IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

The visit of Commonwealth graves in Communals Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France

ABBEVILLE Communal Cemetery (Somme France)

Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

Rfm James Winterton 26/08/1916
For his great niece Stephanie Scrutton (Liverpool Eng.)
L/Cpl Arthur Jackson 19/07/1916
Arthur was the son of Alfred Edward and Emma 16, Alexandra Street, Palfrey, his father being a leather tanner by trade.
Prior to the war he was employed as a currier’s labourer by Price Limited of Bank Street, Walsall.
Enlisting in the Army at Walsall in 08/1914, Arthur was drafted to France on Tuesday 05/10/1915 and was wounded in the neck and spine on Sunday 16/07/1916 during the Battle of Somme.
He was removed to hospital at Abbeville but he succumbed to his injuries.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
Spr Thomas Stokes 18/02/1916
Thomas was a native of Norton Canes who enlisted in the Army in his hometown in 08/1914 and was drafted to France on Monday 01/03/1915.
He also saw service in Egypt.
Thomas died of septic pneumonia in hospital at Abbeville.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Brownhills
Pte John William King 04/09/1916 aged 23
For the Royal Welch fusiliers & Dr H.J. Krijnen
Pte Arthur Williams 27/09/1915
For the Royal Welch fusiliers & Dr H.J. Krijnen


796 casualties

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Casualties informations come usualy from Commonwealth War Graves Commission, see links for more informations © Pierre Vandervelden - Belgium