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Jacksmum

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Good morning,

Do you have the names of the men who were buried in the Ehrenfriedhof Gullegem ?

8 UK soldiers were buried there. I presume they were taken prisoner and brought to Gulleghem. Most likely they died from their wounds in one of the 2 feldlazarets in Gulleghem.

The bodies were moved in the 2O's to Harlebeke.

Regards,

Bart

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Good morning,

Do you have the names of the men who were buried in the Ehrenfriedhof Gullegem ?

8 UK soldiers were buried there. I presume they were taken prisoner and brought to Gulleghem. Most likely they died from their wounds in one of the 2 feldlazarets in Gulleghem.

The bodies were moved in the 2O's to Harlebeke.

Regards,

Bart

Afternoon to you,

no, sorry I don't have individual names from other German Cemeteries, only those from Bergmolen - I will ferret around and see where I got that info (it was some years ago that I found out) and let you know. I will also ask around my Belgian contacts for you. Have faith - the info is out there somewhere!

J

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Harlebeke N.B. Cem

Leonard Thomas FORREST

Born Ontario 1893

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

Reported missing in action 8/5/1915 ( Battle of Frezenberg)

Did as POW 9/5/1915 at Izegem

Origialle buried in the Geman extension of the Iseghem Communal Cem

Regards,

Cnock

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Harlebeke N. B. Cem

Private Alexander Keir CRUICKSHANK, 2nd Seaforth Highlanders (4th Division)

Died of wounds on 10/10/1917 , and was buried at Hooglede ( German cem Hooglede Ost)

His grave was removed to Harlebeken New British Cem on 26/6/1924.

Regards,

Cnock

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Harlebeke

Guardsman William DOCHERTY, 2nd Irish Guards,

Died of wounds on 19/9/1917, as POW.

Buried at the German cemetery of Gits.

Regards,

Cnock

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Thank you very much...three all at once...you have made my day.

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and more to come...

Cnock

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Captain George Ryefield TAYLOUR

2Bn Royal Warwickshire Rgt

KIA 19/10/1914 during attack towards Dadizele.

Regards,

Cnock

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Harlebeke

Lt. E.C. BRADDYLL - 6 Sqn, was kia on 5/9/1915.

He was shot down together with captain William ADAMSON in a FE2a by anti-aircraft fire near Zandvoorde.

ADAMSON is buried at plot XVII.C.14

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Pic of the original burial place of BRADDYLL and ADAMSON at Zandvoorde

Regards,

Cnock

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Harlebeke,

2Lt R. CAMPBELL - 65 Sqn

Shot down in Sopwith Camel nr.E1549 near Gistel-Torhout on 27/9/1918. Claim by Lt. Franz Piechulek of Jasta 56.

CAMPBELL was buried at Lichtervelde.

Regards,

Cnock

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The 'Gulleghem boys' :

JONES J 2nd Bn. London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)....................................19/08/1917 I. B. 16.

PRICE R J 2nd Bn.London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers).................................... 21/08/1917 I. C. 2.

FLETCHER F W 5th Bn. London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade)............................19/08/1917 I. B. 13.

STRAWBRIDGE W 5th Bn.London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade)..............................25./08/1917 I. C. 4.

SADLER J 6th Bn., Northamptonshire Regiment.............................................17/08/1917 I. B. 17.

HUNT A G 7th Bn.The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)........................15/08/1917 I. C. 1.

French J J 9th Bn. London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles)........................ 20/08/1917 I. B. 14.

HATCH H London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade)..................................... 19/08/1917 I. B. 15.

Does some one knows what battle they were involved in and where they were taken prisone ?

Regards,

BArt

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HUNT A G :

On 15/8/1917 the 7 th Bn The Queen's was out of the line and quartered at Eringhem.

Part of the 55th Infantry Brigade they had attacked towards Inverness Copse and Glencorse Wood from 10/8/1917, attacks failed.

Cnock

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Where is Inverness Copse and Glencorse Wood aprox. ???

Regards,

Bart

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Bart,

These are some of the 'classics' of 3rd Battle oF Ypres, thought everybody would know about them.

Send me a pm with Your email address and I will send You a wartime trench map.

Cnock

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2Lt Douglas TOWNSHEND

7 Sqn,

Shot down with Lt Linton Gray in RE8 nr.A3856 on 16/8/1917 near Langemark.

Buried at the German cemetery of Hooglede Ost

Gray commerated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial

Cnock

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Flight Commander Rupert Randolph WINTER,

born 24/4/1896

credited with 5 victories

9 Naval Sqn

shot down 3/2/1918 near Sleyhage in Sopwith Camel nr.B6430

Claimed by Vizefeldwebel Fruhner, Jasta 26

Regards,

Cnock

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2Lt Douglas Michael SAGE, from Oranje Free State,South Africa

Shot down in Sopwith Camel (65 Sqn) on 18/12/1917 by Lt. Bolle, Jasta 28

Buried in German cemetery of Hooglede Ost.

Cnock

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For Bart,

Inverness Copse and Glencorse Wood near Clapham Junction ( Menin Road)

Cnock

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There is one more British soldier which was buried in the Gulleghem Ehrenfriedhof and later moved to Harelbeke.

On the 'gulleghem list" (made in the 20's by a clerk) his name is spelled Moordale. Following info is on that very same list :

"Soldat Clement Moordale * 2.8.87

Royal W. Surrey R. + 17.8.17"

There is no Moordale listed in the CWGC archives, so I checked for a simular name in Harelbeke (as the other 8 men are burried there).

I found Mosedale in plot I grave C5, with same initial, date of death and regiment. And he buried amongst the other 8 men from Gulleghem.

So I think this the men.

regards,

Bart

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I am sorry I have not cought up with this thread recently but have been laid up with the lurgy. Now I can thank you for your efforts in giving the details of the Gulleghem men and all the photos etc. I appreciate your help, and will now sort the info into my files ready for my visit to Harkebeke in May when I can see all the men;s headstones for myself.

Jacksmum

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Good afternoon,

If you have/ find any other information on the Gulleghem men, please let me know.

regards,

Bart

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Hello Bart,

I will do that, although I don't have any information at thsi moment - I will keep you in mind if I learn anything...in the meantime, you keep a lookout for any informaton on the men from Bergmolen (Ardoii) for me!

1-B- graves 7-12

J.O.K. Brierley

H Barnes

M Crossley

J Barnes

P McCarthy

L.C. Buckingham.

These men were moved in the 1920s but the German casualties were moved in the 1950s...those who could be indentified went to Menen and those who remained "Unknown" went to the Kameradengrab in Langemark.

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Pic of the original burial place of BRADDYLL and ADAMSON at Zandvoorde

Regards,

Cnock

Adamson is my grandfather. Do you know more about Braddyll and the circumstances in which they were shot down?

Thanks

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Info sent by pm

Cnock

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