The South Irish Horse
The South Irish Horse
The South Irish Horse

VILLERS-FAUCON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. FR 364

Source: The War Graves of the British Empire. France Volume 17, FR 345 - FR 384.

A huge amount of work was done and continues to this day by the Imperial War Graves Commission which later became the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The entries below are recorded in the above volume from details furnished by Record Offices and next-of-kin. Families were contacted where possible and asked what they would wish to be included on each inscription, families were allowed to pay for up to 66 characters to be inscribed on the headstone.They could have any other information recorded in these memorial books.

CLYNCH, Pte. J., 25140, 7th Bn. Royal Irish Regt., 12 Dec. 1917. Plot I. Row C. Grave 20
COFFEY, Pte. Thomas, 25096, 7th (South Irish Horse) Bn. Royal Irish Regt., Died of wounds 12th Dec. 1917. Age 20. Son of Patrick and Kate Coffey of Mackney, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Plot I. Row C. Grave 19.
COLTON, Pte. Fredrick William, 25157, 7th (South Irish Horse) Bn. Royal Irish Regt., 22nd Feb. 1918. Age 21. Son of Abraham C and Margaret Anne Colton of Charleville Square, Tullamore, Kings Co. Volunteered 1916. Plot I. Row B. Grave 17.
KENDALL, Pte. Cecil Arthur, 25439, "C" Coy. 7th (South Irish Horse) Bn. Royal Irish Regt., Killed in action 13th Dec. 1917. Age 27. Son of George Kendall of "Glendore", Kenilworth Park, Rathgar, Dublin. Plot I. Row C. Grave 21.
MOLLISON, Pte. C., 25613, 7th Bn. Royal Irish Regt., 13th Dec. 1917. Plot I. Row C. Grave 22
STOKER, Cpl. Victor Carmichael, 25806, 7th Bn. Royal Irish Regt., 18th Feb. 1918. Age 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. EB Stoker of Clifton Grange, Douglas, Co. Cork. Plot I. Row B. Grave 9.

Notes:

These 6 men are the only members of their battalion in this Cemetery and the main Villers-Faucon Cemetery.
All of these men had also formerly been in The South Irish Horse. (See details on list of SIH dead).


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