A selection of the memorials therein

British Cemetery Corfu.


This Stone was erected to honour the memory of shipmates named below and those buried close by who were killed whilst serving in HMS Destroyers Saumarez and Volage on 22nd October 1946 when the two ships were mined in the Corfu channel off the coast of Albania


H.M.S. Samarez

S. Zarb PO Cook W. J. H. Kitt L/Stoker
B. Atkinson L. Radio Mech J. Lewis AB.
L. B. Beckett. Cook F.E. Llewellyn AB.
D. G. Butcher. Stoker S. Lock Stores PO.
W. A. D. Edwards Writer F. X. Mallia Cook
R. Fisher AB R. H. Munn PO Writer
W. J. N. Ford ERA E. W. Parsons CPO
V. Francis AB W. H. Pine Stoker PO
E. J. Gallahar Tel W. P. J. Ross AB
R. German AB Radar F. M. Scholes CPO Tel
T. W. Goode Stoker G. Speight Tel
F. R. Hall Tel W. J. Staerck AB
N. Homes. AB H. J. R. T. Wilson L/Tel

HMS Volage

H. G. Broom L/Stoker W. E. Millson ERA
A. J. Channell Stoker PO H.G Price Sub Lieut. (E)
J. L. A. Lochlin Stoker C. J. Taylor Stoker

The Corfu Naval Memorial Committee raised the Money for this memorial to mark the 40th Anniversary of the tragedy


Thy will be done

To the following non- commsd. officers and privates of the 1st Battn. 9th Regiment who died during there service in the Ionian Islands from 1859 to 1864

Corpr. J. Thomas
Corpr. M. Donolan
Pte. T. McClure
'' J. Burke
 ''  B. Williams
''  J. McElligott
''  J. Langstaff
''  W. Parker
''  S. Watson
''  H. Evans
''  C. Cook
''  W. Crump
''  M.. Curtain
''  W. Dowling
'' J. Satchfield
''  J. Sharkey
''  R. Langlands
''  G. Green
'' T. Donolan
''  J. Williamson
''  W. Gould
''  J. Ganderton
'' J. Killeen
''  L. Homer
''  J. Barnett
'' J. Craggs  [looks like Coaggs?]
''  M. Roach



[HMS Pioneer and HMS Orwell]

Sacred to the memory of
 those who lost their lives
in the collision between H. M. Ships "Pioneer" & "Orwell"
on the night of January 30th 1903
off Cape Varlam near Corfu

William Jones P.O. 1st Class T. C.
Frederick White P.O. 1st Class
Joseph North P.O. 2nd Class
Arthur Edwards A.B.
Richard Fiddick A.B.
William McClure A.B.
William Ryan A.B.
John Frood A.B.
William Brooks A.B.
William Boyce A.B.
William Mayor A.B.
William McCormack Ldg. Sig
Walter Orrin Qual Sig.

Erected by the officers and men
of the fleet as a token of sympathy.


Sacred to the memory of

William Bishop
Gunner of the Royal Marine Artillery
Who departed this life
21st May 1860
at Corfu

This stone was erected by his messmates and officers of the Royal Marines on board H. M. Ship Exmouth


In a vault near this stone are deposited the remains of

 Sarah the wife Major Brandreth of the Royal Artillery who died beloved and lamented October 18 1819 aged 35 years.

Also of Sarah Jane her new born infant who died the same time.


20102 Private
W. Williamson

East Yorkshire Regiment
10th August 1917 Age 25

[William Williamson, Born Barnsley Enlisted Sheffield. Died Salonika]


12106 Corporal
L. W. Busson
Gloucestershire Regiment
23rd June 1918

[Leonard Walter Busson,  9th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment. Born Stow-on-the-Wold, Enlisted Stroud. Died Salonika]


Also see British Cemetery Argostoli, Kefalonia, Greece
for more Ionian Graves and Memorials


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