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Cemetery Details

Location Rue d'Heilly, Franvillers, Somme - Hauts-de-France, France
Co‑ordinates N49.96495, E2.51103
Description

Location Information
Franvillers is a village and district in the Department of the Somme, and stands on high ground above the River Ancre. It is 19 Kms from Amiens and 10 Kms from Albert on the D929 road. The Communal Cemetery and Extension are south-east of the village on the C201 road.

History Information
The COMMUNAL CEMETERY at Franvillers was used at intervals from May 1916 to May 1918. It contains eight Commonwealth burials of the First World War. The adjoining EXTENSION was used from April to August 1918 by units and field ambulances engaged in the defence of Amiens. It contains 248 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and five German graves. The extension was designed by W C Von Berg.

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Names

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SCOTT, Thomas Richard

Service number 4536
Private
26th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Jun 1892

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ALEXANDER, Alexander (Alexander Frank)

Service number 2196
Private
34th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Dec 1897

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JOHNSON, William

Service number 1683
Private
54th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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BLACKET, Joseph Arnold

Service number 1667
Lieutenant
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Aug 1894
Norwood Football Club 1915

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SMITH, John Cook

Service number 5068
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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GARRATT, Alfred Joseph

Service number 1265A
Private
8th Light Trench Mortar Battery
AIF WW1
Born 1895

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WEARNE, Alfred James

Service number 2242
Private
23rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1894

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THOMPSON, Archibald

Service number 5088
Private
32nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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