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13, 317 CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ

CUTLER, Private, THOMAS, 1672, "B" Sqdn, 1st King Edward's Horse. KIA 9 April 1918. Age 23. Youngest son of Mrs Annie Cutler of 2 Yew Tree Cottages, Military Rd, Dover. Born Weybridge. XVII A 28

His brother BRYANT ALFRED CUTLER also died: see Tourgeville Military Cemetery

"In loving memory of my two sons, Thomas and Bryant Alfred, who died through enemy action, 9 April-23 October 1918. "Until we meet again" - Mother"  - In Memoriam 1950.

$HOPPER, Private, ALBERT, G/62530, Royal Fusiliers, 9 April 1917. XVII J 9

$MUTTON, Private, ROBERT JAMES, G/69636, Royal Fusiliers, 9 May 1918. VIII Q 32

WILLIAMS, Rifleman, Horace Percy, R/39084, 18th Bn, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 1 April 1918, aged 19. Born in Dover, he was the son of George and Annie Eliza Williams, née Stevens, of 52 George St, Salisbury. Mr and Mrs Williams married at St James, Dover, on 1st January 1896. Horace was born in Dover, and in 1901 he was living with his parents and elder brother Leonard Frank, then 4, at 36 Townwall Street, Dover. Mr Williams, who had come from Bethnal Green, was a poultry and beef butcher. By 1911 the family had moved to 7 Avon Buildings, Amesbury, Wiltshire, and Mr Williams was a fishmonger and poulterer. Leonard had become a shop assistant for a jeweller, and two more children had joined the family - Hilda Rose Annie, then 6, born in Canterbury, and Harold Ernest, just five months, born in Amesbury. The couple had also lost two children in infancy. Horace enlisted in Salisbury, originally as M/296089 of the RASC. He is buried in grave XXIV A 9.


4, 35 CAESTRE MILITARY CEMETERY

WILSON, Private, WILLIAM GEORGE, 52677, 11th Bn, East Yorkshire Regiment. 18 May 1918. Son of Mrs Ena V. Wilson of 24 Trevanion St, Dover. I C 20  (William G Wilson married Una V Wakeman in Dover in 1917 - Mrs Wilson named previously is probably his wife, not his mother (whose name was Maria)) Possibly brother to John Charles Wilson)


26, 612 CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL

BRYAN, Captain, FREDERICK STAWELL, M C, 15th Bn. attd. 21st Bn, Middlesex Regiment. 23 November 1917. Age 34. Son of the late Henry Newton Bryan and Ella Bryan of Bell House, Hindley, Wigan. A Solicitor educated at Dover College. Panel 9

$HICKS, Gunner, HORACE CLEMENT, 60214, RGA, 30 November 1917. Panel 1

$McNEIR, Serjeant, GEORGE ALFRED, L/10011, M M, 1st Bn, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1 December 1917. Age 23. Son of Martin and Esther McNeir of 1 Invicta Cottages, Finniss Hill, Dover. Panel 3

$?ROBERTS,  Private, ARTHUR BERTRAM HOWARD, L/8935, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1st Bn, age 24,  2 December 1917. Panel 3

VASSEY, Private, WILLIAM ALFRED, 81151, Royal Fusiliers, died 28 November 1917panel 2 and 3


13, 286 CAMBRIN CHURCHYARD EXTENSION

$STAMP, Lance Corporal, CHARLES, 213, 18th Bn, Middlesex Regiment. KIA 11 May 1916. Age 27. Son of Mrs M. Stamp of 15 Odo Rd, Tower Hamlets, Dover. M 47


13, 315 CANADIAN CEMETERY No.2, NEUVILLE-ST. VAAST

$CLITHEROE, Private, ALFRED WALTER, 267162, 1st/7th Bn, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 24 April 1917. Age 36. Son of Mr and Mrs J. G. Clitheroe of 8 Woolcomber Lane, Dover. 3 B 28

$IGGLESDEN, Lance Corporal, ARTHUR ROBERT, 435252, Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment) 10 April 1917. 2 C 21


26, 642 CATERPILLAR VALLEY CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL

(p)$GOULD, Serjeant, REUBEN, L/7328, 1st Bn, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 22 July 1916. Age 35. Husband of Mrs C. E. Cheeseman (formerly Gould) of 6 Woolcomber Lane, Dover. XIV F 2

$MUDDLE, Lance Corporal, GEORGE WILLIAM ARTHUR, 4245, London Regiment (Post Office Rifles) age 27, 15 September 1916. VII G 32


27, 746 CHAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY, HOLNON

$COVENEY, Private, EDWARD POTTER, 290487, 2nd Bn, Bedfordshire Regiment. 22 March 1918. Age 22. Son of Mrs Emily Manser Coveney of 2 Arthurs Place, Dover. IV A 18


13, 252 CHAPELLE-D'ARMENTIERES NEW MILITARY CEMETERY

(p) CURTIS, Private, JOSEPH, 1744, 4th Bn, Yorkshire Regiment. 17 October 1915. Age 21. Son of William and Ellen Curtis of 17 Spring Gardens, Peter St, Dover. A 6


12, 221 CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY

BURBERRY, Serjeant, V T, 8867, 1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 28 September 1915. Age 25. Son of Mr and Mrs M. Burberry of 66 Viaor Rd, Teddington; husband of Edith Burberry of 4 Herbert St, Buckland, Dover. I E 92

