COCKERMOUTH CEMETERY WAR GRAVES

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Re: COCKERMOUTH CEMETERY WAR GRAVES

Postby mrdeacon » Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:39 pm

mrdeacon wrote:BANKS, WALTER
Rank:Private
Service No:15562
Date of Death:26/10/1914
Regiment/Service:Border Regiment
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Grave ReferenceC1. CE. 133.
Cemetery COCKERMOUTH CEMETERY

Walter was born in the year 1881 in Bishop Aukcland Durham England.
In 1911 Walter now lives at 12 Mays Street Cockermouth.
Occupation : Solicitor Clerk.
Married to Margaret Annie Banks of Workington Cumberland 1908.
Family : Daughter Norah born 1909.
Walter died at Fusehill Hospital.
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Re: COCKERMOUTH CEMETERY WAR GRAVES

Postby mrdeacon » Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:36 pm

John Conway is remembered on Cockermouth's war memorial.

CONWAY, JOHN
Rank:Serjeant
Service No:3844
Date of Death:25/12/1914
Age:36
Regiment/Service:Border Regiment
2nd Bn.
Grave Reference B. A.A. 22. 12.
Cemetery EXETER HIGHER CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Served in the South African Campaign.


Name: John Conway

Birth Place: Cockermouth, Cumberland

Residence: Selby, Yorks

Death Date: 25 Dec 1914

Death Location: France & Flanders

Enlistment Location: Brackenber

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment: Border Regiment

Battalion: 2nd Battalion

Number: 3844

Type of Casualty: Died of wounds

Theatre of War:Western European Theatre


Pictures kindly recieved from Terry Dickens (Cally) from World War 2 Talk
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Re: COCKERMOUTH CEMETERY WAR GRAVES

Postby mrdeacon » Sun Nov 11, 2012 10:13 pm

MILLER, ALFRED
Rank:Private
Service No:34992
Date of Death:29/03/1918
Age:22
Regiment/Service:Border Regiment 7th (West and Yeomanry) Bn.
Panel Reference Bay 6.
Memorial ARRAS MEMORIAL
Additional Information:

Son of James and Jane Ann of Derby Villas, South St., Cockermouth, Cumberland.

Also remembered with honour
Cockermouth Cemetery.
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Re: COCKERMOUTH CEMETERY WAR GRAVES

Postby spike » Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:17 pm

mrdeacon wrote:MILLER, ALFRED
Rank:Private
Service No:34992
Date of Death:29/03/1918
Age:22
Regiment/Service:Border Regiment 7th (West and Yeomanry) Bn.
Panel Reference Bay 6.
Memorial ARRAS MEMORIAL
Additional Information:
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Son of James and Jane Ann of Derby Villas, South St., Cockermouth, Cumberland.

Also remembered with honour
Cockermouth Cemetery.
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In memory of -19455 Private John Farrer,
A Company 11th Border Regiment k.i.a. 1st July 1916
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Re: COCKERMOUTH CEMETERY WAR GRAVES

Postby mrdeacon » Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:35 pm

Lance Corporal FRANK MORTIMER 3242 1st Bn. Border Reg. Boer War

Name: F Mortimer
Casualty Type: Died
Casualty Date: 27 Feb 1900
Casualty Place: P M Burg
Rank: Lance Corporal
Force: Natal Field Force
Regiment: Border Regiment
Battalion: 1st
Number: 3242

Frank died of Dysentery

Franks headstone courtesy of Robin Smith of South Africa a friend of Cockney Tone (Scottie).
From Fort Napier Cemetery South Africa.
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Re: COCKERMOUTH CEMETERY WAR GRAVES

Postby mrdeacon » Sun Oct 12, 2014 10:05 pm

JACKSON, JAMES

Rank:Private
Service No:241436
Date of Death:21/03/1918
Age:38Regiment/Service:Border Regiment 5th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 46.
Memorial:POZIERES MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of the late James and Elizabeth Jackson, of Kirkgate, Cockermouth, Cumberland.

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Re: COCKERMOUTH CEMETERY WAR GRAVES

Postby mrdeacon » Sun Oct 12, 2014 10:07 pm

TIFFIN, JOSEPH

Rank:Private
Service No:15829
Date of Death:22/02/1915
Age:28
Regiment/Service:Border Regiment 8th Bn.
Grave Reference: 3. 485.
Cemetery:SALISBURY (DEVIZES ROAD) CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of William N. Tiffin, of 6, Derwent St., Cockermouth, Cumberland.

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Re: COCKERMOUTH CEMETERY WAR GRAVES

Postby spike » Mon Oct 13, 2014 7:07 pm

mrdeacon wrote:JACKSON, JAMES

Rank:Private
Service No:241436
Date of Death:21/03/1918
Age:38Regiment/Service:Border Regiment 5th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 46.
Memorial:POZIERES MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of the late James and Elizabeth Jackson, of Kirkgate, Cockermouth, Cumberland.


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Re: COCKERMOUTH CEMETERY WAR GRAVES

Postby spike » Mon Oct 13, 2014 7:13 pm

mrdeacon wrote:TIFFIN, JOSEPH

Rank:Private
Service No:15829
Date of Death:22/02/1915
Age:28
Regiment/Service:Border Regiment 8th Bn.
Grave Reference: 3. 485.
Cemetery:SALISBURY (DEVIZES ROAD) CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of William N. Tiffin, of 6, Derwent St., Cockermouth, Cumberland.


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Re: COCKERMOUTH CEMETERY WAR GRAVES

Postby mrdeacon » Fri Sep 18, 2015 8:11 pm

ALLAN, JAMES

Rank:Private
Service No:40833
Date of Death:02/10/1918
Age:23
Regiment/Service:South Lancashire Regiment 2nd/4th Bn.
Grave Reference: III. F. 15. Cemetery:SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, BOISLEUX-ST. MARC
Additional Information:Son of Mrs. Sarah Allan, of St. Helen's St., Cockermouth, Cumberland.

James also served in the 11th Bn., Border Reg. 30119.

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