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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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WEARNE, Alfred James

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

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ALEXANDER, Alexander Frank

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

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GOULLEE, Frederick Charles

Service number 4627
Lieutenant
28th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Mar 1891

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JOHNSTON, Arthur Eggleston

Service number 2165
Lance Corporal
20th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Mar 1893

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GADD, Richard Linsday

Service number 29945
Gunner
14th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1

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SCOTT, Thomas Richard

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

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WALKER, George Archer

Service number 2326
Company Sergeant Major
28th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Oct 1891

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JOHNSON, William

Service number 1683
Private
54th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1888

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