Historical Information: The Allied offensive in north-western Europe began with the Normandy landings of 6 June 1944. St Charles de Percy War Cemetery is the southernmost of the Normandy cemeteries. The majority of those buried here died in late July and early August 1944 in the major thrust made from Caumont l'Evente towards Vire, to drive a wedge between the German 7th Army and Panzer Group West. The cemetery contains 809 Second World War burials.


No. of Identified Casualties: 703



Sources: CWGC; The Times; The Irish Times; The Armoured Micks

Photos courtesy of A. Oglesby; H. MacLean

ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY, FRANCE

Many who lie in this cemetery were killed on 11 August 1944.

Click on this link - for an earlier gallantry award for Major Eardley-Wilmot, to view published details of circumstances surrounding his and over 30 others’ deaths.


Cemetery: ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Country: France

Locality: Calvados


 

There are 3 graves of Unknown Irish Guardsmen in this cemetery.



Guardsman EDMUND NOEL ANDERSON 2723353, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 25

on 03 August 1944

Foster-son of Margaret Anderson, of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: XI. G. 13.



Guardsman ALBERT JOHN BAGHURST 2720993, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 29 on 06 August 1944

Son of Albert John and Susan Baghurst, of Alvaston, Derby.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. F. 10.



Guardsman ALBERT GEORGE BARNETT 2722715, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 34 on 01 August 1944

Son of William Jesse Barnett, and of Minnie Sarah Barnett, of Haywards Heath, Sussex; husband of Doris Rose Barnett.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. G. 15.

Click here to read a partial account of the action in which Guardsman Barnett died. 



Guardsman LIONAL ALBERT BOLAND 5347756, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 23 on 04 August 1944

Son of Michael Francis and Violet Fanny Boland, of Bicester, Oxfordshire. His brother Michael Patrick also died on service.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave III. G. 3-12.



Sergeant MARTIN HOLMES BRENNAN 2719937, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 25 on 04 August 1944

Son of James Francis and Lily Brennan; husband of Kathleen Esther Brennan, of Dublin, Irish Republic.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. B. 15.



Lance Corporal GODFREY NICHOLAS HAMMOND BRILL 2719764, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 25 on 03 August 1944

Son of Herbert Francis and Beatrice Ann Christobel Brill; husband of Florence May Brill, of Westfield, Woking, Surrey.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. F. 11.



Lance Corporal GEORGE CARLTON BRITTON 2723648, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 29 on 11 August 1944

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 14.



Serjeant MARTIN HOLMES BRENNAN 2719937, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 25 on 04 August 1944

Son of James Francis and Lily Brennan; husband of Kathleen Esther Brennan, of Dublin, Irish Republic.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. B. 15.



Guardsman JOSEPH BYRNE 2724032, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 24 on 03 August 1944

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: I. F. 12.



Lance Corporal PATRICK CONCANNON 2719429, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 25 on 01 August 1944

Son of John Patrick and Ellen Concannon, of Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: I. E. 2.

Click here to read a partial account of the action in which Lance-Corporal Concannon died. 



Guardsman JOHN CONROY 2717181, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 35 on 11 August 1944

Son of John and Julia Conroy; husband of Mary Conroy, of Paddington Green, London.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 15.



Guardsman TERENCE CULLEN 4206579, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 20 on 02 August 1944

Son of Edward and Elizabeth Cullen, of Anfield, Liverpool.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. G. 15.



Guardsman EDWARD DAVIDSON 2721186, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 24 on 01 August 1944

Son of John and Margaret Davidson, of Haltwhistle, Northumberland.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave I. C. 10.

Click here to read a partial account of the action in which Guardsman Davidson died. 



Captain HUGH EVERARD JOSEPH DORMER D.S.O., 104106, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 25 on 01 August 1944

Son of Capt. Kenelm Dormer, and of Josephine Dormer, of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 9.

Click here for entry under Gallantry and more information about Hugh Dormer

See Times article Aug 12, 1944; FALLEN OFFICERS, DORMER

See Times article Aug 01, 1945; IN MEMORIAM DORMER

See Times article Aug 01, 1946; IN MEMORIAM, DORMER

Click here to read a partial account of the action in which Captain Dormer, DSO died. 


