ARQUES-LA-BATAILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

 

 

Seine-Maritime

 

 

France

 

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Location Information

Arques-la-Bataille is a small town 6 kilometres south-east of Dieppe on the Dieppe-Neufchatel-en-Bray Road.

The Cemetery is on the right of a small road,running from the Mairie Square to join the Dieppe to Martigny road, on the south east side of town.



Historical Information

Near the south-east corner of the cemetery is the British plot, in which are the graves of 8 men of the Seaforth Highlanders.
 

 

Burial Details

 

FINDLAY,EVAN,E,25,,10/06/1940,,Lance Corporal,Seaforth Highlanders,4th Bn.,France,'2820375',ARQUES-LA-BATAILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Row B. Grave 1.,"SON OF JOHN AND ELIZABETH FINDLAY; HUSBAND OF CHRISTINA FINDLAY, OF POYNTZFIELD, ROSS AND CROMARTY."


GORDON,ANDREW CAMERON,A C,28,,10/06/1940,,Private,Seaforth Highlanders,,France,'2819049',ARQUES-LA-BATAILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Row C. Grave 2.,


MOIR,COLIN,C,29,,04/06/1940,,Lance Corporal,Seaforth Highlanders,4th Bn.,France,'2817055',ARQUES-LA-BATAILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Row B. Grave 2.,"SON OF ANDREW MOIR AND OF JESSIE ANN MOIR (NEE MCKENZIE); HUSBAND OF MARGARET ANN MOIR, OF FORDOUN, KINCARDINESHIRE."


McALLISTER,JOSHUA,J,21,,08/06/1940,,Private,Seaforth Highlanders,4th Bn.,France,'3058414',ARQUES-LA-BATAILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Row A. Grave 3.,"SON OF ARCHIBALD AND MARION MCALLISTER, OF ARMADALE, WEST LOTHIAN."


RIACH,ARTHUR SCOTT,A S,26,,04/06/1940,,Corporal,Seaforth Highlanders,4th Bn.,France,'2820991',ARQUES-LA-BATAILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Row C. Grave 1.,


SMITH,JOHN,J,21,,10/06/1940,,Lance Corporal,Seaforth Highlanders,,France,'2821761',ARQUES-LA-BATAILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Row C. Grave 3.,"SON OF DONALD AND CHRISTINA SMITH, OF PORT OF NESS, ISLE OF LEWIS."


STEWART,JOHN,J,21,,10/06/1940,,Lance Corporal,Seaforth Highlanders,4th Bn.,France,'2821808',ARQUES-LA-BATAILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Row A. Grave 1.,


WOOD,JOHN,J,22,,09/06/1940,,Corporal,Seaforth Highlanders,4th Bn.,France,'3058457',ARQUES-LA-BATAILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Row B. Grave 3.,"SON OF PETER AND EUPHEMIA WOOD, OF LINTLAW, BERWICKSHIRE."