La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France

La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France

La Ferté-sous-Jouarre Memorial to the Missing The La Ferté-sous-Jouarre Memorial commemorates 3,740 officers and men of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) who fell at the battles of Mons, Le Cateau, the Marne and the Aisne between the end of August and early October 1914 and have no known graves. The monument is constructed of white Massangis stone and surmounted by a sarcophagus onto which military trophies are laid. At the four corners of the pavement on which the monument stands are stone columns supporting urns which bear the coats of arms of the four constituent nations of the United Kingdom. The memorial was designed by George H. Goldsmith, a decorated veteran of the Western Front

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    Born 1892

    Died 1914

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Highlanders 1st Battalion

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    Died 1914

    British Army 9055 Private King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)

    British Army 9055 Private King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for George Carter

    Born 1891

    Died 1914

    British Army 8093 Private Royal Berkshire Regiment 1st Battalion

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    Died 1914

    British Army 67629 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 67629 Gunner Royal Field Artillery 56th Battery

  • Profile picture for George Stewart-Murray

    Born 1873

    Died 1914

    British Army Major Lord Royal Highlanders 1st Battalion

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    Died 1914

    British Army 5798 Private Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for Robert L. Bannerman

    Born 1888

    Died 1914

    British Army 180 Private Royal Highlanders

    British Army 180 Private Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for John Abbott

    Died 1914

    British Army 10753 Private The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)

    British Army 10753 Private The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for Arthur Comerford

    Born 1885

    Died 1914

    British Army L/6701 Private Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 1st Battalion

    British Army L/6701 Private Royal West Kent Regiment 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for Harry Edward Sims

    Born 1896

    Died 1914

    British Army 6987 Private Royal Army Medical Corps

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    Died 1914

    British Army 13564 Private Grenadier Guards 2nd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Harold Percy Dixon

    Born 1888

    Died 1914

    British Army 873 Private Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for George Henry Goldsmith

    Born 1885

    Died 1914

    British Army 9668 Private South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion

    British Army 9668 Private South Wales Borderers 2nd Battalion

    British Army 9668 Private South Wales Borderers Depot Battalion

  • Profile picture for Marwood Edwards Yeatman

    Born 1883

    Died 1914

    British Army Captain South Wales Borderers 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for Arthur Claud Ward

    Born 1878

    Died 1914

    British Army Captain Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd Battalion

  • Profile picture for William Sharpe

    Born 1883

    Died 1914

    British Army 7243 Private Northamptonshire Regiment 1st Battalion