From Memorial at Le Tourneur:


“1944 - 2004

HOMMAGE AU CAPITAINE

H. DORMER, IRISH GUARDS

MORT EN CE LIEU

ET AUX SOLDATS DE

LA GUARDS ARMOURED DIVISION

QUI ONT LIBERE

LE TOURNEUR

LE 31 JUILLET 1 ET 2 AOUT


NOUBLIONS JAMAIS”


[1944 - 2004 In memory of Captain H. Dormer, Irish Guards who died here and of the soldiers of the Guards Armoured Division who liberated Le Tourneur on 31st July, 1st and 2nd of August]



Serjeant WILLIAM JOSEPH DOUGLAS 2720741, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 28 on 05 August 1944

Son of Alexander and Annie Douglas, of Cloughmills, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland; husband of Kathleen Douglas, of Cloughmills.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. B. 1.



Guardsman ERNEST DRINKILL 2722167, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 35 on 31 July 1944

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: Joint grave IV. D. 5-6.



Guardsman GEORGE EAGER 2723836, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 24 on 11 August 1944

Son of Thomas and Ellen Eager.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: XI. G. 4.



Lance Serjeant THOMAS HENRY ENGLAND 2718941, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 24 on 11 August 1944

Son of John and Sarah England, of Portadown, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: III. D. 9.



Serjeant THOMAS JOSEPH ENGLISH 2721894, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 25 on 08 August 1944

Son of James and Margaret English, of Knockcroghery, Co. Roscommon, Irish Republic.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. R. 10.



Guardsman GEORGE FITT 2723874, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 20 on 03 August 1944

Husband of Mary Fitt, of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: I. F. 9.


2723874 Guardsman George Fitt

George was a brother of Lord Gerry Fitt, an M.P. from Northern Ireland and Lord Fitt was later to become an honorary member of the regiment's sergeants' mess.  Lord Fitt and another of his brothers served as merchant seamen during the Second World War.

Click here to read Lord Fitt’s obituary in The Times


By H. MacLean:

“Gerry Fitt served on the Tanker NACELLA official number 168444 built in 1943 for Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co Ltd, London. It was broken up in Bo’ness on 7.3.1960.  The ship was completed in June 1943 and by apparently went straight out on a Russian convoy.

 

The cargo ship THEEMS official number 149764 built in 1921 as ALEKSANDER  for A.M. Luther.

1926 renamed JOLLY BRUCE (L.Walford); 1931 renamed THEEMS (L. Walford); 1951 renamed MARVIA (Mazzone & Co).  An onboard fire occurred at Marseilles on 21.12.1954 and she was broken up at Spezia on 8.12.1955.”



Guardsman EDWARD LAURIE FRASER 2719790, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 26 on 11 August 1944

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: III. D. 8.



Guardsman THOMAS GERRARD 2722984, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 28 on 04 August 1944

Son of John and Annie Gerrard, of Orrell, Lancashire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave III. G. 3-12.



Guardsman JAMES HENNESSY 2718887, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died on 11 August 1944

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: III. D. 13.



Guardsman FRANCIS HOLLEY 2723557, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 19 on 01 August 1944

Son of Jerimiah and Margaret Holley, of Waun Wen, Swansea.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave V. G. 13.

Click here to read a partial account of the action in which Guardsman Holley died. 



Serjeant GEORGE ARTHUR JENNINGS 2719660, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 26 on 11 August 1944

Son of Frank Ernest and Alice Jennings; husband of Cicely Thelma Jennings, of Little Common, Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: XI. G. 5.



Guardsman JOHN OWEN DORFIL JONES 2721820, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 26 on 04 August 1944

Son of John Dorfil Jones and Jane Jones, of Blaenau Festiniog, Merionethshire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: XI. G. 11.



