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Commonwealth War Graves Hawkhurst
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Geoff H
Cranbrook, UK12.315 bijdragen
nov. 2019
There are four Commonwealth War Graves in the graveyard of the Parish Church of St Laurence, Hawkhurst. Three of the graves are of men who fell in the First World War and one from the Second World War. The men who fell in World War I were Private Charlie Dibley of the Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), who was 19 when he died on 24 July 1915, Private Thomas Smith, a bricklayer by trade, of The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), who was 36 when he died on 21 February 1919 and Chief Petty Officer Albert Playford, wh was 36 when h died on on 20 April 1919. The fatality from World War 2 was Flight Sergeant Edward Laurence Bishop, who was 26 when he died on 18 July 1944. Chief Petty Officer Playford was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for bravery during landing the Army on the Gallipoli Peninsula on 25-26 April 1915. Albert's brother, Edward, also fell during the First World War. Edward Playford was 33 when he died of his wounds on 11 August 1917. Edward is buried in the Mendingham Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. The brother of Flight Sergeant Bishop, Robert, also died in the Second World War. Able Seaman Robert Bishop was aged 21 when he was lost at sea when the ship on which he was serving, HMS Naiad, a Dido-class light cruiser, was sunk by the German sumarine U-565 south of Crete. Seventy-seven of her cmplement, including Robert, were lost,
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