRESCOTT."


RUSSELL,,R M,,,23/02/1919,,Driver,Australian Engineers,13th Field Coy.,Belgium,'16678',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,A. 3.,

 

 

 

WILES,ARTHUR,A,26,,20/02/1919,,Driver,Royal Army Service Corps,544th M.T. Coy.,Belgium,'T4/247504',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,A. 5.,"SON OF CHARLES WILES, OF 4, MYRTLE GROVE COTTAGES, PRESTWICK, MANCHESTER."

 

World War One Burials

 

AYLES,,F,,,18/04/1919,,Private,Canadian Machine Gun Corps,2nd Bn.,Belgium,'126893',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 1.,


BELL,,H W W,,,26/02/1919,,Sergeant,Canadian Infantry,6th Bde. H.Q.,Belgium,'76266',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 11.,


BERRILL,WILLIAM,W,42,,06/03/1919,,Private,"Australian Infantry, A.I.F.",49th Bn.,Belgium,'2395',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 7.,"SON OF MRS. JANE BERRILL; HUSBAND OF RACHEL BERRILL, OF 117, ALFRED ST., MILSON'S POINT, NORTH SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES. NATIVE OF ROCKHAMPTON, QUEENSLAND."


CHADBURN,
STANLEY,S,28,,08/03/1919,,Fitter Serjeant,Royal Field Artillery,66th Div. Ammunition Col.,Belgium,'720107',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 8.,"SON OF RICHARD AND SARAH CHADBURN, OF 23, HILTON ST., TONGE, BOLTON."


CHALLENOR,EWART OSWALD,E O,20,,28/02/1919,,Aircraftman 2nd Class,Royal Air Force,57th Sqdn.,Belgium,'248333',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 10.,"SON OF HERBERT AND EDITH CHALLENOR, OF 2, HARTDALE TERRACE, SOUTHFIELD RD., MIDDLESBROUGH."


CORRIGAN,JOHN,J,38,,25/02/1919,,Gunner,Canadian Field Artillery,(Pool).,Belgium,'45',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 15.,"HUSBAND OF MARGARET CORRIGAN, OF 13, MOUNTPLEASANT TERRACE, RATHMINES, DUBLIN, IRELAND."


DAVIES,REES,R,29,,26/02/1919,,Private,Lancashire Fusiliers,6th Bn.,Belgium,'25804',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 12.,"HUSBAND OF MARY JANE DAVIES, OF 1, SMITHFIELD ST., LLANIDLOES, MONT."


DIXON,,H,,,26/02/1919,,Corporal,Royal Army Service Corps,66th Div. Mechanical Transport Coy.,Belgium,'M2/076218',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 14.,


HENDERSON,,G S,35,,10/03/1919,,Private,Canadian Infantry,21st Bn.,Belgium,'2022267',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 4.,"SON OF THOMAS F. AND CATHRINE HENDERSON, OF 9609, 101ST ST., EDMONTON, ALBERTA. NATIVE OF HURON, ONTARIO."


PHILLIPS,,W M,39,,25/02/1919,,Private,Royal Army Service Corps,66th Div. Mechanical Transport Coy.,Belgium,'T/289983',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,A. 1.,"SON OF MARY L. BUNT (FORMERLY PHILLIPS), AND THE LATE THOMAS JAMES PHILLIPS; HUSBAND OF MRS. M. J. PHILLIPS, OF BRADFORD''S COTTAGE, WADEBRIDGE, CORNWALL."


RYAN,,G,26,,09/03/1919,,Shoeing Smith,Royal Field Artillery,66th Div. Ammunition Col.,Belgium,'119821',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 6.,"SON OF MICHAEL AND ANNIE RYAN, OF BALLYSCANLON, COOLBAWN, BORRISOKANE, CO. TIPPERARY; HUSBAND OF A. J. KISBY (FORMERLY RYAN), OF 29, HOLMROOK RD., PRESTON."


SMITH,ALBERT,A,28,,10/03/1919,,Shoeing Smith,Royal Field Artillery,66th Div. Ammunition Col.,Belgium,'720515',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 5.,"SON OF WILLIAM AND FANNY SMITH, OF 25, TUDOR RD., SOUTHALL, MIDDX."


SMITH,ALGERNON SYDNEY,A S,20,,20/03/1919,,Second Lieutenant,Royal Air Force,57th Sqdn.,Belgium,,HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 3.,"SON OF ALGERNON SYDNEY AND MATILDA SMITH, OF 5, TAPTON BANK, BROOMHILL, SHEFFIELD."


WEST,,T E,,,09/04/1919,,Sapper,Canadian Engineers,4th Field Coy.,Belgium,'679209',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 2.,


WHITTAKER,,A H,,,26/02/1919,,Gunner,Canadian Field Artillery,6th Bde.,Belgium,'89381',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 13.,


WILSON,JOHN HENRY,J H,32,,27/02/1919,,Corporal,Royal Army Service Corps,66th Div. Train,Belgium,'T4/246060',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,B. 9.,"SON OF THOMAS AND ELIZABETH WILSON, OF BURTON-ON-TRENT; HUSBAND OF ANNIE WILSON, OF TRENT VIEW HOUSE, 182, NEWTON RD., BURTON-ON-TRENT."

 

 

World War Two Burials

 

HOWELLS,THOMAS RALPH,T R,25,,26/12/1944,,Lance Corporal,Royal Engineers,244 Field Coy.,Belgium,'1922170',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,Row B. Grave 1A.,

 

RICHARDS,ALLEN,A,23,,26/12/1944,,Sapper,Royal Engineers,244 Field Coy.,Belgium,'2079609',HOUYET CHURCHYARD,Row B. Grave 16.,

 

 

Back to World War One Index

 

Back to World War Two Index