Edward Sayall and Sidney Howe

Location: St Barnabus Church, Waterloo Road, Linslade, Bedfordshire, LU7 2NR

No survey.


Cross 1 – Sidney Howe

133353 PTE S E HOWE 50TH MGC 27-5-18

From CWGC:
HOWE, SIDNEY ERNEST
Rank: Private
Service No: 133353
Date of Death: 27/05/1918
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 50th Bn.
Grave Reference: I. H. 13.
Cemetery: VENDRESSE BRITISH CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Robert Howe, of “Bordighera,” Southcott Avenue, Linslade, Bucks, and the late Kate Howe.

How was subject to a concentration of graves at Vendresse. His original burial spot had a cross, it was located at 298.9.x.212.4, we currently have no position for this.


Cross 2 – Edward Sayall

26569 CPL. E T SAYELL 143/ MGC 5-10-17

The Name plate GRU tag on this cross have been replaced with a non standard tag.

From CWGC:
SAYELL, E T
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 36569
Date of Death: 05/10/1917
Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 143rd Coy.
Grave Reference: V. H. 2.
Cemetery: DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY


Photos courtesy of Andrew Hamilton.