TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY

 

 

Somme

 

 

France

 

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Location Information

Toutencourt is a village in the Department of the Somme, halfway along the D23, Doullens to Corbie road and 18 kilometres south-east of Doullens. The Communal Cemetery is at the entrance to the village along this road from Doullens.


The cemetery contains 23 Commonwealth burials of the First World War. These were made between October 1915 and August 1918.

 

Shot at Dawn: 62536 Sapper R. Bell, 123rd Field Coy. Royal Engineers, executed for murder on 22/05/1918.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burial Details

 

ARMSTRONG,REGINALD GEORGE,R G,20,,26/03/1918,,Private,North Irish Horse,"""E"" Sqdn.",France,'71643',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,I. B. 2A.,"SON OF CHARLES B. ARMSTRONG, OF BEECHFIELD HOUSE, CLONTARF, DUBLIN, IRELAND."


BAKER,,W,,,27/10/1915,,Driver,Royal Field Artillery,4th Div. Ammunition Col.,France,'6484',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,I. B. 3.,


BELL,
ROBERT,R,29,,22/05/1918,,Sapper,Royal Engineers,123rd Field Coy.,France,'62536',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,II. A. 9.,"SON OF MRS. ANNIE BELL, OF 84, BIG JUG YARD, CLAYPATH, DURHAM."


BERRY,HORACE,H,20,,28/03/1918,,Gunner,Royal Field Artillery,"""C"" Bty. 50th Bde.",France,'222807',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,I. A. 1.,"SON OF WILLIAM AND HENRIETTA BERRY, OF HALIFAX, YORKS."


BEST,,H B,,,04/12/1917,,Private,Royal Fusiliers,"105th Bn. Training Reserve, 29th Bn.",France,'TR/10365995',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,I. B. 6.,


CASE,VICTOR JOHN,V J,26,,31/07/1918,,Private,Army Service Corps,363rd Mechanical Transport Coy.,France,'M2/115444',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,II. A. 7.,"SON OF SIDNEY JAMES AND CAROLINE LOUISA GLADYS CASE, OF 7, SALISBURY RD., LUTON, BEDFORDSHIRE."


COLES,,A,,,29/06/1918,,Driver,Royal Field Artillery,38th Div. Ammunition Col.,France,'W/864',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,II. A. 8.,


CRATHORNE,,F,,,14/01/1916,,Lieutenant,General List,,France,,TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,I. B. 5.,


DALE,FREDERICK PERCY,F P,35,,20/04/1918,,Corporal,Army Service Corps,Mechanical Transport,France,'M2/176276',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,II. A. 12.,"SON OF EDWIN AND MARY DALE, OF RAMSGATE, KENT; HUSBAND OF BESSIE H. DALE, OF FLINT COTTAGE, ALBION RD., ST. PETER'S, BROADSTAIRS."


DAVIS,ARTHUR JAMES,A J,41,,22/04/1918,,Private,Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment),1st Bn.,France,'20233',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,II. A. 10.,"(SERVED AS HISON). SON OF JANE DAVIS, OF 12, NARBOROUGH RD., LEICESTER."


DURNEEN,JOHN JAMES,J J,21,,26/03/1918,,Private,North Irish Horse,"""A"" Sqdn.",France,'71655',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,I. B. 2.,"SON OF JAMES DURNEEN AND M. E. DURNEEN, OF CLOGHER, CO. TYRONE, IRELAND."


GODFREY,HORACE CHARLES,H C,22,,01/08/1918,,Sapper,Royal Engineers,O.O. Cable Section.,France,'78464',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,II. A. 6.,"SON OF EDWARD AND ANNIE GODFREY, OF LUTON."


HEATH,The Rev. ALFRED,A,39,,30/06/1918,,Chaplain 4th Class,Army Chaplains' Department,4th Class,France,,TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,II. A. 1.,"SON OF DANIEL HEATH AND AGNES AMELIA HEATH, OF 10, MOUNT PLEASANT, TURNER'S HILL, CHESHUNT, HERTS. NATIVE OF EDMONTON, MIDDX."


HISON,ARTHUR,A,41,,22/04/1918,,Private,ALIAS,,France,'20233',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,,"SEE ""DAVIS"" THE TRUE FAMILY NAME."


INNS,JOHN GEORGE BLAND,J G B,32,,28/03/1918,,Gunner,Royal Field Artillery,"""B"" Bty. 50th Bde.",France,'106447',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,I. B. 1.,"ELDEST SON OF JOHN AND ADA INNS; HUSBAND OF ADA INNS, OF 1, RICHMOND TERRACE, ST. JAMES' END, NORTHAMPTON."


IRWIN,ROBERT GEORGE,R G,25,,30/06/1918,,Private,Machine Gun Corps,17th Bn.,France,'143242',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,II. A. 5.,"SON OF JOHN AND MARGARET IRWIN, OF 22, SMITH'S TERRACE, HAYDON BRIDGE-ON-TYNE, NORTHUMBERLAND."


LEVIEN,,L G,,,25/03/1918,,Private,Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry,5th Bn.,France,'9803',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,I. B. 3.,


LYLE,,A,,,27/03/1918,,Gunner,Royal Field Artillery,"""B"" Bty. 51st Bde",France,'7494',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,II. A. 15.,


MELVILLE,,J,,,30/06/1918,,Private,Machine Gun Corps,17th Bn.,France,'143244',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,II. A. 4.,


MULDOWNEY,MICHAEL G.,M G,28,,30/06/1918,,Private,Lancashire Fusiliers,10th Bn.,France,'39441',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,II. A. 3.,"SON OF MRS. MARY CARR, OF 47, PETER ST., HIGHTOWN, MANCHESTER."


PALMER,REGINALD WALLIS,R W,,,02/04/1918,,Lieutenant,Australian Pioneers,5th,France,,TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,II. A. 13.,


ROYDS,THOMAS ALINGTON,T A,33,,20/04/1918,,Second Lieutenant,Royal Air Force,59th Sqdn.,France,,TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,II. A. 11.,"SON OF MR. N. ROYDS, OF ""ST. HELEN'S, ""CHESTERTON RD., CAMBRIDGE."


STAPLETON,ARTHUR,A,19,,30/06/1918,,Private,Lancashire Fusiliers,"""B"" Coy. 10th Bn.",France,'50097',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,Il. A. 2.,"SON OF CHARLES AND ADA STAPLETON, OF 6, WARD ST., HYSON GREEN, NOTTINGHAM."


WILLIAMS,,C,24,,27/03/1918,,Serjeant,Royal Field Artillery,"""B"" Bty. 51st Bde.",France,'831645',TOUTENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY,II. A. 14.,"SON OF THE LATE MARY ANN WILLIAMS AND WILLIAM WILLIAMS, OF HEMINGFIELD, BARNSLEY, YORKS. HUSBAND OF LILIAN WILLIAMS, OF THE MILL, TETFORD, HORNCASTLE, LINCS."