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Aldershot Memorial Cemetery

There are a number of regimental burials in the Aldershot Military Cemetery, which includes one soldier from the First World War and some graves of the King's Own Royal Border Regiment.


Grave of Private Stanley Dyson, number 11409, 6th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, who died on 5th June 1915.  He was born in Clifton, Yorks and enlisted at Lancaster.  Buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.
Accession Number: KO2974/01


Grave of Sergeant W A Jones, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.  Died 4th September 1901, age 32 years.  Buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.
Accession Number: KO2974/02


Grave of Private Jonathan Lingard, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, who died on 7th October 1900.  Buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.
Accession Number: KO2974/03


Grave of Field Marshal Sir Evelyn Wood VC, who died on 2nd December 1919, buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.
Accession Number: KO2974/04


Grave of Field Marshal Sir Evelyn Wood VC, who died on 2nd December 1919, buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.
Accession Number: KO2974/05


Grave of former Warrant Officer Class 1 (Regimental Sergeant Major) William Henry Hayles, King's Own Royal Regiment and King's Own Royal Border Regiment.  Born 30th December 1916 and died on 2nd December 1983.  Buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.
William Henry Hayles joined the Royal Engineers (Territorial Army) in January 1938, and transferred to the King's Own and joined the newly formed 7th Battalion in 1940 on formation.  He became the Regimental Sergeant Major of the 5th Battalion in the 1950s and the first Regimental Sergeant Major of the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Border Regiment in 1959.
Accession Number: KO2974/06


Grave of Corporal Percy B Storey, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.  Died on the 24th December 1903 aged 23 years.  Buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.
Percy Bertram Storey was born on 13th February 1880 at Lifford, County Donegal, Ireland, the son of William Storey.  He enlisted as a boy bugler into the 2nd Battalion of the King's Own.  He died at Cambridge Military Hospital from an eight month liver abscess and respiratory failure, possibly invalided home from the South African War.
His father, William Storey, was born in Nether Heyford, Northampton, on 12th August 1841.  He enlisted into the 2nd Battalion of the King's Own on 10th May 1858 and was discharged on 5th August 1879.  He was awarded the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal.  On 10th September 1884 he re-enlisted as a Sergeant Major into the 5th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Regiment of Fusiliers.  He was discharged from them on the 5th September 1889 at Lifford, County Donegal.  He died on 4th July, 1909.
Accession Number: KO2974/07


Grave of Corporal Percy B Storey, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.  Died on the 24th December 1903 aged 23 years.  Buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.
Accession Number: KO2974/08


Grave of General Sir William Scotter, KCB, OBE, MC, who died on 5th February 1981, age 58 years.  General Scotter died whilst Colonel of the King's Own Royal Border Regiment.  Buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.
Accession Number: KO2974/09


Grave of Captain Nicolas Mavromatis, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Border Regiment, killed on the 14th June 1987 in an avalanche near Jasper, Canada.  Two other officers of the 1st Battalion will killed at the same time: Captain David J Woolf and Captain John D Willison.
Accession Number: KO2974/10


General view of the First World War graves in Aldershot Military Cemetery, photographed in October 2013.
Accession Number: KO2974/11

 

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