Saturday, 22 February 2014

St Annes Parish Church, St Annes on the Sea

There are 18 listings on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website for this churchyard.  We didn't find all of them but, having learnt how to understand the grave reference / locating system "in the field" so to speak, still did pretty well.

The full list is as follows:

ADDISON, WILLIAM BURNS Boy    22/02/1919  Royal Air Force 
AIREY, HAROLD FERGUSON   Flight Sub-Lieutenant   23/11/1917 Royal Naval Air Service
AVISON, RONALD JAMES    Gunner 26/01/1942  Royal Artillery 
CAHILL, RICHARD Private   31/07/1917  East Lancashire Regiment  
CARTMELL, ARTHUR  Deck Hand   27/04/1917  Royal Naval Reserve 
ELTOFT, ROBERT AUGUSTUS FRANCIS  Gunner  05/04/1940  Royal Artillery 
FLOOK, G  Private   12/09/1916   The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 
GILLETT, J A  Sapper  15/06/1918  Royal Engineers 
HARRISON, CLIFFORD  Flight Sergeant 10/04/1943  Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve  
KENDAL, T   Gunner  10/12/1920  Royal Field Artillery 
LEE, CHARLES HENRY   Major  26/02/1920     Manchester Regiment
MELLING, S P        Private  02/11/1918  Army Service Corps    
SMITH, HORACE   Private   15/02/1920  Manchester Regiment 
SMITH, S  Private  04/03/1917  Army Service Corps  
STEWART, E C      Private  24/12/1916  Canadian Infantry Canadian 
SYKES, ROBERT NORMAN  Signalman  29/03/1942  Royal Corps of Signals 
THOMAS, GEORGE DOUGLAS  Leading Aircraftman   22/01/1942 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 
VENABLES, CLIFFORD  Driver  22/12/1942  Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers