Massachusetts

(This page is under construction. All of these graves have been visited and work to write the stories of these men is underway.) There are 34 burials in Massachusetts.

Cadet Wilfred Cecil Alcock was a British immigrant who died in a flying accident in Texas on 24 November 1917; he is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, New Bedford. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private William Francis Bent served in France with 20th Battalion in the Canadian Expeditionary Force and was attached briefly to 250th Tunnelling Company. He took his own life in Portland, Oregon on 29 August 1921 and is buried in Edson Cemetery, Lowell. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private Laughlin Black served in France through the latter half of 1918 with 14th Battalion in 1st Canadian Division. He died of nephritis in Chelsea, Massachusetts on 25 March 1921 and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private James Brennan died on 9 October 1920 and is buried in Saint Patrick’s Cemetery, Fall River.

Private James W Burke served briefly with the 25th Battalion in Halifax before he died of nephritis on 15 January 1915, aged 17. He is buried in Southborough Rural Cemetery, Southborough. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Gunner John Cameron died on 16 October 1918 and is buried in Hillside Cemetery, Auburn.

Private Raymond Collier died on 8 June 1918 and is buried in Saint Jean Cemetery, Lynn.

Private John Robert Collinson died on 27 September 1920 and is buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen.

Private Patrick Joseph Connolly died on 7 December 1920 and is buried in New Calvary Cemetery, Mattapan.

Second Lieutenant Ralph Michael Cummings was badly injured in a flying accident in Texas on 15 January 1916; he died of his injuries on 16 January. His remains were sent home and buried in Saint Michael’s Cemetery, Avon. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Private Eugene C Daly died on 26 March 1921 and is buried in Mount Benedict Roman Catholic Cemetery, West Roxbury.

Private Alfred Desmarais died on 19 August 1918 and is buried in Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Marlborough.

Private Albert Moore Downs died on 11 June 1921 and is buried in Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge.

Private William Feeley died on 11 June 1920 and is buried in Saint Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury.

Private Ezra Charles Fitch died on 13 October 1917 and is buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Mattapan.

Lance Corporal John Gientner, who served as John Lynch, died on 12 April 1919 and is buried in Hope Cemetery, Worcester.

Cadet William Becker Hagan served in France as an ambulance driver with the American Field Service before returning home and joining the Royal Air Force. He died of pneumonia in Toronto on 11 May 1918 soon after his enlistment; he is buried in Holy Hood Cemetery, Chestnut Hill. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Cadet Frederick William Henderson died of nephritis on 2 June 1918, aged 19, less than two months after his enlistment into the Royal Air Force; he is buried in Linwood Cemetery, Weston. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Second Lieutenant Arnold Whittier Hill died in an aircraft crash in Toronto on 13 July 1918; he is buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Seaman William Hughson died on 22 December 1918 and is buried in Fairview Cemetery, Hyde Park.

Private Charles Porter Johnson died on 4 October 1918 and is buried in Hope Cemetery, Worcester.

Private Holgar Robert Johnson died on 1 September 1918 and is buried in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

Cadet William Joseph King died with Second Lieutenant William Sutherland MacDonald (who is buried in Canada) in an aircraft crash at Hicks Field in Texas on 28 January 1918; he is buried in Saint Paul’s Cemetery, Arlington. His Commonwealth War Graves Commission record is here.

Driver Frederick George Lodge died on 9 February 1920 and is buried in Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston.

Sapper Timothy P Looney died on 27 November 1920 and is buried in Saint John’s Roman Catholic Cemetery, Worcester.

Private Harold John McNanley died on 13 August 1917 and is buried in Saint Michael’s Cemetery, Springfield.

Private Harry James Miller died on 6 December 1918 and is buried in Edson Cemetery, Lowell.

Sapper John J Nestor died on 9 July 1920 and is buried in Saint Joseph’s Cemetery, Lynn.

Private Timothy O’Riordan died on 10 April 1919 and is buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Private Gustave Savard died on 19 November 1920 and is buried in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River.

Gunner Theodore Augustas Southwick died on 27 April 1918 and is buried in Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester.

Private Ray Clifford Turner died on 5 January 1918 and is buried in West Lawn Cemetery, Lowell.

Private William Joseph Welsh died on 31 January 1918 and is buried in Saint Paul’s Cemetery, Hingham.

Private Kenneth Walter Wilson died on 13 July 1919 and is buried in Newton Cemetery, Newton Centre.

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