IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

VALENCIENNES (St Roch) Communal Cemetery (Nord France)

Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

Pte John McCarthy 16/08/1918
Pte William Edwin Mortlock 22/07/1918 aged 19
William's Dead Man's Penny
for Mr Ken J. Taylor and family
Pte Albert James Moore 18/04/1917
for his great niece Peggy Hanson
Bmb Harold Marsh Wilkinson 01/11/1918 aged 25
for his great nephew Bruce Leeming and family
Pte Arthur Mason 24/10/1918 aged 23
Pte Peter Seffern DeAdder 01/12/1918 aged 26
He was son of Joseph and Winifred DeAdder.
Peter enlisted 06/1918 at New Ross, Lunnenburg Co. Nova Scotia, Canada.
He died of influenza as did many other soldiers at No. 57 Casualty Clearing Station, France.
for his great nephew Peter Russel of East Dalhousie, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dvr George Smith 01/12/1918
No. 4 Coy, 4th Divisional Train, Royal Army Service Corps.
George was born in Swinfen, Staffordshire, the son of George and Maria Smith of 8, Mary Street, Walsall and later of Biddleswood Cottages, Mill Green, Aldridge.
He succumbed in the 4th Canadian Casualty Clearing Station at Valenciennes from a rupture and an abscess.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
Pte Peter James Powell 16/07/1918
The father of two children, Peter lived with his wife at 13, Chapel Street, Pleck and was employed at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Walsall when he enlisted in the Army at Lichfield in 07/1916.
He had previously been employed as a whip finisher.
Peter was captured by the Germans on the first day of their spring offensive, Thursday 21/03/1918, while serving at Ronnsoy.
He is reported to have succumbed in a German hospital at Valenciennes.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
Pte Arthur "Archie" Kenneth Watkins 01/11/1918
Archie's Dead Man's Penny
for his great nephew Jim Munro
Pte James Buckell 09/12/1918
He died of influenza.
He left a wife Sarah and six children, one of which was Frederick George Buckell.
for his great daughter (Frederick's daughter) Jennifer Barrett
Pte John McAvoy 09/09/1918 aged 23
forSue Owen

882 casualties

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