CWGC

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) honours the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, and ensures they will never be forgotten.

I am remembering 67 known relations as of 29 Aug 2018 who lost their lives in the First and Second World Wars.

First World War

  1. David Anderson – Husband of 3rd cousin 2x removed – H.M.S. “Invincible”, Royal Navy Reserve 1916
  2. Thomas John Ballard – 4th cousin 2x removed – 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen’s Bays) 1916
  3. John Joseph Behan – Husband of 4th cousin 2x removed – 2nd Bn., Royal Irish Rifles 1916
  4. John Norwood Berry – 2nd cousin 2x removed – 6th Bn., The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1916 (brother to Weston Berry).
  5. Weston Berry – 2nd cousin 2x removed – 1st Bn., Royal Fusiliers 1917 (brother to John Norwood Berry).
  6. Harry Percy Burchett – 2nd cousin 2x removed – 1st Bn., The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1916 aka Birchett
  7. Bartholomew George Stephenson Bowlt – 4th cousin 2x removed – H.M.S. “Stephen Furness”, Mercantile Marine Reserve 1915 (brother to Frederick William Bowlt).
  8. Frederick William Bowlt – 4th cousin 2x removed – H.M.S. “Vindictive”, Royal Navy 1918 (brother to Bartholomew George Stephenson).
  9. Alec Edwin Joseph Bromfield – 2nd cousin 2x removed – 2nd/1st South Midland Bde., Royal Field Artillery 1915
  10. Edward Arthur Thomas Champion – 4th cousin 2x removed – “B” Coy. 2nd/2nd Bn., London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) 1917
  11. Edward Frederick Chilcott – Half 1st cousin 3x removed – 1st/4th Bn., Seaforth Highlanders 1918
  12. Ernest Charles Chilcott – Half 1st cousin 3x removed – 1sst Bn., Coldstream Guards 1917
  13. Albert Conley – 4th couisn 2x removed – 6th Bn., The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1917
  14. Montgomery Crowe – Great-uncle – 6th Bn., Royal Irish Fusiliers 1918
  15. Horace Edwin Deal – 4th cousin 2x removed – 1st Bn., The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1918
  16. Walter James Deal – 2nd cousin 3x removed – 2nd Bn., Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry 1918
  17. Samuel Dresser Dicks – Husband of 2nd cousin 2x removed – H.M.S. “Invincible”, Royal Navy 1916
  18. Percy James East – 2nd cousin 2x removed – 6th Bn., The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1916
  19. Charles Frederick Fisher – 4th cousin 2x removed – 6th Field Coy., Canadian Engineers 1917
  20. Leonard Frank Gale – Husband of 2nd cousin 2x removed – H.M. Submarine L. 11, Royal Navy 1919
  21. Charles Thomas Gardner – Husband of 4th cousin 2x removed – 47th Balloon Sect., Royal Flying Corps 1917
  22. Edward William Gatehouse – 4th cousin 2x removed – H.M.S. “Blonde”, Royal Navy 1916
  23. John Thomas George – 4th cousin 2x removed – 12th Bn., East Surrey Regiment 1918
  24. William Thomas Goldup – 1st cousin 2x removed – “B” Bty. 223rd Bde., Royal Field Artillery 1918
  25. William Edward Phillpot Hawkins Handcock – Husband of 3rd cousin 2x removed – 1st/5th Bn., The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1915
  26. John Thomas Hanson – 3rd cousin 2x removed – 12th Bn., Royal Fusiliers 1916
  27. Edward Hayward – 2nd cousin 2x removed – 2nd Bn., The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1915
  28. George Henry Hayward – 2nd cousin 2x removed – 6th Bn., Queen’s Own (Roayl West Kent Regiment) 1918
  29. John Edward Hayward – 3rd cousin 2x removed – 5th Bn., Canadian Infantry 1915
  30. Sidney Hayward – 3rd cousin 2x removed – 2nd/4th Bn., Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 1917
  31. Frank James Heath – 3rd cousin 1x removed – No. 3 Coy., Househould Battalion 1917
  32. William Alfred Howard – 4th cousin 2x removed – “C” Coy. 1st Bn., The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 1914
  33. Edward Hunt – 4th cousin 2x removed – 7th Bn., Royal Fusiliers 1918
  34. Thomas Theodore Hunt – 4th cousin 2x removed – 8th Bn., Leicestershire Regiment 1917
  35. Charles William Knox – Husband of 4th cousin 2x removed – 3rd Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers 1916
  36. Arthur James Lilley – 1st cousin 3x removed – 8th Bn., Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 1917
  37. Harry Luckhurst – 1st cousin 2x removed – 5th Bn.,The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1916
  38. Cecil Edward Augustus Martin – 1st cousin 2x removed – 2nd Bn., The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 1917
  39. Frederick Morgan – 1st cousin 2x removed – 6th Bn., The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1916
  40. William Norris – 3rd cousin 2x removed – 2nd Bn., The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1915
  41. Sidney Thomas Pegden – 4th cousin 2x removed – 10th (R. East Kent and West Kent Yeomanry) Bn., The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1918
  42. William Pegden – Husband of 3rd cousin 3x removed – R.M. Div. Engineers, R.N. Div., Royal Marines 1916
  43. Henry George Philpott – 3rd cousin 2x removed – 13th Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment 1916
  44. Sidney Alfred Ratcliffe – 4th cousin 2x removed – Armament School, Royal Air Force 1918
  45. John Reginald Raynes – 4th cousin 2x removed – 1st Bn., Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 1917
  46. William Alfred Sinden – Husband of 3rd cousin 2x removed – Labour Corps 1920
  47. James Erskine Sjoquist – Husband of 3rd cousin 2x removed – 2nd Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment 1915
  48. George Skeer – Husband of 2nd cousin 2x removed – 222nd Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery 1918
  49. George Thomas Smith – 4th cousin 2x removed – 2nd Bn., The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1915
  50. George Thomas Summers – Husband of 3rd cousin 3x removed – 8th Bn., Border Regiment 1917
  51. William Edward Wiffen – 3rd cousin 2x removed 10th Bn., The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 1918

