IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

The visit of Commonwealth graves in Communals Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France

DUHALLOW ADVANCED DRESSING STATION Cemetery (Ieper) (West Vlaanderen Belgium)

Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

Pte Ernest Hawkins 20/09/1918 aged 20
Pte Francis Nicholls 20/09/1917 aged 26
Rfm James Hegarty 15/10/1918 aged 41
James was killed by artillery fire while trying to rescue a wounded comrade from the battefield near Ypres. 
For his Great Son James Hegarty (Tottenham Can.)  
L/Bmr Robert Henry Harry Archer 16/04/1918 aged 22
For Steve Morse (UK)
Gnr Archibald Boniface Silas Joyce 07/10/1917 aged 45
Archibald was killed from a direct hit from German artillery on his gun
For his grandson Richard Denyer
Pte Tom Lowe 21/10/1918 aged 22
He lived at 8 Broming Street, Beswick, Manchester.
He joined in about November 1914, 3 platoon, A Coy 7th city bn, Manchester Pals, the 22nd Service Bn of the Manchester Rgt.
Tom transfered to the Yeomanry Cyclists (Canterbury) in around 1915/16, then to the 5th Cameron's.
This was the unit he went to France with around 1916.
He died of Gas shell wounds.
His father Pte Matthew Lowe 01/07/1916 was killed the first day of the battle of the Somme, he has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
for Matthew Lucas and family
Pte Harold Victor Atkinson MM 25/12/1917 aged 20
Harold won his citation for gallantry carrying messages through the battle 1-2 December 1917
For his niece Yvonne Atkinson and great nieces Alison and Kathryn Ford
Pte John Dixon Morrell 29/05/1940
He was a Lay Preacher - Church atender and just finished his Apprentiship as a Plasterer prior to being called up.
On this group photo, he is 2nd from right, bottom row.
for his nephew George William Jenkins and family
Pte Jesse Allen Mockford 31/07/1917 aged 19
Pte Joseph Randle 14/10/1918 aged 19
Joseph was the son of Edward and Jane Elizabeth Randle of 68, Sandwell Street, Walsall.
A leather stainer employed by by A.T. Price and Company, curriers of 22, Bank Street, Walsall, Joseph attested for the Army at Walsall on Friday 15/09/1916 being placed on reserve.
He was mobilised on Thursday 15/02/1917 and drafted to France on Thursday 06/12/1917.
Wounded in action, Joseph was removed to the 36th Casualty Clearing Station north of Ypres town where he succumbed.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
Pte John Edward Hooper 06/08/1917 aged 25
Born in Walsall to John and Elizabeth Alice Bloyham Hooper, John was a single man who lived with his parents at 346, Pleck Road, Walsall.
He was employed by Mr. Crawford of Caldmore Road, Walsall as a chain maker and was a member of St. John’s Church, Pleck.
Enlisting in the Army at Darlaston in 08/1915, John was killed near Pilckem, Ypres by a shell bursting over the lines.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
Pte Neil Mason 13/10/1917 aged 19
He was born in Campbletown on the Mull of Kintyre Scotland.
He died of wounds at Passcendaele.
for Iain Jamieson
Neil with his brother Cpl Daniel Mason, seated, killed on 23/04/1917 and buried in Athies Communal cemetery extension.
Pte Ernest Hanmore 03/08/1917
He was KiA at the very beginning of the 3rd Battle of Ypres.
for his great nephew David Hanmore
Pte Robert Maurice Fitzgerald 16/11/1917 aged 26
for his great nephew Charles Fitzgerald
Pte Herbert Maurice Whightwick 27/08/1885 - 05/05/1915
Pte Duncan McIntyre 14/10/1918 aged 23
He wears a long service chevron and three wound stripes

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Casualties informations come usualy from Commonwealth War Graves Commission, see links for more informations © Pierre Vandervelden - Belgium