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Cemetery Details

Location Abbeville, Hautes de France - Somme, France
Co‑ordinates N50.11773, E1.83125
Description

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. Abbeville Communal Cemetery contains 774 Commonwealth burials of First World War and 30 from the Second.

 

For further information please use the Commonwealth War Graves Link.

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Names

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NOTT, Edward Ross

Service number OFFICER
Second Lieutenant
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
British Forces (All Conflicts)
Born 1893

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NEVILLE, George

Service number 458
Private
Born 1892

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BLIGHT, John

Service number 1303
Lance Corporal
52nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 14 Nov 1889

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BOWLEY, Alfred William

Service number 2334A
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 12 Aug 1877

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