Blackley

Genealogy, history and memories of Blackley, Manchester, UK

Commonwealth War Graves in the upper churchyard at St. Peter's

Information in the remarks column is courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Surname

Christian name

Location

Marker

War

Remarks

Photo

RILEY

John

C168

CH/PM

WW1

5' stone headpiece, kerbs, soil centre. CH at foot of grave. Casualty 4th inscription

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WHITEHEAD

Robert

C57

CH/PM

WW1

Level turf

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MAY

Clarence

I24

CH/PM

WW1

18" stone headpiece and kerb. Soil centre. CH at foot of grave.

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WARBURTON

Cyril

I171

CH/PM

WW1

18" stone headpiece and kerb. Soil centre. CH at foot of grave. 7 left MAY.

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HIGHAM

Samuel Pennington

I34

PM

WW1

2' stone headpiece, kerbs, grass centre. Casualty 1st inscription. 1 forward & 2 left MAY.

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EVENSON

Arthur

I9

PM

WW1

5' stone headpiece laying recumbent on grave, kerbs, soil centre.  1 behind & 3 left MAY.  Casualty 2nd inscription.

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ROYLE

Ernest

H16

CH

WW1

Level turf

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WARD

Wilfred (MSM)

H12

PM

WW1

5' stone headpiece laying recumbent on grave, soil centre.  1 forward and 8 right ROYLE.  Casualty 1st inscription

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JOHNSON

Cyril Shore

H14

CH/PM

WW1

Inscribed stone kerbs. CH at head of grave.

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EVANS

Arthur

A41

PM

WW1

5'6" stone headpiece, kerbs, grass centre.  Casualty 3rd inscription.  14 behind over path and 3 left over path JOHNSON.
More details on the Evans family history page here.

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FOULKES

G B

H27

CH

WW1

Inscribed stone kerbs, soil centre.  CH at head of grave.

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HOLDER

George Joseph

JX86

CH

WW2

Level turf

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REEVES

Donald

N44

CH

WW2

Level turf

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DARLEY

George Robert

P3

CH

WW2

Stone inscribed kerbs, soil centre.  CH at head of grave.

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BEATTIE

David

L44

PM

WW2

18" stone headpiece, kerbs, soil centre.  Casualty 1st inscription.  2 behind over path & 7 left DARLEY

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CROWE

George Sidney

L37

PM

WW2

4' grey granite headpiece, kerbs, soil centre.  Casualty 1st inscription.  2 behind over path & 14 left DARLEY.

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GIBBS

Walter

(Peel)

PM

WW2

9' black granite cross, double kerbs, paved centre.  Casualty 4th inscription.  2 behind over path & 31 left over path DARLEY.

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Key: CH = war grave headstone, PM = family memorial with details

Please see the Commonwealth War Graves website for further details of the above and other casualties.