GUARBECQUE CHURCHYARD

 

 

Pas De Calais

 

 

France

 

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Location Information

Vrizy is a village in the department of the Pas de Calais, 6 kilometres north-north-east of Lillers on the D94. The cemetery is situated beside the church in the centre of the village.

Location of Commonwealth war graves: From main entrance, one plot of 7 graves will be found against centre of right hand boundary, one plot of 2 graves and 2 single graves are against rear boundary near centre of boundary.


Historical Information

There are now nearly 10, 1914-18 and a small number of 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site.

World War One Burial Details

 

BAILEY,ARTHUR WILLIAM,A W,34,,17/04/1918,,Sapper,Royal Engineers,476th Field Coy.,France,'224162',GUARBECQUE CHURCHYARD,7.,"SON OF ARTHUR JOHN AND LIZZIE BAILEY, OF 46, SPARSHOLT RD., CROUCH HILL, LONDON. BORN AT ISLINGTON, LONDON."


COX,HAROLD WALTER,H W,,,14/04/1918,,Corporal,Royal Field Artillery,"""C"" Bty. 177th Bde.",France,'93260',GUARBECQUE CHURCHYARD,1.,


DYKES,CHARLES EDWARD,C E G,,,26/04/1916,,Sapper,Royal Engineers,476th Field Coy.,France,'498291',GUARBECQUE CHURCHYARD,8.,


GAMBLE,ALBERT EDWARD,A E,28,,18/04/1918,,Gunner,Royal Field Artillery,"""C"" Bty. 160th Bde.",France,'120496',GUARBECQUE CHURCHYARD,6.,"SON OF MR. AND MRS. GAMBLE, OF NORTHAMPTON; HUSBAND OF MRS. A. GAMBLE, OF 53, ABBEY ST., ST. JAMES' END, NORTHAMPTON."


HALTON,THOMAS WILLIAM,T W,39,,24/04/1918,,Private,Lancashire Fusiliers,3rd Bn.,France,'30956',GUARBECQUE CHURCHYARD,5.,"SON OF MATTHEW CORRI HALTON, J.P., L.R.C.P.I., M.R.C.S.I., AND LUCY HALTON. BORN AT BARNSLEY, YORKSHIRE."


HUTCHINS,ALBERT VICTOR EDWARD,A V E,,,14/04/1918,,Gunner,Royal Field Artillery,"""C"" Bty. 177th Bde.",France,'37796',GUARBECQUE CHURCHYARD,2.,


MATHIESON,JAMES,J,30,,14/04/1916,,Gunner,Royal Field Artillery,"""C"" Bty. 13th Bde.",France,'646345',GUARBECQUE CHURCHYARD,4.,"SON OF JAMES AND ELIZABETH MATHIESON, OF 27, NICOLSON ST., GREENOCK."


SALTER,JOHN,J,32,,14/04/1918,,Gunner,Royal Field Artillery,"""C"" Bty. 177th Bde.",France,'233623',GUARBECQUE CHURCHYARD,3.,"SON OF JOSEPH AND REBECCA SALTER; HUSBAND OF SARAH EDITH SALTER, OF 79, WESTFIELD RD., WEST EALING, LONDON. BORN AT SOUTHALL, MIDDX."


STIRLING,ALEXANDER,A,32,,12/04/1918,,Sapper,Royal Engineers,479th Field Coy.,France,'400508',GUARBECQUE CHURCHYARD,9.,"SON OF JOHN AND CATHERINE STIRLING; HUSBAND OF HELEN CALDER STIRLING, OF 2, HILLHEAD ST., HILLHEAD, GLASGOW. BORN AT GLASGOW."

 

 

World War Two Burial Details

 

SMITH,OLIVER MARK,O M,,,10/05/1940,24/09/1940,Gunner,Royal Artillery,"44 Bty., 13 Anti-Tank Regt.",France,'1514850',GUARBECQUE CHURCHYARD,Grave 2A.,

 

LEWIS,WILLIAM,W,,,24/05/1940,24/09/1940,Fusilier,Royal Welch Fusiliers,1st Bn.,France,'4189549',GUARBECQUE CHURCHYARD,Grave 3A.,