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War Graves of Somme and Flanders

June 2019

Tour Day 1 out of Arras


Private John JONES. Canadian Infantry. BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, FICHEUX IV. C. 34. (Grave)
BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY; FICHEUX IV. C. 34. Pas de Calais Number of casualties: 2,036

Lance Corporal David Griffith EDWARDS. - POZIERES MEMORIAL Panel 42 and 43.
POZIERES MEMORIAL; It lists the names of 14,657 British and South African soldiers.

Corporal Evan Owen DAVIES. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 5 C and 12 C.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL; to the Missing of the Somme, a war memorial to 72,337 missing British and South African servicemen.

Private Joseph GRIFFITHS. MESNIL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION III. C. 10. (Grave)
MESNIL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION; Identified Casualties: 240.

Mametz Welsh Memorial.
The battle of Mametz Wood - The 38th (Welsh) Division paved the way for control of the woodland - nearly a mile wide and more than a mile deep - in northern France. Its capture was of key importance in the Battle of the Somme where Allied forces would fight the Germans on a 15-mile front for five months. During a bloody five-day battle 3,993 Welsh soldiers were killed, missing or injured, putting their division out of action for almost a year.

Midday Meal at Albert.

Private Walter Charles LITTLE. DOINGT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION I. B. 1 (Grave)
DOINGT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION; Total identified casualties 418.

Private Edward Griffith JAMES. FIFTEEN RAVINE BRITISH CEMETERY. E. 4. (Grave)
FIFTEEN RAVINE BRITISH CEMETERY; VILLERS-PLOUICH Total identified casualties 527.

Private Stephen George PEREGRINE. DELSAUX FARM CEMETERY, BEUGNY III. D. 20. (Grave)
DELSAUX FARM CEMETERY; BEUGNY Total identified casualties 434

Photos by Eirlys M Thomas.

ARRAS
Private John JONES. BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY
POZIERES MEMORIAL
Lance Corporal David Griffith EDWARDS.
POZIERES CEMETERY and MEMORIAL
POZIERES CEMETERY and MEMORIAL
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Corporal Evan Owen DAVIES.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Corporal Evan Owen DAVIES.
MESNIL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.
Private Joseph GRIFFITHS.

Mametz Welsh Memorial.


The battle of Mametz Wood - The 38th (Welsh) Division paved the way for control of the woodland - nearly a mile wide and more than a mile deep - in northern France. Its capture was of key importance in the Battle of the Somme where Allied forces would fight the Germans on a 15-mile front for five months. During a bloody five-day battle 3,993 Welsh soldiers were killed, missing or injured, putting their division out of action for almost a year.

Mametz Memorial.
Mametz Memorial.
Mametz Memorial.
Mametz Memorial.
Mametz Memorial.
Mametz Wood.
Mametz Wood.
Private Walter Charles LITTLE.
DOINGT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
DOINGT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
DOINGT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Private Edward Griffith JAMES.
FIFTEEN RAVINE BRITISH CEMETERY
Private Stephen George PEREGRINE. DELSAUX FARM CEMETERY.