IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden

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

ACHIET LE GRAND Communal Cemetery Extension (Pas de Calais France)

Page 1 The Pictures

Page 2 List of Casualties

L/Cpl Thomas Cyril Powner 08/09/1916
for Anthony Bagshaw (Mansfield Woodhouse, UK)
Gnr D. A. Holgate 17/05/1917
Pte James Alonza Smith 05/05/1917 aged 35
Pte William James Saddington 12/05/1917
 aged 25
Lt John Robinson Jackman 17/06/1918
 aged 24
Pte J. Greenbank 01/05/1917
 aged 31
L/Cpl J. W. Kilburn 26/11/1915
 aged 29
Pte E. Metcalfe 03/12/1917
Pte Arthur Shackleton 19/05/1917
 aged 21
Pte James Bannister 15/03/1918
Lt William Henry Brassington 25/08/1918
 aged 25
Cpt Claude Denman Bennett 18/07/1917
 aged 30
Photos courtesy Philippe Drouin
Pte Walter George Lewis 23/04/1917 aged 27
Walter served in the Army under the name of George Lewis.
Called up on reserve at the outbreak of war, Walter was drafted to France on Wednesday 12/08/1914 and was wounded several times during his service.
He was wounded during Sunday 22/04/1917 when he received gunshot wounds to his stomach, being removed to either 45th or 49th Casualty Clearing Station at Achiet-le-Grand where he succumbed the next day.
He was (possibly) the son of William and Annie Lewis of 66, Jessel Road, Walsall.
for Graeme Clarke and the people of Walsall
Pte Robert Forrester 23/08/1918 aged 18
for Tony Pringle and the people of Newmarket


1 224 casualties

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