Fastnet is a rock off the southwestern tip of Ireland, a well-known navigational landmark. A few miles east- northeast of Kinsale is Queenstown now Cobhthe main British naval base in the area. Roughly fifty miles east-northeast of Queenstown is Coningbeg Lightship.
The following transcripts and additional information is intended to show those servicemen who died in various conflicts and whose names are recorded in the Parish Church of St John the Baptist, Windlesham, on the war memorial close by or by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
For a variety of reasons men of other villages in the area are recorded at the church and may well be remembered on other memorials located in their home villages.
Some of the fallen appear to have no links to the area at all and their reason for inclusion remains a mystery. A containing the particulars and war records of some of the 48 men whose names are on the memorial in the open cemetery grounds adjacent to St John the Baptist Church, Windlesham, Surrey.
The memorial is maintained by Windlesham Parish Council. He was on the Reserve List when war was declared.
He was promoted to Lance Corporal and later Corporal and was killed on 5th April His parents then had a small country house at Windlesham.
Brian Calkin had had five years of his earliest education at St. At Sittingbourne, being very keen on physical development, he specialised in and became master of physical training and bayonet fighting to his battalion.
His love of music and his interest in his men was such that he gave all his spare time to giving concerts for them. His Orders first took him to France in Augustwhere with the exception of trench fever, all went well with him till the following July when he was gassed.
Having recovered from this, he had only rejoined his Regiment a few weeks when he was badly gassed again and invalided to Hospital at Brighton, where he remained some months unfit for service abroad. At Sittingbourne after leaving hospital, he took up his old work of physical training until on 20th April he left for France for the last time.
He was, in fact, temporarily commanding it when on the morning of 10th July he was struck down and killed by a trench mortar bomb.
Later his body was recovered and laid to rest in the military cemetery outside Bethune. The Sittingbourne Gazette writing of him after his death says: He was drafted overseas for active service to the Dardanelles in Maywhere he was wounded and placed on H.
Asturias Hospital Ship bound for England. He died on 23rd September and was buried at sea aged 30 years. He is commemorated at the Helles Memorial in Turkey. George Cannon was in the Military Mounted Police. He joined the Colours in August He was drafted overseas for active service in India November From India he was drafted to Mesopotamia.The United States entered World War 1 two days after the U.S.
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