Lieutenant JOHN CHARLES FITZGERALD KEATINGE 278673, 2nd Armd. Bn., Irish Guards who died age 20 on 04 August 1944

Son of Gerald FitzMaurice Keatinge and Margaret Evelyn Keatinge, of Codnor, Derbyshire. Scholar-elect, King's College, Cambridge.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. D. 2.

See Times article Aug 16, 1944; FALLEN OFFICER, KEATINGE



Lance Serjeant JOHN KELLY 2718214, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 32 on 01 August 1944

Son of John and Mary Kelly; husband of Ellen Kelly, of Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave III. G. 3-12.

Click here to read a partial account of the action in which Lance-Sergeant Kelly died. 



Guardsman GEORGE DANIEL KIBBLE 2719991, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 26 on 04 August 1944

Husband of Gladys Joyce Kibble, of Harrow, Middlesex.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave III. G. 3-12.



Guardsman CYRIL LALLY 2723499, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 19 on 01 August 1944

Son of Thomas and Mary Lally, of Liverpool.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave III. G. 3-12.

Click here to read a partial account of the action in which Guardsman Lally died. 



Warrant Officer Class II DAVID LARKIN 2717614, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 32 on 11 August 1944

Son of James and Mary Larkin; husband of Catherine Mary Larkin, of Surbiton, Surrey.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: III. D. 11.


From The Irish Independent, June 5, 1945:


LARKIN - Company Sergeant-Major David P. Larkin, Irish Guards, killed in action in France, Aug. 11, 1944, dearly loved eldest son of James and Mary Larkin, Ballygrennan, Listowel, Co. Kerry. R.I.P. English and American papers please copy.



Lance Corporal HENRY LAWTON 2720845, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 24 on 06 August 1944

Son of Solomon and Edith Lawton, of Kearsley, Lancashire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. G. 4.



Lieutenant DENNIS BEMISTER LIDDLE 226183, 2nd Armd. Bn., Irish Guards who died age 22

on 08 August 1944

Son of Laurence Henry and Dorothy Isabel Liddle, of Rostrevor, Co. Down, Northern Ireland.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. G. 2.



Guardsman ALBERT PERCY LIPTROT 2722514, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 34 on 02 August 1944

Son of Albert Percy and Agnes Liptrot, of Old Trafford, Manchester.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. G. 2.



Lieutenant MICHAEL KING MACONCHY 165062, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 24 on 01 August 1944

Son of John King Maconchy and Stella Dorothy Maconchy; husband of Joanna Elizabeth Maconchy, of St. Marylebone, London.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave I. C. 10.

See Times article Aug 15, 1944; MACONCHY, MISSING

See Times article Sep 11, 1944; FALLEN OFFICER, MACONCHY

See Times article Sep 11, 1944; MACONCY, NOW KNOWN KILLED IN ACTION

See Times article Feb 27, 1945; OFFICERS KILLED IN ACTION 

See Times article Aug 01, 1945; IN MEMORIAM MACONCHY

See Times article Aug 01, 1946; IN MEMORIAM, MACONCHY

Click here to read a partial account of the action in which Lieutenant Maconchy died. 


From The Irish Independent, June 26, 1945:


MACONCHY - Lieut. Michael King Maconchy, 2nd Battalion, Irish Guards, killed in Normandy, dearly loved husband of Jo (nee Bankes), and second son of Mr. and Mrs. J.K. Maconchy.



Lieutenant JOHN KEVIN MAGUIRE 243516, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 21 on 04 August 1944

Son of David Percy and Edith Mary Maguire, of Liverpool.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. D. 3.

See Times article Aug 04, 1945; IN MEMORIAM MAGUIRE

See Times article Aug 05, 1946; IN MEMORIAM, MAGUIRE



Guardsman FREDERICK WILLIAM MAHON 2722931, 2nd Armd. Bn., Irish Guards who died age 23 on 31 July 1944

Son of Simon and Margaret Mahon, of Bootle, Lancashire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: Joint grave IV. D. 5-6.



Guardsman PETER McCALLAN 2723871, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 25 on 11 August 1944

Son of James and Brigid Ann McCallan, of Pomeroy, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: III. D. 12.



