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#1 Terry Denham

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Posted 13 March 2012 - 08:59 PM

CWGC added the following casualties to its database today.

Spr James BARNES
44900 Royal Engineers
Died 14.01.18 Age 22
Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

Pte John Maurice JOHNSON
222038 53rd Bn, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Died 02.11.19 Age 19
Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

Pte Archibald M. MacKENZIE
201742 1/5th Bn, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Died 27.01.18 Age 28
Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

Pte Alexander MANSON
2404 Glasgow Yeomanry (Queen’s Own Royal)
Died 10.07.17 Age 31
Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

Pte George Henry MASSEY
TR/6/14604 Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Died 29.10.18 Age 19
Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

Pte Edward McLEAN
TR/1/850 51st Bn, Gordon Highlanders
Died 19.01.18 Age 32
Commemorated: Brookwood (United Kingdom 1914-1918) Memorial, Surrey, UK

Cpl Joseph MURPHY
3381 2/7th Bn, Northumberland Fusiliers
Died 05.02.17 Age 25
Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

A/L/Cpl Percy REID
453128 Royal Army Service Corps
Died 24.05.21 Age 23
Commemorated: Brookwood (United Kingdom 1914-1918) Memorial, Surrey, UK

Lt Charles Mackenzie THOMSON
Army Printing and Stationery Services
Died 24.03.19 Age 44
Commemorated: Brookwood (United Kingdom 1914-1918) Memorial, Surrey, UK

Pte William WARD
4th Bn. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Died 22.08.14 Age 35
Commemorated: Brookwood (United Kingdom 1914-1918) Memorial, Surrey, UK

L/Cpl James YOUNIE
9057 3rd Res Bn, Scots Guards
Died 19.08.18 Age 31
Commemorated: United Kingdom Book of Remembrance

NOT FORGOTTEN

The above WW1 casualties were In From the Cold Project cases. All died post-discharge of tuberculosis unless stated otherwise:
- Spr Barnes (Volunteer: Garry Helsby)
- Pte Johnson (Volunteer: Grant Mangham)
- Pte MacKenzie (Volunteer: Richard Bain)
- Pte Manson (Volunteer: Michael McLaren)
- Pte Massey (Volunteer: Diane Shakespeare)
- Pte McLean died of pneumonia (Volunteer: Kevin O’Neill)
- Cpl Murphy (Volunteer: Alan Grint)
- L/Cpl Reid (Volunteer: Phillip Tardif)
- Lt Thomson died of arteriosclerosis (Volunteer: Chris Harley)
- Pte Ward fell in a dock and drowned (Volunteer: Jim Grant)
- L/Cpl Younie (Volunteer: Jim Grant)

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Posted 13 March 2012 - 09:22 PM

May They Rest In Peace

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Posted 13 March 2012 - 09:42 PM

RIP :poppy:

Pte George Henry MASSEY had a very short experience of Army life. Date of entry 26/07/17; trans to 15th Training Reserve 26/09/17; trans to 51st Notts and Derby 01/11/17; granted Pension 19/04/18; died of TB 29/10/18. Aged 19

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 08:17 AM

Rest in peace soldier boy's, gone and no longer forgotten. Posted Image

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Posted 14 March 2012 - 08:33 AM

Raising a glass to their memory

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Posted 05 April 2012 - 04:10 PM

YOUNIE, JAMES
Rank:Lance Corporal
Service No:9057
Date of Death:19/08/1918
Age:31
Regiment/Service:Scots Guards
3rd Reserve Bn.
Grave ReferenceSec. E. Grave 206.
CemeteryELGIN NEW CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of the late James Younie and of Jane Ann Younie, of New Elgin, Morayshire.

Commemoration Moved From UK BOR

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 07:12 PM

MANSON, ALEXANDER
Rank:Private
Service No:2404
Date of Death:10/07/1917
Age:31
Regiment/Service:Glasgow Yeomanry (Queen's Own Royal)
Grave ReferenceF. 927.
CemeteryCATHCART CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Alexander and Jacobina Simpson Manson, of Cambuslang, Lanarkshire.

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 05:02 PM

BARNES, JAMES
Rank:Sapper
Service No:44900
Date of Death:14/01/1918
Age:22
Regiment/Service:Royal Engineers
R.E. Training Centre
Grave ReferencePlot B. CE. Grave 964
CemeterySWINTON CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Alfred Barnes, of Swinton, Manchester.

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Recent research has shown that Sapper Barnes is buried here.

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Posted 14 June 2012 - 08:15 PM

JOHNSON, JOHN MAURICE
Rank:Private
Service No:222038
Date of Death:02/11/1919
Age:19
Regiment/Service:King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
53rd Bn.
Grave ReferenceHH.42
CemeteryWATH-UPON-DEARNE CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Harriet Johnson, of Wath-on-Dearne, Yorkshire.
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Recent research has shown that Private Johnson is buried here. The Commission is in the process of producing a headstone to mark his grave.

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Posted 20 June 2012 - 05:40 PM

MASSEY, GEORGE HENRY
Rank:Private
Service No:TR/6/14604
Date of Death:29/10/1918
Age:19
Regiment/Service:Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Grave Reference
CemeterySMETHWICK (UPLANDS) CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of George Henry and Mrs A. Massey, of Smethwick.

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Recent research has shown that Private Massey is buried here. The Commission is in the process of producing a headstone to mark his grave.

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Posted 25 June 2012 - 06:44 PM

MURPHY, JOSEPH
Rank:Corporal
Service No:3381
Date of Death:05/02/1917
Age:25
Regiment/Service:Northumberland Fusiliers
2nd/7th Bn.
Grave Reference28
CemeteryTHROPTON (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Son of Michael Murphy, of Biddlestone, Rothbury, Northumberland.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 04:10 PM

MacKENZIE, ARCHIBALD M
Rank:Private
Service No:201742
Date of Death:27/01/1918
Age:28
Regiment/Service:Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
1st/5th Bn.
Grave Reference
CemeteryNEW CUMNOCK OLD CHURCH CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of George and Mary MacKenzie, of New Cumnock, Ayrshire.

Commemoration Moved From UK BOR