|Le Crotoy Communal Cemetery|
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Le Crotoy is a village on the right bank of the Somme esturary and is 20 kilometres north-west of Abbeville. The Communal Cemetery is on the north-western side of Le Crotoy on the road to the beach and to the neighbouring hamlet of St Firmin.
Le Crotoy Communal Cemetery contains four Commonwealth burials of the First World War, four from the Second World War (one of which is unidentified) and one unidentified Polish war grave.
Identified Casualties: 7
Shot at Dawn:
Sub Lieutenant E. L. A. Dyett, Nelson Bn. Royal Naval Division, executed for desertion 05/01/1917.
The mass pardon of 306 British Empire soldiers executed for certain offences during the Great War was enacted in section 359 of the Armed Forces Act 2006, which came into effect on royal assent on 8 November 2006.
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