Second World War

  1. William Andrew Black – 4th cousin 1x removed – 408 Sqdn., Royal Canadian Air Force 1943
  2. Barrington Bradish – Husband of 3rd cousin 3x removed – S.S. Maid of Kent (London), Merchant Navy 1940
  3. Jack Campell Brydon – 2nd cousin 2x removed – H.M.S. “Sparrowhawk”, Royal Navy 1945
  4. Raymond Douglas Castle – 4th cousin 1x removed – H.M.S. “Exeter”, Royal Navy 1945
  5. Edward James Frederick Chilcott – Half 2nd cousin 2x removed – 2nd Bn., Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders 1945
  6. Ronald James Dixon – 3rd cousin 1x removed – Royal Corps of Signals 1947
  7. George Thomas W Dynes – Husband of 5th cousin 1x removed – 85 Anti-Tank Regt., Royal Artillery 1943
  8. Percy Keith Fisher – 5th cousin 1x removed – 3rd Inf. Div. Sigs., Royal Canadian Corps of Signals 1944
  9. William Lacey Goldfinch – 5th cousin 1x removed – 76 Field Regt., Royal Artillery 1944
  10. George Albert Gurr – Husband of 4th cousin 3x removed – Civilian War Dead 1941
  11. Kate Matilda Jane Gurr – 4th cousin 3x removed (nee Willis) – Civilian War Dead 1941
  12. Lewis Richard Frank Jenner – 4th cousin – Royal Army Service Corps 1942
  13. Charles Thomas Keyte – 2nd cousin 1x removed – Royal Air Force 1940
  14. Terence Riordan – 4th cousin 1x removed – 98 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 1944
  15. Ernest Walter Swann – Husband of 5th cousin 2x removed – Civilian War Dead 1947
  16. James Wright – 4th cousin 1x removed – Royal Army Service Corps 1940