Lieutenant FRANCIS DUDLEY PAKENHAM McCORKELL 258178, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 21 on 06 August 1944

Son of Sir Dudley Evelyn Bruce McCorkell, Kt., M.B.E., J.P., D.L., and of Lady McCorkell (nee Usher), of Ballyarnett, Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. F. 13.

See Times article Aug 24, 1944; FALLEN OFFICERS, MCCORKELL

See Times article Aug 24, 1944; McCORKELL, KILLED IN ACTION



Guardsman RICHARD McKIBBIN 2722785, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 22 on 04 August 1944

Son of David James McKibbin and Mary McKibbin, of Liverpool.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. A. 2.



Guardsman GEORGE McLOUGHLIN 2722080, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 27 on 11 August 1944

Son of Mr. and Mrs. George McLoughlin, of Ormskirk, Lancashire; husband of Jessie McLoughlin, of Ormskirk.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. E. 8.



Guardsman DANIEL McMANUS 2719972, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 27 on 03 August 1944

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. G. 8.



Lance Serjeant RONALD JAMES MEARS 2722056, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 32 on 03 August 1944

Son of Henry James Mears and Alice Mears, of Brighton, Sussex; husband of Irene Mears.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. G. 2.



Lance Corporal HARTLEY MORRELL 2721288, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 28 on 04 August 1944

Son of Benjamin and Alice Ann Morrell, of Bradford, Yorkshire; husband of Edith Marian Morrell, of Bradford.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. B. 9.



Guardsman CYRIL GEORGE MOSS 2722769, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 32 on 05 August 1944

Son of Benjamin and Rachel Moss, of West Wickham, Cambridgeshire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: XIII. G. 4.



Serjeant JOHN WILLIAM OULSNAM 2717277, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 32 on 03 August 1944

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Oulsnam, of Chaddesden, Derbyshire; husband of Elizabeth Ann Oulsnam, of Walker, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: I. F. 11.



Guardsman THOMAS JOHN PHILLIPS 2720684, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 30 on 01 August 1944

Son of Thomas Henry and Margaret Phillips, of Liverpool; husband of Dorothy Edith Phillips, of Aigburth, Liverpool.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave V. G. 13.

Click here to read a partial account of the action in which Guardsman Phillips died. 



Guardsman ERIC WILLIAM PRICE 2723906, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 19 on 11 August 1944

Son of Alec Edwin and Violet Price, of Nelson, Lancashire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. E. 7.

Click here to see full squad photo



Guardsman MICHAEL JOSEPH QUINN 2724079, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 22 on 03 August 1944

Son of Michael and Anne Quinn, of Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Irish Republic.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: I. F. 10.



Guardsman HAROLD RAMSDEN 2721934, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 28 on 04 August 1944

Son of Joseph and Sarah Hannah Ramsden; husband of Ann Ramsden, of Little Hulton, Lancashire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. B. 15.



Lance Corporal WILLIAM RAYNARD 2717332, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 30 on 11 August 1944

Son of William and Alice Raynard, of Batley, Yorkshire; husband of Alice Raynard, of Batley.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: III. D. 10.


From Page 83 of A Soldier’s Story by J.O.E. Vandeleur:


“The following particularly distinguished themselves in this abortive attack: Guardsman CULLEN broke into a German post and succeeded in killing about half a dozen of them; during the evacuation of the wounded Guardsman GREENAN did splendid work with his Bren gun, holding back the pursuing Germans; Lance-Corporal BOLTON did excellent work during the early stages of the battle; my soldier servant, Corporal RAYNARD, was killed”



Lance Serjeant ROBERT CHARLES RICHES 2719097, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 24 on 01 August 1944

Son of Samuel Thomas Ritson Riches and Jessie Violet Riches, of Gorleston, Norfolk.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave I. C. 10.

Click here to read a partial account of the action in which Lance-Sergeant died. 



Guardsman ERIC RODDIS 2722320, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 24 on 12 August 1944

Son of Oswald Roddis, and of Mary E. Roddis, of Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: XI. G. 6.



