Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery
Second son of Philip
& Elizabeth Machon of Melbourne Place, Bagot, Jersey
One of two brothers
who both fell in 1918.
Died of wounds, aged 34 years.
of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 8 July 1918
Commemorated on St Saviour's Parish Memorial, Jersey
NEWS ITEM in Jersey
Evening Post of Friday 21 June 1918
Machon Dangerously Wounded. We regret to learn that Mr & Mrs Machon of Melbourne
Place, Bagot have received news that their son, Private E Machon of the Hampshire
Regiment, has been admitted to the 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station severely
wounded, suffering from a dangerous fracture of the right thigh, a fractured arm
and other injuries. The above gallant Jerseyman formerly served in the East Battalion
RMIJ and was one of the first volunteers for the Jersey Company Royal Irish Rifles.
We hope to hear more favourable news in the future.
ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Thursday 27 June 1918
Soldier Wounded and in Hospital. We are pleased to hear that Private E Machon
of the Hampshire Regiment, who we stated recently had been dangerously wounded,
is progressing as well as can be expected.
War Graves Commission Record