Photo Sought of Fallen Soldier from Hammersmith

Group wants to commemorate Alfred Churchlow who is buried in a Dutch cemetery

Remembrance at Overloom Cemetery in 1950
Remembrance at Overloom Cemetery in 1950

A workgroup associated with the Overloon War Cemetery in Holland is seeking photographs of a soldier from Hammersmith who is buried there.

The aim is to properly commemorate the 281 Commonwealth soldiers in graves in the cemetery who fought and died for the freedom of Holland during the Second World War.

“War Cemetery Overloon” is trying to give a face to all of these soldiers and is hoping that someone has a photo of Guardsman Alfred Thomas Churchlow (Service Number: 2661428) who served with the 4th Battalion of the Coldstream Guards and died on 14 October 1944 aged/

He was the son of William and Ada Churchlow; husband of Mary Eleanor Churchlow.

Anyone who has information about Alfred can contact Piet Peters by email at or visit the workgroup’s Facebook page @WerkgroepOverloonWarcemetery

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May 7, 2021