Guardsman ERIC HUGH SHEPPERSON 2723372, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 21 on 08 August 1944

Son of George Hugh and Nellie Mary Shepperson, of Hove, Sussex.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. G. 15.



Guardsman GEORGE LASCELLES SLOAN 2724138, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 19 on 03 August 1944

Son of W. J. and Bessie Sloan, of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: IX. G. 1.



Guardsman HERBERT SMITH 14220908, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 20 on 11 August 1944

Son of Arthur and Sophia Smith, of Oldham, Lancashire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: III. D. 14.



Guardsman JOHN STANSFIELD 2721254, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 33 on 04 August 1944

Son of Nathan and Emma Stansfield; husband of Margaret Stansfield, of Bredbury, Cheshire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave III. G. 3-12.



Guardsman WILLIAM RICHARD TIERNEY 2722795, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 38 on 01 August 1944

Son of William John and Maud Ellet Tierney.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave. V. G. 13.

Click here to read a partial account of the action in which Guardsman Tierney died. 



Guardsman JACK TRIPPIER 2723385, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 21 on 06 August 1944

Son of Fred and Emma Jane Trippier, of Newchurch, Lancashire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. F. 15.



Guardsman AUBRON WARRINER 2721769, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 31 on 03 August 1944

Son of Herbert and Sarah Jane Warriner, of Shirebrook, Nottinghamshire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: I. F. 8.



Lance Serjeant BRUCE WARRINER 2722383, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 31 on 03 August 1944

Son of John Charles and Rose Warriner; husband of Frances Warriner, of West Bollington, Cheshire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. G. 1.



Guardsman MEYERS WEINSTEIN 2721961, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 31 on 11 August 1944

Son of Hyman and Fanny Weinstein, of Birmingham; husband of Florence Weinstein, of Birmingham.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. E. 6.



Lance Corporal ROBERT WHITTAKER 2720865, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 25 on 09 August 1944

Son of Robert and Alice Whittaker, of Higher Irlam, Lancashire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. B. 3.



Lance Corporal ROBERT WILLIAMS 2719388, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 22 on 08 August 1944

Adopted son of Thomas and Eliza Williams, of Londonderry, Northern Ireland; nephew of Violet M. Finlay, of Londonderry.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. B. 11.



Lance Corporal CHRISTOPHER ROBERT HENRY WILLIAMSON 2720416, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 27 on 04 August 1944

Son of George O. D. and Betsy Jane E. Williamson, of Barkisland, Yorkshire.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. B. 12.

 


Lance Serjeant ROBERT WOOD 2719530, 2nd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 24 on 04 August 1944

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Wood; husband of Nellie Frances Kathleen Wood, of Norwich.

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave III. G. 3-12.



Captain ELLISON MURRAY WOODS 149144, 3rd Bn., Irish Guards who died age 27 on 03 August 1944

Son of John Murray Woods and Margaret Edith Constance Woods; husband of Aileen Woods, of South Kensington, London. B.A. (Oxon).

Remembered with honour ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Grave/Memorial Reference: V. G. 14.

See Times article Aug 15, 1944; FALLEN OFFICER, WOODS

See Times article Aug 15, 1944; WOODS, KILLED IN ACTION




Quis Separabit

 

Cemetery: ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Country: France

Locality: Calvados



ALLAM, WILLIAM W GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2622470 11.08.1944


AXON, ALFRED JOE A J GUARDSMAN 2ND ARMD. BN. Grenadier Guards 2622271 03.08.1944


BEAN, JOHN CLIVE J C GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2622194 04.08.1944


BELL, RONALD JAMES R J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2616030 03.08.1944


BOWERS, LEONARD CHARLES L C GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2620119 11.08.1944


BUNTING, RONALD R GUARDSMAN 2ND ARMD. BN. Grenadier Guards 2616656 04.08.1944


BYWATER, DOUGLAS THOMAS D T LANCE SERJEANT 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2614959 11.08.1944


COOPER, JOHN PATRICK J P LANCE SERJEANT 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2612974 04.08.1944


CROSBY, RONALD WILLIAM R W GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2616787 13.08.1944


