IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

TAILLETTE Communal Cemetery (Ardennes France)

Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 More about Douglas's plane

Page 3 The Tribute Ceremony

Page 4 After the Ceremony (Under construction)

J. H. Waldron - D. J. Mole
The Sacrifice of the MOLE Family
F/O Douglas John Mole 18/12/1944 aged 29
The Coventry family Mole had five sons at war, three gave their lives during WW I
L. to r.: Alfred who survived the war;
Benjamin buried in Prowse Point Cem.;
Herbert buried in Poperinge Old Mil. Cem.;
Arthur Henry buried in Heilly Station Cem.;
Albert who survived the war, father of Douglas.
For Albert's grandson, and Douglas's son, David Mole
David's mother's side family, the Johnson have also lost two members during WW I:
Cpl Tom Johnson 27/03/1918 aged 35 commemorated at the Pozieres Memorial
and Gnr Richard Llewelyn Johnson MM 01/11/1918 aged 23 buried in St Sever communal cemetery extension
F/O John Henry Waldron 18/12/1944 aged 28
For John's niece and nephews Rachel, Paul and Malcolm Balen
John visited by his mother in 1952

2 casualties

United Kingdom Flying Officer (W.Op.) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 10 Sqdn. Age: 29 Date of Death: 18/12/1944 Service No: 168506

United Kingdom Flying Officer (Nav.) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 10 Sqdn. Age: 28 Date of Death: 18/12/1944 Service No: 156776

IF You have a casualty picture, please send me a copy, I'll be glad to show it on this page.

IF You want a king size copy of this picture (300/900 ko - 2592/1944 pixels) please e-mail me.

IF You want picture of a particular grave, in this cemetery, please e-mail me.

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