$STEVENS, Lieutenant, GORHAM VINTON, 1st/5th Bn, Lincolnshire Regiment. KIA 18 January 1918. Age 30. Son of the Rev Lorenzo Gorham Stevens and Susan Lynde Stevens (nee Waddell) of Acadia Valley, Alberta, Canada. A Dover College boy. V B 4

$UPTON, Serjeant, LOUIS, 10732, Mentioned in Despatches, 13th Bn, The King's (Liverpool Regiment) KIA 21 April 1918. Age 27. Son of Mr and Mrs A. Cooper of 133 Buckland Avenue, Dover; husband of May Upton, Vivian House, Plasmarl, Swansea. III C 27

WATSON, Private, ERNEST EDWARD, 35411, "B" Coy. 9th Bn, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds 16 February 1916. Age 22. Son of Ernest Wright Watson and Ellen Watson of 29 Oxford Gardens, Gunnersbury, Chiswick, London. From Dover. I I 103


5, 133 CITE BONJEAN (NEW ZEALAND) MEMORIAL

McGOVERNE, Private, ERNEST GEORGE, 10/3670, 2nd Bn, Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F. 3 July 1916. Age 41. Son of the late Capt R. W. McGoverne HM Inspector of Army Schools, Dover. no ref

NESBIT, Lieutenant, HENRY GEORGE, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) age 33, 23 March 1915. IX C 30


5, 133 CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES

BOWLBY, Captain, GEORGE ELLIOTT LOWES, 8th Bn, Lincolnshire Regiment. 15 March 1916. Age 25. Son of The Rev. Alfred Elliott Bowlby and Lilian Bowlby of Harold House, Harold St, Dover. IX F 1

COLLINS, Sergeant, CHARLES HENRY, 6897, Kings Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 27 October 1914. IX A 32

$COURT, Private, BERT JAMES, S/10338, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 11 March 1915. IX C 66

$SPITTLE, Private, REGINALD GEORGE, 8937, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) age 20, 2 February 1915. IX B 97

$WALTER, Private, EDWARD JAMES, 9460, Middlesex Regiment, 25 January 1916. IX E 48


26, 637 COMBLES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

(p)$ BANKS, Serjeant, FREDERICK WILLIAM, 3361, 1st/8th Bn, Middlesex Regiment. 15 September 1916. Age 36. Son of Richard and Emily Banks of 9 Albert Rd, Dover. II F 48


25, 546 CORBIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

HEBELER, Captain, ROLAND STUART, "C" Coy. 7th Bn, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Died of wounds 16 September 1915, wounds received the day before. Age 44.

Son of Mr Frederick Prickett Hebeler and his wife Edith, née Rendel, married in 1867. Mr Hebeler died in 1914; in 1911 he was living with his wife and daughter Jessie at Abbeyfield, Guildford. Then a retired bank manager, he employed five servants. In 1901 Mr and Mrs Hebeler and Jessie were living at 12 Waterloo Crescent, Dover.

Born at Broadstairs in 1871, Roland in 1881  was a scholar at Letton Lodge Preparatory School, Alnwick. Also there was his brother Bernard Armstrong Hebeler. Roland served with the Northumberland Yeomanry in South Africa. In 1903 at St John's Church, Almmouth, he married Janet Mary ("Dan"), the younger daughter of Sir Henry and Lady Scott of Eilanreach and Hipsburn. The couple had three children; Bernard A, 1904, Hetty Margaret R, 1906, and Roland Stuart S, 1908. In 1911 the family were living at Ripley Lane, West Horsley, Leatherhead, with Roland working as a land agent. They employed five servants.

He became Captain in The Queen's in September 1914, and went to France in July 1915. Dying just two months later, he is buried in plot I, row A, grave 31. The words at the foot of his headstone are, "So sweet to live, so magnificent to die".


25, 448 COUIN NEW BRITISH CEMETERY

$RUSSELL, Lance Corporal, HARRY, 52556, "D" Coy. 4th Bn, Middlesex Regiment. KIA 29 June 1918. Age 20. Son of William John and Ellen Annie Russell of 80 Oswald Rd, Buckland, Dover. E 7


13, 247 CROIX-DU-BAC BRITISH CEMETERY, STEENWERCK

$BAILEY, Private, F C, 55794, 16th Bn, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. KIA 26 December 1917. Age 20. Son of Mr and Mrs F. E. Bailey of 81 Hillside Rd, Buckland, Dover. I C 5

THEOBALD, Private, SIDNEY HERBERT, G/23327, 11th Bn, Middlesex Regiment. KIA 30 January 1918. Age 36. Son of Frederick and Annie Theobald of Sevenoaks; husband of Alice Lydia Theobald of "Sparrow Court" Whitfield, Dover. I D 5


23, 412 CROUY BRITISH CEMETERY, CROUY-SUR-SOMME

$TURRELL, Bombardier, GEORGE, 281478, 11th Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds (gas) 1 June 1918. Age 42. Son of William and Elinor Turrell of Dover. II E 25


35, 841 CRUCIFIX CORNER CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX

$BEAN, Private, WILLIAM EDWARD CHARLES, 75976, 2nd/2nd bn, Royal Fusiliers. posted to 2nd/2nd Bn, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) 24 April 1918. Age 19. Son of Mr and Mrs William Bean of 126 Union Rd, Dover. VII B 4

from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

 

 
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