03 August 2017

Appeal For Relatives - August 2017 (2)

An appeal for relatives is a search to locate the next of kin for soldiers who fell in war. Could you be connected to any of these individuals?

The Commission would also like to make contact with the next of kin of Private John Kearton buried in Howden-le-Wear (St Mary) Churchyard.

Please contact the UKNA Office on 01628 507193 or by email enquiries@cwgc.org.

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