DAVIS, HENRY EDWARD H E GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2623517 11.08.1944


DEAR, WILLIAM RICHARD W R GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2623067 03.08.1944


DU FEU, LEONARD PERCY L P GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 831680 11.08.1944


EDWARDS, ALBERT A LANCE CORPORAL 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2616602 09.08.1944


FAITHFULL, HARFIELD EDWARD H E GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2623718 02.08.1944


FINNEY, JAMES CROWTHER J C LANCE SERJEANT 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2617905 11.08.1944


FOLDER, DONALD VICTOR D V SERJEANT 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2612702 04.08.1944


FOWLER, EDWARD CHARLES E C GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2616754 11.08.1944


HALL, SYDNEY ERNEST S E LANCE CORPORAL 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 2617483 06.08.1944


HARPER, ROBERT SHAW R S LANCE SERJEANT 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2617893 13.08.1944


HERMAN, RAYMOND WILLIAM R W GUARDSMAN 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 14279266 06.08.1944


HOLLAND, DONALD HENRY D H GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2623943 11.08.1944


JONES, KENNETH VICTOR K V GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2623242 11.08.1944


KENT, KENNETH LESLIE K L GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2622395 04.08.1944


KILFORD, ROBERT GEORGE R G SERJEANT 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 6010028 03.08.1944


MARMONT, ALAN LEWIS A L LANCE SERJEANT 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2615471 11.08.1944


MISA, HENRY FANSHAWE H F LIEUTENANT - Grenadier Guards 256491 11.08.1944


MORGAN, FRED JAMES F J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2619409 08.08.1944


PARTRIDGE, LEONARD L GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2616708 11.08.1944


PLUMMER, JOHN FREDERICK J F GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2622344 11.08.1944


RIGG, JOHN J GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2619981 05.08.1944


RUSS, JAMES FREDERICK J F GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2617949 11.08.1944


SMITH, ARTHUR FREDERICK A F GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 2623173 11.08.1944


SMITH, FREDERICK F LANCE SERJEANT 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2616695 03.08.1944


SMITH, RONALD EDWARD R E LANCE CORPORAL 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2618522 03.08.1944


THORNHILL, DANIEL D GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2617741 03.08.1944


UTTERSON-KELSO, JOHN PHILIP J P LIEUTENANT 2ND BN. Grenadier Guards 224214 11.08.1944


WADSWORTH, ERNEST E LANCE CORPORAL 4TH BN. Grenadier Guards 2617716 06.08.1944


WAITE, CHARLES WILLIAM C W GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2620364 11.08.1944


WAKEFIELD, REGINALD R GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2615178 11.08.1944


WELCH, JOHN J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2616017 13.08.1944


WILLIAMS, ARTHUR ALBERT RICHARD A A R GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Grenadier Guards 2619428 05.08.1944


WRIGHT, HARRY H GUARDSMAN 2ND ARMD. BN. Grenadier Guards 2618922 11.08.1944




Honi soit qui mal y pense

 

Cemetery: ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Country: France

Locality: Calvados



ACKERLEY, RALPH R GUARDSMAN - Scots Guards 2698470 06.08.1944


DONALD, EDWARD E GUARDSMAN 3RD BN. Scots Guards 2699373 11.08.1944


LINDSAY, JAMES STEVENSON J S LANCE SERJEANT - Scots Guards 2696784 11.08.1944


LOCH, ROBERT R GUARDSMAN - Scots Guards 2699574 04.08.1944


MCPHEE, JOHN MILLER J M GUARDSMAN - Scots Guards 2697959 04.08.1944


SMOUT, JOHN J GUARDSMAN - Scots Guards 2702024 11.08.1944


STEWART, GEORGE LESLIE G L CORPORAL 3RD BN. Scots Guards 2696970 06.08.1944


TESSIER, FABIAN CLAUDE RAYMOND F C R LANCE SERJEANT 2ND BN. Scots Guards 2698387 04.08.1944


THOMSON, WILLIAM W LANCE CORPORAL 1ST BN. Scots Guards 2699987 11.08.1944




Nemo Me Impune Lacessit

 

