The Commonwealth War Graves Commisson (CWGC), an organisation that looks after the graves of UK and Commonwealth war dead, is appealing for relatives to come forward for 20 deceased service personnel.

The CWGC is planning restoration work on the memorials.

Can you help?

SurnameForename (s)Date Of DeathRegimentRankCemetery
AndersonLeslie1918-10-23The Buffs (east Kent Regiment)PrivateSittingbourne Cemetery
AntoniouNicholas1939-12-31Merchant NavyGreaserGrimsby (scartho Road) Cemetery
AtkinsonJohn Joseph1917-02-10Royal Field ArtilleryGunnerLiverpool (ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery
BakerErnest Godfrey1945-09-28Royal Naval ReserveLieut- CommanderHoarwithy Churchyard
BakerHarry John1918-11-08Royal NavyPetty Officer StokerSittingbourne Cemetery
BluntBenjamin1918-01-09Royal Field ArtilleryGunnerTilney St. Lawrence Churchyard
BrownLouis Archibald1915-02-08Royal Field ArtilleryDriverChenies Baptist Chapelyard
CookJoseph1918-08-11Royal ScotsPrivatePerth (jeanfield And Wellshill) Cemetery
FosterJohn Thomas1919-02-12Machine Gun CorpsPrivateHampstead Cemetery
FritchleyG S1918-10-18London Regiment (london Rifle Brigade)RiflemanWirksworth Cemetery
LewisWilliam Isaac1919-12-06Welsh RegimentPrivateHoarwithy Churchyard
McarthurWilliam Porteous1919-03-14Royal Field ArtilleryDriverStirling (ballengeich) Cemetery
MutumWilliam Frederick1918-11-23Suffolk RegimentPrivateBrandon Cemetery, Suffolk
NoadPercy1918-07-03Royal EngineersCaptainSwallowcliffe (st. Peter) Churchyard
O’rourkeJoseph1945-09-03Merchant NavyCookLiverpool (ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery
PilmerAlfred1940-02-04Royal ScotsPrivateEdinburgh (saughton) Cemetery
PingWilliam Robert Wellington1917-10-25Royal EngineersLance CorporalTilney St. Lawrence Churchyard
ReidRobert Mabin1915-07-30King’s Own Scottish BorderersPrivateHawick (wilton) Cemetery
RiddellWilliam1941-05-10Royal ArtilleryBombardierEdinburgh (morningside) Cemetery
RossDouglas Ogilvie1917-06-20Scottish HorseTrooperEdinburgh (newington Or Echo Bank) Cemetery

Additional details can be found in the pdf here: Next of Kin Appeal PDF – May 2022

CWGC wish to make contact with direct blood relations of the casualties concerned.

If you are related to one of the above casualties and can provide us with the documentation, please contact the Enquiries Team.


Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission