IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

WULVERGHEM LINDENHOEK ROAD Cemetery (West Vlaanderen Belgium)

Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

S/Lt Patrick McDonagh 18/11/1914 aged 20
Gnr Arthur Lewis Faulknall 02/11/1914 aged 18
for Mark Faulknall
Pte John "Jack" Heywood 07/06/1917 aged 25
Jack, of Albion Street, Hyde was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs James Heywood.
He enlisted shortly after war was declared and has been in France since 08/1915.
He has been wounded on two occasions though not serious enough to bring him to "Blighty".
Although he had spent 22 months in France, he had never had a furlough.
On 04/06/1917, his parents received a letter where he wrote his hope to spend some days home ...
for his nephew Arthur Heywood
Pte Thomas Mather 27/02/1915 aged 22
His Newspaper obituary says:
"Thomas Mather of Gee Cross, killed whilst assisting wounded comrade.
The manner in which Thomas met his death in an heroic attempt to assist a wounded comrade is described in Pte Arthur Wood's letter, which will be found on his page.
As a tribute to his memoryu, a service in to be held at Holy Trinity Church."
for his nephew Arthur Hewitt
The sacrifice of the Smith brothers
Pte Harold Smith 11/02/1915
Harold's brothers, L. to R., Pte Ernest Smith 13/08/1915 buried in Redoubt Cemetery, Helles Turkey; L/Cpl Leonard Smith 16/07/1916 aged 16 commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial; Pte Herbert Smith 28/08/1916 buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension.
Mjr Laurence Elliot Booth MC & Bar 05/04/1892 - 13/04/1918
He is remembered on the St Peter's Old Woking G.W.M. Roll of Honour by Pete Smee
and the Surrey County Council Heritage Conservation Team
Mjr John Francis selby Lloyd 18/06/1915 aged 33
John was a married man residing in Stowe Hill, Lichfield.
His father was the owner and Director of F.H. Lloyds Limited of Darlaston, a very large steel foundry, the largest in Europe.
He was drafted to France on 04/03/1915 and killed while in the trenches near Wulverghem, most probably during a relief on the night of his death.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Lichfield


658 casualties

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