Cemetery: ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Country: France

Locality: Calvados



BAILEY, HENRY H LANCE SERJEANT 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2735489 02.08.1944


BALLER, PERCY GEORGE P G GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2733653 12.08.1944


BOWRING, RONALD JAMES R J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2738672 14.08.1944


CLARKE, DAVID GEORGE D G GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2733213 11.08.1944


CORNTHWAITE, STANLEY S GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2733450 11.08.1944


CROWSHAW, JOSEPH JAMES J J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2736451 02.08.1944


CUFF, WILLIAM ALFRED W A GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2738540 11.08.1944


DANIELS, TREVOR JAMES T J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2738367 09.08.1944


DOBLE, STANLEY JAMES S J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2734440 02.08.1944


EVANS, DAVID GLYN D G GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2736083 11.08.1944


GODBER, JOHN J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2734964 11.08.1944


GROVE, WILLIAM ARTHUR JAMES W A J LANCE CORPORAL 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2736283 11.08.1944


HELLINGS, EVAN E LANCE SERJEANT 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2733074 02.08.1944


HOLDEN, WILFRED W GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Welsh Guards 2736166 03.08.1944


HOMFRAY, JOHN CHARLES RICHARDS J C R CAPTAIN 2ND ARMD. BN. Welsh Guards 124486 03.08.1944


JENKINS, HOWARD CLIFFORD H C GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2735429 11.08.1944


JONES, RICHARD OWEN R O SERJEANT 2ND BN. Welsh Guards 2734588 03.08.1944


JONES, RONALD GWYN R G LANCE CORPORAL 2ND BN. Welsh Guards 2737974 04.08.1944


KUNER, JOSEPH VIVIAN J V GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2734421 11.08.1944


LESTER, DEREK MICHAEL D M LIEUTENANT 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 262121 04.08.1944


MUNRO, ROBERT WILLIAM R W GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2736183 02.08.1944


PARTRIDGE, JACK J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2735949 04.08.1944


PURCHASE, DEREK ROY D R GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Welsh Guards 2738156 03.08.1944


RADNOR, ALBERT ERNEST CECIL A E C GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2735921 02.08.1944


REES, DONALD D GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2735589 11.08.1944


REES, WILLIAM DAVID HECTOR W D H GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Welsh Guards 2735646 03.08.1944


RENNETT, JOHN ALEXANDER MCCALL J A M GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Welsh Guards 2733975 04.08.1944


ROBERTS, ERIC WALTER JOHN E W J GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2737684 11.08.1944


ROGERS, ROBERT DAVID R D GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2735031 11.08.1944


SMITH, SAMUEL MARK S M GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2733121 12.08.1944


STEVENS, RICHARD DONALD R D LIEUTENANT 2ND BN. Welsh Guards 267581 04.08.1944


THOMAS, DAVID MYRON D M GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2736135 16.08.1944


THOMAS, THOMAS T GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Welsh Guards 2735457 10.08.1944


TUCKER, RAYMOND FREDERICK R F LANCE SERJEANT 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2735372 11.08.1944


TURNER, JOSEPH EDWARD J E SERJEANT 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2732391 03.08.1944


WAPLES, JOHN WILLIAM J W GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2736464 02.08.1944


WARDLE, WILLIAM HERBERT W H GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2736662 02.08.1944


WATKINS, VINCENT V GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Welsh Guards 2738129 03.08.1944


WHISKARD, RICHARD GEOFFREY R G LIEUTENANT - Welsh Guards 156093 02.08.1944


WILLIAMS, DEWI D GUARDSMAN 1ST BN Welsh Guards 2736520 11.08.1944


WILLIAMS, HOWARD H GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2737653 05.08.1944


WILLIAMS, ROBERT OWEN R O LANCE CORPORAL 1ST BN. Welsh Guards 2735708 11.08.1944


WORBY, CHARLES WILLIAM C W GUARDSMAN 2ND BN. Welsh Guards 2738160 02.08.1944




Cymru am Byth

 

