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Old 09-11-2019, 10:24 AM
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I've been doing a lot of Military research on my family this past year, so this year I will be remembering:



Arthur Maurice Cooper, my grandfather served in the Lincolnshire Regiment, from 1904 until he “died of his wounds” as a POW in Berlin in Jan 1915. Buried in Potsdam, Germany.

Ernest Edward Cooper, served in the Essex Regiment, 10th (Service) Battalion. Killed at the first Battle of Amiens in August 1918. Buried in Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette, Somme, France.

Spencer Bruce Cooper, served in the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment) attd. 2nd Bn. Royal Berkshire Regiment. Died on 24 April 1918. Buried in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension III. France

William David Kenny VC, commissioned into the Indian Army as a Second Lieutenant on 31st August 1918 and posted to the 4th Battalion 39th Garhwal Rifles. A year later he was promoted Lieutenant and was killed in action on 2 January 1920 during the Waziristan campaign. For this action, he was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross.

Ambrose Ling, Able Seaman, HMS Sheffield Royal Navy, died on 27 May 1941. Commemorated at Chatham Naval Memorial, Kent, Cemetery/memorial reference: 43, 1.

Bertie Ling, 10th Bn., East Yorkshire Regiment, 252nd Battalion, died on 12 April 1918. Commemorated at Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainaut, Belgium, Cemetery/memorial reference: Panel 4.

Bertie Ling, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own) 2nd Battalion, died on 7 July 1917. Battery Corner Cemetery, Cemetery/memorial reference: I. D. 11.

George Alfred Ling, Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion, formerly 28504, Suffolk Regt, died on 4 Jan 1917, France. Gorre British and Indian Cemetery, Grave reference III. E. 3.

Isaac Ling, 1st/5th Bn., Royal Sussex Regiment, died on 16 August 1917. Buried at Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Cemetery/memorial reference: Panel 86 to 88.

Rowland Adolphus Ling, 2/7th Bn, The Queen's Royal Regt. (West Surrey), died on 30 September 1944. Buried in Cesena War Cemetery, Italy"

Walter Ling, 9th Bn., Suffolk Regiment, died on 24 October 1915. Buried in La Brique Military Cemetery No.2, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. (Ref I.O.27).

William David Ling, Suffolk R G A (Militia). Died 11 Oct 1907, aged 16. Buried in Blaxhall, Suffolk.

William Samuel Ling, Royal Irish Rifles, 13th Battalion. Died 4 June 1917, age 32. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France

Peter Joseph Newton, Royal Navy from 1896 until he died in 1918. Buried in the Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery.

John Joseph Newton, Royal Corps of Signals, attached to the Indian Signal Corps, and died March 1945 in Burma. Buried in the Taukkyan War Cemetery, Rangoon.

Wallace John Newton, died 1895 on board HMS Trincomalee. His death is recorded in GRO Marine Death Indices (1846 to 1902).

Ernest Phillips, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, died in August 1944 in northwestern Europe. Buried in the Bayeux War cemetery, in Normandy.



Civilian War Dead

Blanche Eliza Cooper, killed during a Zeppelin raid over Southwold, Suffolk on 17 April 1915.

David Albert Ling, died on 24 July 1944, aged 17 years. Air raid at 22 Arundel Road, Leytonstone. Buried in Leyton, Municipal Borough.

Arthur Ling, Injured in same air raid at 22 Arundel Road, Leytonstone. Died on 28 July 1944 aged 78 years. Buried in Urban District of Hornchurch,
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My grandad was gassed at Cambrai and spent the rest of WW1 as a POW.

My uncle was killed by the Japanese during the invasion of Hong Kong
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