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Vickerstaff, M., Pte., 1916

Photo: Dorothy Hall

In Perth Cemetery (China Wall), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, is the Commonwealth War Grave of 6/2973 Private Matthew Vickerstaff serving with the 1st/6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry who died 05/01/1916.

In Spennymoor Cemetery is a family headstone which reads:-

In loving memory of
the beloved son of Matthew and
Ursula Vickerstaff
who died April 29th 1914
aged 1 month
father of the above
who was killed in action in France
on January 6th 1916
aged 36 years

Rest in Peace

Matthew Vickerstaff is remembered at Spennymoor on S131.02, S131.03 and S131.11

He is also remembered in The DLI Book of Remembrance page 2

The CWGC entry for Private Vickerstaff

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk