Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension

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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CROMPTON, James

Service number 480
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1891

LAMBERT, Roy Richmond

Service number 3579
Sergeant
54th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Nov 1896

KELSALL, Charles Proctor

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant
17th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 Apr 1888

REAY, Albert

Service number 3264
Private
56th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Feb 1887

WATERFIELD, Alfred Henry

Service number 3932
Gunner
103rd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Battery
AIF WW1
Born 1878

WOOD, Albert Frederick

Service number 483
Lieutenant
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 Feb 1894

TRELEASE, Thomas Chester

Service number 5101
Private
28th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1889

ROBERTSON, Colin Campbell

Service number 766
Private
22nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1896

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