war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

WWII - At Rest in Canada, China, Cyprus,
Czech Republic



(p)+MAY, Jack Raymond, 8 April 1942. Panel 2, Column 2

(p)+WISE, Joseph Francis Loftus, 18 April 1943. Panel 2, Column 2


SAI WAN MEMORIAL, China, (including Hong Kong).

photo: Stewart May

WEBB, Corporal, ALBERT EDWARD, 6282434, 27 Coy., Royal Army Medical Corps. 18 December 1941. Age 35. Son of Ezekiel and Sarah Priscilla Webb; husband of Jessie Alexandra Webb, of  Dover. Column 22

MERTON, SIDNEY ARTHUR, 6201765, Drummer, Middlesex Regiment, 1st Bn, Died 08/12/1941, Aged 25  Column 16. Born 16 March 1916 in Dover, son of Charles and Jane Merton. In 1923 Mrs Merton was living at 20 Hardwicke Road, her husband having predeceased her..

+WILLIS, Lance Corporal, FRANCIS, 2321824, Hong Kong Sig. Coy., Royal Corps of Signals. lost in S.S. Lisbon Maru 1-2 October 1942. Age 25. Son of George Willis, and of Mary Bridget Willis, of Dover. Column 9


STANLEY MILITARY CEMETERY, China, (including Hong Kong).

+PRICE, Petty Officer, CHARLES LUKE, C/JX 135088, H.M.S. Tarantula., Royal Navy. 19 December 1941. Age 27. Son of Charles Price, and of Edith Kathleen Price, of Tower Hamlets, Dover. 6 C 4


KENNEDY, Lieutenant, WALTER ELDER, 201156, 1st Bn., Cyprus Regiment. 4 August 1941. Age 28. Son of Lt.-Col. James Kennedy, The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regt.), and Christina Kennedy; husband of Elsie E. Anne Kennedy, of Dover. 5 B 9


view from the entrance, plots 1 and 2

REVELL, Lance Corporal, FRANK STANLEY, 6285671, Mentioned in Despatches, 5th Bn., The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment). 2 January 1944. Age 27. Son of Ernest S. and Elizabeth Revell, of 129 St Radigund's Road, Dover. III C 11. He died as a prisoner of war at Stalag IV E, Germany.

The words at the bottom of his headstone read "He died for his country. Forever in our thoughts. RIP"

(Right) His grave is fourth from the right

, Lance Corporal, MAURICE D., 6285686, 1st Bn., The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment). 4 October 1942. Age 26. Son of George Clement Sheppard and Sarah Sheppard, of Elvington, Dover. IV B 1

(Left) His grave is first from the left

At the bottom of his headstone are the words "Into thy hands"

photos with thanks to Robyn Pound

from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission


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