Kent Village of the year 2004
In Memory of
Private WILLIAM DENNIS BLAKE
L/6226, 1st Bn., The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
who died age 38
on 08 April 1920
Son of Henry and Jane Blake; husband of Mary Blake, of The Chequers, Challock, Ashford. Born in London.
Remembered with honour
Country: United Kingdom Locality: Kent Location Information: Lydd is 4 miles south-west of New Romney, and a corporate member of the Cinque Port of Romney. In the vicinity, south-west of the town is Helstone, was a military camp and Government artillery range. This burial ground lies between Lydd Town station and the church, on the left side of Station Road. Historical Information: There are 21 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war, 1 of which is unidentified and a further 9 of the 1939-45 war, 5 of which are unidentified. The graves for which locations are not given are in the middle part of the cemetery. No. of Identified Casualties: 25
Cemetery: LYDD (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD
Grave/Memorial Reference: South part, close to entrance.