Military Monday: In From the Cold Additions

In From the Cold (IFCP) seeks to find all casualties missing from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Roll of Honour for casualties from both world wars.

During January the following finds were verified by CWGC and are now an official war grave in their care.

The following Canadians (Newfoundlanders) served with the Merchant Navy, perished in the sinking of S.S. Caribou on 14 October 1942 and are buried at Port aux Basques (St John) Cemetery, Nfld, Canada

CARTER, Llewellyn
Age 24 years 
Husband of Alma Carter, of Port-aux-Basques, Newfoundland.

TAVERNER, Harold Graham
Age 24 years
Son of Benjamin Taverner, Captain of the S.S. ‘Caribou’, and Mrs. A. Taverner; brother of Stanley Taverner who also went down on the S.S. ‘Caribou’.

GALE, Jerome
Age 18 years
Son of George and Jane Gale of Port-aux-Basques, Newfoundland.

CREW, George 16.03.20
Buried in Reading Cemetery, Berks

HINDLEY, John Walter 29.11.18
Buried in Bradford (North Bierley) Cemetery, Yorks

DEAN, James 05.02.20
Buried in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery, Yorks

GINGER, Albert Humphreys 09.08.14
Buried in Drayton Parslow (Holy Trinity) Churchyard, Bucks

MERENDA, Emile 30.10.20
Buried in St. Pancras Cemetery, Middx

The following have been identified by IFCP during January. Verification by CWGC is pending

LEWIS, Francis George 21.05.19
Buried in Chepstow Cemetery, Mon

FOSTER, John Thomas 12.02.19
Buried in Hampstead Cemetery, London

CHILDS, Frank James 11.03.19
Buried in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery, London

WRIGHT, Edward 02.04.21
Buried in Londonderry (or Derry) City Cemetery

COPP, Alfred John 19.01.20
Buried in Londonderry (or Derry) City Cemetery

BEYNON, Thomas Campbell 10.05.16
Buried in Greenham (St. Mary) Churchyard, Berks

NOAKES, Frank 05.06.16
Buried in Hendon Cemetery, Middx

MORGAN, Clarence Edgar 11.11.18
Buried in Hendon Cemetery, Middx

One Reply to “Military Monday: In From the Cold Additions”

  1. Readers may be interested to learn that information about those who perished in the sinking of the CARIBOU in October 1942, including photos, is available in Robert D’Aoust, They Gave Their All: The Canadian Merchant Navy, Volume 3: 1942-1943, pages 531-547. The author includes a list of the Merchant Navy, military and civilian deaths and survivors.

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