IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

LE TOURET Military Cemetery (Richebourg l'Avoué) (Pas de Calais France)

Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

Pte Seth Williams 23/05/1916
for Anthony Bagshaw (Mansfield Woodhouse UK)
S/Lt Hugh Cecil Marnham 22/08/1916 aged 20
Pte Frederick C. Mathias 09/05/1915
Gnr James Fairbairn 29/09/1918 aged 25
for Lesley Harris
L/Cpl Oswald Gee 25/11/1915 aged 28
He left a widow, Emily Gee and a daughter, Emma aged only some months.
for his great granddaughter Virginia Burton
Cpl Christopher Noel Borrett 1896 - 05/02/1915
He was of of Stanley Villas, 12 Newton Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, much loved son of Charles Edgar and Esther Borrett.
He died of wounds received near Neuve Chappelle, while serving alongside his brother Pte Stanley Borrett.
for his niece Marjorie Wrightson (Nee Borrett) and great great nephew Keith Robson (Stanley's great grandson)
Sjt Lancelot Honeywell 24/11/1914
L/Cpl William Black 22/03/1916 aged 21
William was a single man, the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Black of 7, Narrow Lane, Pleck, Walsall.
Drafted to France on Wednesday 29/01/1916, his bn took over trenches at Richebourg-L’Avoué on Wednesday 15/03/1916 relieving the 23rd Bn, Manchester Rgt, the relief being completed at 9.45pm.
Although the exact details of his death are not recorded, it is known that he was accidentally shot through the head at 6pm on the day of his death.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
L/Cpl William Thomas 17/03/1916 aged 18
for the Royal Welch fusiliers & Dr H.J. Krijnen
Lt John Wesley Davies 26/03/1916 aged 31
for the Royal Welch fusiliers & Dr H.J. Krijnen


908 casualties

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