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#1 Countess Linda

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 10:41 AM

I am going on holiday later next month.

These are the cemetaries we will be visiting:
Menin Gate
Tyne Cot,
Dikkebus
Passchendale
Poperinge
Bailleul
Zonnebeke
Westrozebeke
Godewaersvelde

Will be only too happy to take photos, as long as it is not 100s!


#2 Roger H

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 11:18 AM

I don't need a photo, but if you are going to Godewaersvelde Cemetery, please say hello to my Great Uncle, Richard Hildreth.

Roger

#3 Graeme Clarke

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 11:40 AM

Hi

A most generous offer

Can I ask for 2 please


Driver 77294 Alfred James SHARE
Godewaersvelde British Cemetery in Grave I.A.22.


Private 40822 Charles Henry BARNES
Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke in Grave XLIX.A.12

many thanks,

Graeme

#4 Countess Linda

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 12:03 PM

I don't need a photo, but if you are going to Godewaersvelde Cemetery, please say hello to my Great Uncle, Richard Hildreth.

Roger



Will do.

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 12:12 PM

Many thanks, Countess. If at all possible a photo of the following would be most welcome:

Godewaersvelde British Cemetery
:poppy: Pt. W. STADEN - Grave: I. P. 56

Best wishes and hope you enjoy your visit
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#6 Countess Linda

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 01:11 PM

Hi

A most generous offer

Can I ask for 2 please


Driver 77294 Alfred James SHARE
Godewaersvelde British Cemetery in Grave I.A.22.


Private 40822 Charles Henry BARNES
Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke in Grave XLIX.A.12

many thanks,

Graeme



Ok ,will do. Our lovely gite is right near Godewaersvelde cemetery, it is so peaceful there.

#7 Peter Bennett

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 07:59 AM

Linda

Please may I request the two below.

Thank you

Peter

SMITH, GEORGE WILLIAM
Rank:Serjeant
Service No:6616
Date of Death:02/03/1916
Age:34
Regiment/Service:Border Regiment
7th Bn.
Grave Reference H. 25.
Cemetery DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY

HARVEY JONES, F M
Rank:Second Lieutenant
Date of Death:18/06/1917
Age:20
Regiment/Service:Worcestershire Regiment
3rd Bn. attd. 8th Bn. Border Regiment
Awards:M C
Grave Reference III. D. 43.
Cemetery BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD

#8 Roger H

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 09:33 AM

Will do.

Thanks. Richard Hildreth's grave reference is I.A.37. It is in the bottom corner of the cemetery close to the entrance. Give his headstone a tap and let him know I continue to remember.

Roger

#9 Countess Linda

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Posted 09 May 2012 - 07:46 AM

Still time for requests from these cemeteries as not gone yet, going soon.

Menin Gate
Tyne Cot,
Dickebusch
Passchendale
Poperinge
Bailleul
Zonnebeke
Westrozebeke
Godewaersvelde


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Posted 09 May 2012 - 11:47 AM

Hello again

Don't suppose you're going past Outtersteene Comm. Cem. Extension, Bailleul (about 5 kms SW of Bailleul) ?

Hope your planning is going well, many thanks for this generous offer
Graham


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Posted 09 May 2012 - 05:50 PM

Please could i ask a huge favour, 6 photo's from Dickebusch New Military Ce.,Ext.? If it is too many i will understand. The men are all King's Liverpool Regiment.

31399 Pte.W.Sinnott II.C.29
33188 Pte.L.Cook II.B.30
25796 Pte.W.F.W.Davis 11.A.21
16668 Pte.S.Morgan III.D.7
26020 Pte.J.W.Watts III.D.8
17033 Pte.J.Yates III.D.9

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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#12 Michelle Young

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Posted 09 May 2012 - 06:37 PM

Please can you say hello to Ernie in Tyne Cot for me? He is behind the pillbox on your left as you enter at the main entrance. I don't need a photo thanks

http://www.cwgc.org/...4567/SERLS, E W

Many thanks, Michelle

PS
Is the gite number 1336? There are 3 lovely looking gites there.

#13 Countess Linda

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Posted 10 May 2012 - 07:50 AM

Please could i ask a huge favour, 6 photo's from Dickebusch New Military Ce.,Ext.? If it is too many i will understand. The men are all King's Liverpool Regiment.

31399 Pte.W.Sinnott II.C.29
33188 Pte.L.Cook II.B.30
25796 Pte.W.F.W.Davis 11.A.21
16668 Pte.S.Morgan III.D.7
26020 Pte.J.W.Watts III.D.8
17033 Pte.J.Yates III.D.9

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Regards,
Bill


Will do, just get list together.
Best wishes
Linda

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Posted 10 May 2012 - 08:04 AM

Thanks Linda. Really appreciate your help.

Regards,
Bill

#15 Countess Linda

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 05:56 PM

Hello again

Don't suppose you're going past Outtersteene Comm. Cem. Extension, Bailleul (about 5 kms SW of Bailleul) ?

Hope your planning is going well, many thanks for this generous offer
Graham

Hi Graham,

Just checked with the old man and he said yes that's fine.( He does the driving and I do the map reading!) So you can send me the names .
Linda

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 06:00 PM

Please can you say hello to Ernie in Tyne Cot for me? He is behind the pillbox on your left as you enter at the main entrance. I don't need a photo thanks

http://www.cwgc.org/...4567/SERLS, E W

Many thanks, Michelle

PS
Is the gite number 1336? There are 3 lovely looking gites there.


Hi Michelle,

Will do and yes we have been to 1336 (Guy) two years running. This year we are going to 1335.
Lovely little village.

best wishes
Linda

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Posted 15 May 2012 - 06:36 PM

Tomorrow last day for names as computer going in for service.
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Posted 28 May 2012 - 11:02 AM

Thanks. Richard Hildreth's grave reference is I.A.37. It is in the bottom corner of the cemetery close to the entrance. Give his headstone a tap and let him know I continue to remember.

Roger

Hi Roger,

Just got back.Gave his headstone a gentle tap and told him he was remembered. The graveyards are so peaceful out there. Gives a whole new meaning to rest in peace.
best wishes
Lyn

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 11:04 AM

Hi Roger,

Just got back.Gave his headstone a gentle tap and told him he was remembered. The graveyards are so peaceful out there. Gives a whole new meaning to rest in peace.
best wishes
Lyn


Lyn

Thank you. It means so very much.

Roger

#20 Countess Linda

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 11:08 AM

Hi

A most generous offer

Can I ask for 2 please


Driver 77294 Alfred James SHARE
Godewaersvelde British Cemetery in Grave I.A.22.


Private 40822 Charles Henry BARNES
Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke in Grave XLIX.A.12

many thanks,

Graeme

Please can you say hello to Ernie in Tyne Cot for me? He is behind the pillbox on your left as you enter at the main entrance. I don't need a photo thanks

http://www.cwgc.org/...4567/SERLS, E W

Many thanks, Michelle

PS
Is the gite number 1336? There are 3 lovely looking gites there.


Hi Michelle,
Just got back. Gave Ernie a gentle tap on his headstone and said Hi. It was rather busy the day we went, but then again I expect Tyne Cot is always busy as it is such a large cemetery.
best wishes
Lyn

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Posted 28 May 2012 - 06:42 PM

I'd just like to say a huge public thank you to Lyn for taking the photo's i requested.

Much appreciated.

Regards,
Bill

#22 Michelle Young

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 01:47 PM

Thank you for doing that Lyn, greatly appreciated

Michelle

#23 Peter Bennett

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Posted 29 May 2012 - 11:19 PM

A public thank you to Lyn for her kind assistance in getting the photos

Peter