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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 1.7 million 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 at 23,000 locations all over the world. Today, over a century after we first began, our work continues through our staff, supporters and volunteers who preserve our unique cultural, horticultural and architectural heritage and ensure that the stories of those who died are told. Find out more about our charitable foundation at MALTA HISTORIC CEMETERIES & MEMORIALS PERSONAL STORIES 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 The CWGC Experience is a unique visitor attraction. Take a look behind the scenes at the work of the CWGC. The CWGC Experience, 5-7 rue Angèle Richard, 62217 Beaurains, France. Tel: +33(0)321 21 52 75 Email: 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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