IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

VLAMERTINGHE NEW Military Cemetery (Vlamertinge) (West Vlaanderen Belgium)

Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

Coy Qmr. Sjt Frederick Herbert Tudge 29/07/1917
for Anthony Bagshaw Mansfield Woodhouse (U.K.)
Gnr Ralph. Moreton Died of wounds 29/11/1917
Lt Langley Latton Attwood 12/08/1917
He was born 26/02/1893
For Avalon Eastman
Oundle School Roll of Honour
Gnr Frederick Arthur Bagley 19/07/1917 aged 31
He maried Edith May Young in 09/1912 and son Arthur C.
Far right, Fredericks's brother, Edward Bagley
For Patricia Smith and family
Pte W. Butterworth 12/07/1917
Bmd Ellis Sard Moore 1881 - 25/07/1917
Ellis was born in Hatfield to John Sard and Mary Ann Moore nee Bygrave. In the 1881 Census they were living in Digswell, Hertford in GNR railway cottage. The neighbours were all railway workers and John is shown as a clerk. Mary Ann Bygrave was born in Hatfield and her family all lived in Digswell.
Ellis had married Florence Cooper 23/08/1908 at Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire. They had four children John Sard (1909), Thomas E. (1911), Evelyn Alice (1912) and Florence Eleanor (1914). Ellis was shown in the 1901 census as a soldier but in the 1911 census shown as working as a porter in a drapery.
Florence died shortly after Ellis’s death on 16/09/1917. The family said she died from a broken heart. She was buried at Enfield cemetery - buried alongside her father Thomas who died in 1911.The children were left in the care of their grandmother, Emma Cooper.
Ellis is remembered by the Kilbourn family descended from Florence Eleanor Moore who married Alfred Kilbourn in 1932. The early deaths of Ellis and Florence changed the family’s life completely.
Ellis was killed 25/07/1917 along with 2nd/Lt Alfred Slater Reynolds, Bmd Joseph Crookes and Gnr Edgar Domaille by a shell that fell in their gun position between the Ypres Canal and the village of Brielen, Flanders.
2nd/Lt Alfred Slater Reynolds and Gnr Edgar Domaille are also buried here, Bmd Joseph Crookes buried in Etaples Military Cem.
Submitted on behalf of the Kilbourn family by Liz Shea, who welcomes any further information.
Shoeing Smith Sidney George Smith 20/07/1917 aged 30
Sidney here with his wife Emily and two sons, William and Samuel (died at an early age).
Sidney's brother, Gnr Albert Edward Smith, died the same Day, aged 25 is buried alongside.
Sidney 1st left and Albert 1st right on the larger photograph.
For their great nephew Brian Owen
Spr Bert (Bertie) Ridley 1893 - 03/01/1918
Here with his wife Annie Ridley nee Elmer.
They had two sons, William and Albert who also had six children each.
Bertie's older brother, L/Cpl George William Ridley served in Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) died 22/09/1918 and is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery, Surrey.
They had three more brothers, Lewis, Clifford and Leonard, and a sister Florence.
for bertie's great grandson (and Albert grandson), Scott Hamilton and the whole family
Pte Earl Goring 05/11/1917 aged 21
He enlisted 26/01/1916, in Orillia, part of the 157th (Simcoe Foresters) Bn.
Single, former a farmer, he was born at Rama Portage, Rama Township, 25/01/1897 son of Edgar Goring & Idella Barager.
Earl was wounded 09/09/1916, at Somme, after 8 months in the hospital, he rejoined his new rgt, the 76th Bn, just four days before Vimy Ridge.
He met his death at Paschendaele, he was carrying a wounded officer to safety, when a bursting shell killed them both.
for the Ramara Historical Society

1 802 casualties

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