Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France., contains 1,754 First World War burials. For much of the First World War, Abbeville was headquarters of the Commonwealth lines of communication and No.3 BRCS, No.5 and No.2 Stationary Hospitals were stationed there variously from October 1914 to January 1920. The communal cemetery was used for burials from November 1914 to September 1916, the earliest being made among the French military graves. The extension was begun in September 1916.

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  • Profile picture for Ernest Marlow

    Born 1893

    Died 1919

    British Army 86116 Acting Corporal Machine Gun Corps

    British Army 86116 Corporal Machine Gun Corps 37th Coy.

  • Profile picture for Charles Oldershaw

    Born 1900

    Died 1918

    British Army 52036 Private Royal Scots 2nd Battalion

  • Profile picture for William Harold Haynes

    Born 1895

    Died 1918

    British Army Captain Yorkshire Regiment

    British Army Captain Royal Air Force

  • Profile picture for William Ogden

    Born 1892

    Died 1918

    British Army 67028 Private Royal Army Medical Corps

    British Army 67028 Serjeant Royal Army Medical Corps 96 Field Ambulance

  • Profile picture for Thomas John Fry

    Born 1894

    Died 1916

    British Army 1413 Rifleman London Regiment 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles)

    British Army 1413 Serjeant London Regiment 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles)

  • Profile picture for Alexander Fairweather Campbell

    Born 1893

    Died 1918

    Australian Imperial Force 232 Private Australian Machine Gun Corps 4th Machine Gun Battalion

  • Profile picture for William Williams

    Born 1875

    Died 1916

    British Army 123976 Pioneer Royal Engineers 10th Labour Battalion

  • Profile picture for Arthur Clegg

    Born 1889

    Died 1918

    British Army 41514 Private Cheshire Regiment 20th Battalion

    British Army 35499 Private Labour Corps 292nd Area Employment Company