Valkenswaard

WAR CEMeTRY

Here rest 222 men, we will remember them.

Valkenswaard

WAR CEMeTRY

Statistics

Here are some facts about the Valkenswaard War Cemetery:

 

Age:

The average age of the men buried in the cemetery is 25,2 years.

The youngest soldier was 18 and the oldest 39. This is as all ages are correct and the men didnīt lie about their age while enlisting.

 

Ranks:

Major 2

Captain 2

Leuitenant 14 (1x 2nd Lt)

Flying Officer 1

WOII 2 (SSM and CSM)

Flight Sergeant 1

Serjeants 17 (1 x colour Serjeant and 1 x Company Quartermaster Serjeant)

Lance-Serjeant 6

Corporal 23

Lance-Corporal 17

Lance-Bombardier 2

Private 83

Craftsman 1

Driver 3

Fudilier 25

Guardsman 7

Gunner 2

Rifleman 2

Signalman 3

Trooper 5

 

Last names more than once in the cemetery:

Brown 2

Carroll 2

Davies 3 (all from the Royal Welch Fussiliers)

Gibson 2

Johnson 4

Jones 4

Mason 2

Moore 3

Morgan 3

Smith 2

Taylor 2

 

Regiments:

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 5

Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 3

Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 4

Devonshire Regiment 11

Durham Light Infantry 2

East Lancashire Regiment 13

Gordon Highlanders 2

Hampshire Regiment 1

Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment) 7

Irish Guards 16

King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) 1

King's Own Scottish Borderers 10

King's Shropshire Light Infantry 1

Leicestershire Regiment 2

Life Guards 1

Middlesex Regiment 2

Monmouthshire Regiment 18

Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry 10

Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders 5

Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment 2

Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C. 5

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 2

Royal Armoured Corps 4

Royal Army Medical Corps 2

Royal Army Service Corps 4

Royal Artillery 9

Royal Corps of Signals 3

Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers 1

Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 1

Royal Northumberland Fusiliers 2

Royal Scots 1

Royal Scots Fusiliers 4

Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C. 5

Royal Welch Fusiliers 39

Seaforth Highlanders 4

South Wales Borderers 1

The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment) 1

The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) 2

Welch Regiment 16