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 18 deceased service personnel.  Could you be connected to any of these individuals? Sixteen  of the individuals are buried in sites across the UK and the CWGC is planning restoration work on the memorials.

Can you help?

SurnameForename (s)Date of DeathRegiment
CARLISLEDOUGLAS JOHN1918-10-21KINGS’ ROYAL RIFLE CORPS
CLIVEREGINALD DENNIS1917-11-10ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE
COOKERIC ALFRED J1946-08-27GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT
CRESSWELLARTHUR1917-09-24SHERWOOD FORESTERS (NOTTS AND DERBY REGIMENT)
GREENANJAMES1919-10-31ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY
JOHNSTONALEXANDER GRANT1946-12-01KING’S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS
LANGTONA1919-05-20ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS
MACLEODJ1919-02-01ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE
PATEMATTHEW1920-12-31ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS
POWELLARTHUR CLIFFORD1921-08-24SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY
POWELLWILLIAM PERCIVAL WEATHERLEY1917-07-21HEREFORDSHIRE REGIMENT
RUGMANR H1918-06-14GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT
SOMMERSJOHN WILLIAM1919-07-08ROYAL NAVY
SPENCERALAN1942-05-20SHERWOOD FORESTERS (NOTTS AND DERBY REGIMENT)
WATTJOHN ARCHIBALD1940-08-30ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE
WOODWALTER BERTRAM1917-11-11ROYAL FLYING CORPS

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

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