IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

ST SEVER Cemetery (Rouen)(Seine Maritime France)

Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

Photo Courtesy George Cogswell
J. Barber in the civilian part of the cemetery
Photo Courtesy Regis Biaux (Fr)
Pte Albert Henry Bell died of wounds 09/11/1914 aged 20
2nd/Lt Gordon Minter Frieake 03/1897 - 01/08/1916
Only child of George Roberts Minter Frieake and Sarah Louisa (May) Frieake, nee Crouch/Wright.
He was in front in the Sickle Trench near Pozieres when he took part of the battle of the Somme, 23/07/1916.
Gordon was badly wounded that Day and was evacued in Rouen where he died a week later.
Below, his certificate from the London Mayor.
for his Great Nephew Robert Wright
2nd/Lt Vivian Frederic Newton 15/09/1916 aged 19
for the Royal Welch fusiliers & Dr H.J. Krijnen 
L/Cpl Frederick Hanmore 24/07/1916
for his great nephew David Hanmore
& for The Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment Living History Group
2nd/Lt Jack Harry Frogley Barnes 08/05/1917
Pte John Farthing Groves 14/08/1916
Pte Ernest Henry Nash 29/07/1916 aged 22
for the Royal Welch fusiliers & Dr H.J. Krijnen 
Pte Ivor Jones 01/07/1916 aged 22
for the Royal Welch fusiliers & Dr H.J. Krijnen 
Gnr Robert Henry Gemson 16/10/1916 aged 19
for his great great nephew Tony Glynn
Robert, left with an unidentified pal.
Pte Arthur George Birkett 24/10/1915
Arthur was the son of John and Mary Ann Birkett of 27, Frederick Street, Walsall, his father being a caster by trade.
He had only spent three days in the trenches when he was mortally wounded during his battalion’s attack on the Hohenzollern Redoubt on Saturday 13/10/1915.
He was removed to hospital at Rouen where his right leg was amputated in an effort to save his life, however he succumbed to his injuries.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
Gnr James Batts 1879 - 02/09/1916
for his great great grandson Connor Timoney
James is hason commemorated here.
Please thank you to help us to identify this soldier.


3 080 casualties

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