Cemetery: ST. CHARLES DE PERCY WAR CEMETERY

Country: France

Locality: Calvados



BAKER, THOMAS GEORGE T G GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2664831 01.08.1944


BATT, THOMAS REGINALD DUMARESQ T R D MAJOR CDG. 1 SQN. 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 44016 03.08.1944


BICK, ARTHUR ALBERT DAVID A A D GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2662672 04.08.1944


BRETHERICK, REGINALD HAROLD R H GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2659069 03.08.1944


BRICKWOOD, GEORGE FREDERICK G F GUARDSMAN 4TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2665151 30.07.1944


CHAPMAN, ROBERT R LANCE CORPORAL 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2665349 03.08.1944


CHRISTIE-MILLER, MICHAEL VANDELEUR M V LIEUTENANT - Coldstream Guards 207659 30.07.1944


COATES, ANTHONY RICHARD MILNES A R M CAPTAIN 4TH BN. Coldstream Guards 149126 06.08.1944


COOK, JAMES JOHN J J GUARDSMAN 4TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2665346 06.08.1944


COOPER, CHARLES HENRY C H LANCE CORPORAL 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2659037 03.08.1944


CORKE, STEPHEN HAMPTON S H LANCE CORPORAL 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2662214 11.08.1944


FELTON, HORACE ERIC H E GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2660489 06.08.1944


FLEMING, VICTOR CHARLES V C GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2657309 11.08.1944


GASCOIGNE, DOUGLAS WILDER D W CAPTAIN 4TH BN. Coldstream Guards 124550 06.08.1944


GLOSSOP, SAMSON S LANCE SERJEANT 4TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2661138 06.08.1944


GOODING, RAYMOND PHILIP R P GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2666376 01.08.1944


KINGSTON, GEORGE HENRY G H LANCE CORPORAL 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2659176 03.08.1944


LEWIS, JOHN HORTON J H LANCE SERJEANT 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2659562 01.08.1944


LIAS, HARRY H GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2660931 03.08.1944


LONGLEY, FRANK ROBERT F R GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2665078 09.08.1944


MARTIN, FREDERICK JOHN HARRY F J H GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2663595 03.08.1944


MARTYN, DAVID VIVIAN D V LIEUTENANT 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 278662 04.08.1944


MIDDLETON, ROBERT R GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2658429 03.08.1944


MORGAN, COLIN C GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2665609 01.08.1944


PEART, JOHN WILLIAM J W GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2664943 04.08.1944


PRATT, PHILLIP NIGEL P N LIEUTENANT 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 256492 11.08.1944


QUINN, STANLEY S LANCE CORPORAL 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2661136 01.08.1944


SCHOFIELD, RONALD WILLIAM R W GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2666266 01.08.1944


SCHORAH, JAMES J R GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2666704 03.08.1944


SHAW, CHARLES HARRY C H GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2661268 03.08.1944


SIMPSON, EDWARD GEORGE E G GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2665067 09.08.1944


SNOW, KENNETH JOHN K J GUARDSMAN 4TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2665301 30.07.1944


STORROW, HENRY H LANCE SERJEANT 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2660907 03.08.1944


THORNICROFT, ALBERT A E J GUARDSMAN 4TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2659676 06.08.1944


THORPE, DENNIS D GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2658395 03.08.1944


THORPE, EDWARD E GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2653581 11.08.1944


TOWERS, SIDNEY S GUARDSMAN 1ST BN. Coldstream Guards 2659409 11.08.1944


TYERS, CHARLES FREDERICK C F SERJEANT 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2659947 03.08.1944


WELSBY, WILLIAM W GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2663371 01.08.1944


WHALEY, JOHN MATTHEW J M GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2662181 12.08.1944


WILSON, JOHN ROBERT J R GUARDSMAN ATTD. H.Q. 6TH GUARDS TANK BDE. Coldstream Guards 2660046 16.08.1944


WOOLLEY, ERNEST E LANCE CORPORAL 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2658689 01.08.1944


WYNN, THOMAS WILLIAM T W GUARDSMAN 5TH BN. Coldstream Guards 2660995 31.07.1944




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