Private 9539 W. CONNELLY

Scots Guards

Died 21st December 1914


Husband of Margaret Dibble (formerly Connelly), of 12, Smithfield St., Gorgie, Edinburgh.


Burial no. 823 Roman Catholic

7/911 Private


Royal Munster Fusiliers

Died 20th October 1915


Burial no. 1746 Church of England

212573 Sapper


Royal Engineers

Died 26th September 1917 Age 49


Formerly 4173, 4Th Battn. Glos Regt (19Th Survey Coy., R.E.)


George signed up on the 22nd March 1915. In November 1916 he is reported to be a skilled lithographer. He wasn't posted overseas.

George died of septicaemia.


Husband of Ellen Mary Connor, of 115, Repton Rd., Brislington, Bristol. They had a son Edward George.


Burial no. 907 Roman Catholic

74029 Gunner


Royal Garrison Artillery

Died 4th October 1918




Burial no. 1973 Church of England

55608 Private


Royal Army Medical Corps

24th November 1915


Ernest Andrew was 24 and a waiter before he enlisted in February 1915.


Burial no. 1756 Church of England

9735 Private


Royal Irish Regiment

Died 5th August 1916



John or James died at the University War Hospital in Southampton.


 Burial no. 881 Roman Catholic

11125 Private


Machine Gun Corps Inf.

Died 18th December 1916 Age 27


Thy Purpose Lord

We Cannot See

But All Is Well

That Is Done By Thee




Son of James Cording, of 417, Ashton Old Rd., Openshaw, Manchester.


Burial no. 1884 Church of England

L/8004 Private


East Surrey Regiment

Died 28th October 1914


Charles was 18 years and 4 months of age when he enlsted in 1903. He was working as a porter and a cycle fitter in Barnsbury, near London. He was 5ft.4 inches tall with blue eyes and brown hair. Charles was admitted to Netley on the 18th October and died 10 days later from tetanus after being shot in his left hand.

According to his military history sheet, he spent 10 years and 325 days at home and 66 days overseas.

He was maried to Elizabeth Dunn and had 2 children Catherine and Charles.


An Old Contemptible.


Burial no. 1620 Church of England

from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour

24719 Lance Cpl.


Worcestershire Regiment

Died 13th October 1916


Edmund Son of John E. and Mary Couldwell, of 72, St. Mary St., Ladywood, Birmingham.


Burial no. 1865 Church of England

9689 Corporal


Durham Light Infantry

25th September 1916


Harry died from gunshot wounds to his right thigh.                  


An Old Contemptible.


Burial no. 889 Roman Catholic

In Loving Memory of

Captain Reginald Frederick COURTIER

Hampshire Regiment

Who Died 13th October 1939

Aged 42 Years

Index of Wills states that Reginald lived in Greville Rd. Southampton and administration went to Charles Frederick Courtier.

Possible parents are Charles and Amy. In 1901 census, the family were living in Shirley Southampton. Charles was a clerk in the post office.

Burial no 2192 Church of England

9062 Private


Connaught Rangers

Died 3rd February 1915


John Creane was born in Rahoon in Scotland. He enlisted in June 1905 aged 17.

John was 5 feet and 3 and a half inches tall with blue eyes and brown hair. His original number was 3037.


Burial no. 829 Roman Catholic

2044 Private


Norfolk Regiment

Died 3rd December 1915 Age 19


   Of King's Lynn

Late Of Wisbech Cambs.


Edward William Bernard Son of Edward and Mary Anne Creighton, of 18, Gladstone Rd., King's Lynn. Born at Wisbech. Served at Gallipoli.


Burial no. 1763 Church of England


Burial record states that Edward died on H.M.S. Aquitania aged 24

3300219 Private


Highland Light Infantry

Died 16th December 1920


Burial no. 2041 Church of England

54037 Rifleman


King's Royal Rifle Corps

Died 26th September 1918 Age 22


Joseph Son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Critchley, of 83, Newton Rd., St. Helen's, Lancs.


Burial no. 922 Roman Catholic

2732 Corporal


Royal Welch Fusiliers

Died 28th January 1916 Age 25


O God Our Help In Ages Past


Frederick George Son of Mr. and Mrs. Crook; husband of Mary Goodsell (formerly Crook), of 9, Cambrian Terrace, Merioneth. Born at Mountain Ash, Glam.


Burial no. 1780 Church of England

6747 Private


South Wales Borderers

Died 27th September 1914


Harry was born in Battersea, London. He was married to Ada and was a Box Maker at the time of enlistment. He died of wounds received in action.


Burial no. 1591 Church of England



Ada and Harry had twin boys Harry and Walter and a daughter Lily. After Harry died, Ada remarried Mr Owen. 


I had a lovely email from Sue Crook whose husband Alan is the son of Walter and therefore is Harry's grandson. Sue has embroidered a beautiful felt heart for a project that the Embroiderer's Guild in conjunction with SSAFA are making to commemorate the 1918 Centenary. 

Thanks Sue for sharing your family story and photos.


Alan, Rachael and Alexander.

7321 Private


Scots Guards

Died 8th October 1914


Wilfred was born in Leeds. He died of wounds received in action. His effects were left to his mother Esther and Miss Alice Cohen.

He served with the Expeditionary Force.


 Burial no. 1600 Church of England

Yorkshire Evening Post 19th October 1914

2822 Lance Serjt.


Irish Guards

Died 20th August 1914



William is the first burial from WWI.



Burial no. 786 Roman Catholic

2631 Private


Manchester Regiment

Died 13th July 1916


Burial no. 877 Roman Catholic

S/3057 Private


Gordon Highlanders

Died 19th December 1915


Burial no. 866 Roman Catholic

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