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CWGC - Malta leaflet 2023

Malta leaflet

CWGC - Malta leaflet 2023

PERSONAL STORIES Download our App and find CWGC sites of remembrance near you. PERSONAL STORIES ©IWM (HU 12244) Lance Corporal Percy Fricker Born in Victoria, Australia, Percy was serving with the Australian Infantry at Anzac Cove on the Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, when he was hit by shrapnel. Buried Pieta Military Cemetery We honour and care for the men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring they will never be forgotten. Funded by six Member Governments, our work began with building, and now maintaining, cemeteries and memorials at over 23,000 locations all over the world. Access our records and archives online Find out more about our charity. Visit: MALTA HISTORIC CEMETERIES & MEMORIALS Docter Isobel Tate One of the few female doctors in the early 20th century, Dr Tate contracted typhoid whilst tending wounded servicemen in Malta. Buried Pieta Military Cemetery Captain Albany Kennett Charlesworth Recipient of the Military Cross, Captain Charlesworth was a member of Churchill’s delegation to the Yalta Conference at the end of the Second World War. Captain Charlesworth and his colleagues were killed when their aircraft crashed en route to the summit in the Crimea. Buried Imtarfa Military Cemetery Lieutenant Charles Mortimer Born in Los Angeles, USA, Charles was the youngest son of the British Consul. When war was declared he travelled to England and joined the Royal Horse Artillery. Buried Pieta Military Cemetery ©IWM (HU 125946) ©IWM (HU 124963) Private Robert Riley Born in Tasmania, Australia, Robert volunteered for overseas service and served at Gallipoli, Turkey. Buried Pieta Military Cemetery See our specialist teams at work by visiting the CWGC Visitors Centre near Arras, France Speak to our knowledgeable guides at the Ieper Information Centre, Ieper, Belgium To find out more visit DISCOVER LEARN REMEMBER Antarctic Explorer Henry Ernest Wild Ernest miraculously survived Shackleton’s disastrous 1916–1917 Trans-Antarctic expedition only to return to duty and succumb to typhoid during the First World War. Allied Leaders, Yalta Conference, 1945 ©IWM (TR 2828) Ross Sea Party: Wild second from right ©Joyce collection Canterbury Museum Buried Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

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