In memory of those who died this day during the Great War

  • 1915 73386 Joseph Martin, Infantry
    Buried at Military Cemetery, Shorncliffe, Kent
  • 1915 123 George Torrance, Infantry
    Buried at Earlsfield Cem, Wandsworth, London
  • 1916 420026 George Burton, Infantry
    Buried at Riddrie Park Cem, Glasgow, Glasgow
  • 1917 1054442 Philip Francis Le Cornu, Infantry
    Buried at Churchyard, St Mary, Jersey
  • 1917 2188325 Hugh McDowell, Railway Troops
    Buried at St Nicholas C of Ireland Ch, Carrickfergus, C Antrim
  • 1917 186663 Archibald Nellis Peters, Infantry
    Buried at All Saints Chyd Ext, Orpington, Kent
  • 1917 1048897 Stanley Newman Ripley, Forestry Corps
    Buried at Christ Church, Esher, Surrey
  • 1918 1093263 Frank Davey, Infantry
    Buried at Hollybrook Cemetery, Southampton, Hampshire
  • 1918 3136042 Elie Maurice Gerard, Infantry
    Buried at Kirkdale Cem, Liverpool, Lancashire
  • 1918 Lieut Leslie Farries Gordon, Infantry
    Buried at Military Cemetery, Netley, Hampshire
  • 1918 697081 Kazuo Harada, Infantry
    Buried at Military Cemetery, Netley, Hampshire
  • 1918 3323727 Henry Lawrence, Engineers
    Buried at Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Hampshire
  • 1918 3322747 Andrew Millar Moyes, Infantry
    Buried at Kirkdale Cem, Liverpool, Lancashire
  • 1918 3322843 Hiram Smith, Infantry
    Buried at Kirkdale Cem, Liverpool, Lancashire
  • 1918 2010490 Thomas Orville Sticker, Engineers
    Buried at Kirkdale Cem, Liverpool, Lancashire
  • 1918 2013469 James Toon, Engineers
    Buried at Kirkdale Cem, Liverpool, Lancashire

Content of the CD-ROMs

This study is entitled “Far From Home” as it reflects the sentiment that, for many of the Canadians who are buried on this side of the Atlantic, there was often a family back in Canada. Frequently, those families never saw their loved one again after he or she embarked on the voyage that brought them to England and into the most brutal War in living memory.

The series of CD-ROMs features World War One Canadian graves in 870 different locations across Great Britain. They are offered by County using the pre-1974 boundaries, as these correspond to the references within the CWGC files. In certain cases, large numbers of graves or locations within a single county, will be published in two parts. In total, the number of available volumes offered will eventually reach 100, thus facilitating reduced prices for the CD-ROMs. The range will save our customers buying a much larger volume when they may only be interested in one particular soldier, sailor, nurse or County.

There is a header page for every location with a picture and description of each Church or Cemetery. Where space permits, additional photographs or points of interest about a particular place or casualty have been included. A profile for every individual has been compiled alongside the photograph of his or her headstone. The Canadian flag and memorial cross on each grave represents the authors’ unique signature. Often for interest, the authors have compiled extensive files on soldiers who were either buried in remote churchyards, had an unusual story to research, or strong family connections to the locality. You are invited to email and enquire what additional unpublished information (if any) we may hold on a particular person.

The complete listing of all the volumes showing the counties covered and estimated publication date can be accessed by clicking here. Because the majority of CD-ROMs will take some time to be produced by the authors, please feel free to contact us if you wish to enquire about a particular soldier, sailor or nurse and the location in which he or she is buried.

Map showing the pre-1974 County boundaries

Map showing the pre-1974 County boundaries

Map showing the pre-1974 County boundaries (click to enlarge)

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