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js (#47073644)
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I am part of a project to research the history, "residents" and eventually to record all inscriptions in Gravesend Cemetery, Kent. I am happy to take photo requests for this cemetery as I am a frequent visitor there. I am always interested to hear from anyone with any information about interesting people buried there, (they certainly don't have to be "famous"!)

I am always willing to transfer ownership of my memorials to relatives.
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Lord Clifton Peter S. Bligh
Hi I'm doing some research on the Battle of Assche, May 1940. Peter S. Bligh was 4th troop commander A Squadron 15th/19th Hussars and fought in the battle and was captured. See the following link for some info on his and other 15/19 members actionsin the battle.

If you happen to have any other sources of info on PS Bligh let me know as I just have some general info about him

Cheers Steve
Added by battleofassche on Aug 05, 2015 10:48 AM
RE: Matthew Taylor, St. Peter's Churchyard
Thank you so much for this transfer. I will enter memorials for the other family members and credit you for the photographs.

Best regards,

Added by KEtchingham on Jul 22, 2015 10:11 AM
Joan Campbell
RE: John Henry Holloway Chalk
Thank you. I'm sure other members of the family will be interested in this.
Added by Joan Campbell on Jul 18, 2015 3:56 PM
Richard MASON
Private Frank DENMAN, 646, "A" Company, 4th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died, 11th July 1915, age 36.

The photo is of a Canadian Soldier KEMP
Added by Richard MASON on Jun 30, 2015 11:13 AM
George Beikl
I was hoping that you would help me with the unfortunate case of Georg Weikl.

I have just added a scan of a memorial card for Georg Weikl to the memorial that you have created for George Beikl showing his grave in St Mary's graveyard Kensal Green. Why, you may ask?

Well, Georg Weikl was a soldier with the Bavarian 16th Infantry Regiment, 5th Company. His Red Cross records state that he was wounded by a gunshot to the left arm and captured near Montauban on 14th July 1916 but later suffered from a gas gangrene infection and died on 23rd July 1916. Red Cross records confirm that he was buried in Kensal Green in grave number 13 on 27th July 1916 but also add that his name had originally been misreported as being Georg Beckl. He appears in the Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge database (VDK - the German equivalent of the Commonwealth war Graves Commission) under the name Georg Beckl and it is therefore nearly impossible for relatives or any others interested in this serviceman to locate his burial place.

I was hoping that you would allow me to copy the photograph that you have taken of his gravestone so that I can forward it to the VDK along with the Red Cross evidence in order to get an amendment, or an annotation, regarding his name on the official database. Georg Weikl appears to have suffered quite a catalogue of errors regarding his death, even including having the wrong year printed on his memorial card so I think it would be fitting if we could at least try to put some of these right now.

Added by Forscher on Jun 22, 2015 2:58 AM
Rolfe Family - St Mary in the Marsh


Many thanks - you're a star.

Also thanks for the War Memorial plaque photo you put in Iraq for Archibald.

Kindest Regards
Added by 1414Jan on Jun 11, 2015 11:28 PM
Alan Waring
Edward Denton Waring
Dear JS

Ref #48824241 grave of Edward Denton Waring died 20 Nov 1945 which you posted to Findagrave, I would like your permission to copy the image of the gravestone into a write-up of my family's history. The history is for internal distribution within the family and not for publication.

Edward Denton Waring was my father's cousin.

Please reply to

Kind regards

Alan Waring
Added by Alan Waring on Jun 05, 2015 7:14 AM
Susan M S
RE: William Fenner 1780-1869
Added by Susan M S on May 28, 2015 3:00 AM
Susan M S
William Fenner 1780-1869
I have just realised the entry :

Manufacturer of "Tunbridge Ware", a type of wood craft sold to visitors in the eighteenth century.

Is still there .

This is incorrect. William Fenner of the Tunbridge Ware is Wm. Fenner the Tunbridge Ware Manufacturer 1766-1827 and is buried in Frant cemetery with the rest of his relatives.
Would you be able to correct that first part of the entry. The rest which I submitted is correct.

Added by Susan M S on May 28, 2015 12:39 AM
Francis Martin Appleton
Hi JS,
I have a pdf of interesting info on Francis Martin Appleton, if you are interested please send your email address to me
Cheers Alison
Added by Alison on May 26, 2015 6:28 AM
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