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PostPosted: Sun Aug 01, 2010 6:32 pm    Post subject: Sunken Road Cemetery, France Reply with quote

SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX , FRANCE



Fampoux is a village and commune in the department of the Pas-de-Calais on the north bank of the Scarpe, 7 kilometres east of Arras and 1.6 kilometres west of Roeux. From the village take the D42E heading north towards Gavrelle. The Cemetery is 800 metres from the village on a track to the left of the road.
Fampoux village was taken by the 4th Division on 9 April 1917, lost at the end of March 1918, and retaken at the end of the following August. Sunken Road Cemetery is at the summit of the sunken road to Bailleul, on the east side. It was made by burial officers and fighting units between April 1917 and January 1918. Sunken Road Cemetery contains 196 burials and commemorations of the First World War. 26 of the burials are unidentified and sixteen graves, destroyed by shell fire, are now represented by special memorials.
No. of Identified Casualties: 170

This is the Sunken Road.




Name: SMART
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 03/05/1917
Service No: S/43010
Additional information: Son of Alexander and Charlotte Smart, of Balgavies, Forfar.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 20.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX


Name: STEWART, DUNCAN
Initials: D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 19
Date of Death: 23/04/1917
Service No: 266102
Additional information: Son of James and Margaret Stewart, of Corrygowrie, Strathyre. Born at Balquhidder, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. B. 4.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX


Name: GORDON, EDWARD
Initials: E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 25/04/1917
Service No: 265377
Additional information: Son of William Gordon, of 7, Osborne Place, Aberdeen.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. E. 9.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX


Name: WALLER, JOHN
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Age: 39
Date of Death: 10/12/1917
Service No: S/16855
Additional information: Husband of Jane A. Waller, of Caledonian Place, Dunblane, Perthshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. B. 2.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX


Name: GAMMACK, JAMES TAYLOR
Initials: J T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 21/12/1917
Service No: 25894
Additional information: Husband of Elizabeth Gammack, of May Cottage, Dyce, Aberdeenshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 9.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX

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Name: McGLASHAN
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Date of Death: 23/04/1917
Service No: 265614
Additional Information: Place of birth, Keithall, Aberdeenshire. (SNWM)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. E. 11.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX



Name: BELL, ANDREW
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Date of Death: 27/12/1917
Service No: 251470
Additional Information: Place of birth, Wishaw, Lanarkshire. (SNWM)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 11.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX



Name: MAIN
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 10th Bn.
Date of Death: 29/12/1917
Service No: 235208
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 12.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX



Name: FINDLAY
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Date of Death: 03/05/1917
Service No: 7553
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 28.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX
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Name: HENRY
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Date of Death: 03/05/1917
Service No: 8967
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 26.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX



Name: IMRIE, ROBERT GOWANS
Initials: R G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 1st/6th Bn.
Date of Death: 23/04/1917
Service No: 265533
Additional Information: Place of birth, Perth. (SNWM)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sp. Mem. B. 8.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX



Name: WALLACE, ROBERT GILMOUR
Initials: R G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Age: 36
Date of Death: 12/05/1917
Service No: 285079
Additional information: Son of the late Charles Wallace and of Margaret Wallace, of Paisley.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. E. 8.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX



Name: McNEIL, PETER
Initials: P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
Unit Text: 10th/11th Bn.
Date of Death: 21/12/1917
Service No: 30671
Additional Information: Place of birth, Perth. (SNWM)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 8.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX
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Name: MATHER, ROBERT
Initials: R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
Unit Text: 6th Bn.
Date of Death: 30/11/1917
Service No: 200905
Additional Information: Place of birth, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire. (SNWM)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. D. 2.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX



Name: HAMILTON, THOMAS
Initials: T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 03/05/1917
Service No: 35951
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Hamilton, of Joggins Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada. Born at Blackburn, Scotland.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 25.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX



Name: BOWMAN, ANDREW
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Unit Text: 8th Bn.
Date of Death: 03/05/1917
Service No: S/7698
Additional Information: Place of birth, Montrose. (SNWM)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 22.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX



Name: McCALLUM
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
Unit Text: 7th Bn.
Date of Death: 16/04/1917
Service No: 310363
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sp. Mem. B. 5.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX
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Name: MONTGOMERY
Initials: M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 11th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 03/05/1917
Service No: 38627
Additional information: Only son of Catherine Montgomery, of 18, Mackenzie St., Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, and the late Robert Montgomery.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 23.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX



Name: MORRISON
Initials: R T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
Unit Text: 9th Bn.
Date of Death: 03/05/1917
Service No: 28667
Additional Information: Place of birth, Forfar. (SNWM)
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 27.
Cemetery: SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX
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