Memorial Register France 439-504, WW2, Abbeville Communal Cemetery and Extension, Minor Cemeteries in Somme

LE QUESNEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION Index No. Fr. 504 Lc Quesnel is a village and commune 16) miles (26 kilo­ metres) south-east o f A miens on the Am iens-Roye road (N.334). The A m iens-R oye bus service passes through the village. The nearest railway station is Mat orcuil on the A m iens-M ontdidicr line and is about 7 miles (11 kilom etres) west of L e Q uesnel but taxis arc available there. The communal cemetery and extension are on the north ­eastern outskirts o f the village east o f the D.41 road to the neighbouring village o f Caix. The extension is on the eastern side o f the cemetery and dates from the 191-1-1918 War when the village was for sometime in British hands. It was captured by the enem yon March 27th 1918 b u twas re-taken by the 75th Canadian Infantry on August 9th 1918. The cemetery extension was made by the Canadian Corps and the burials number 65. This figure includes three graves transferred from Frcsnoy-en-C haussee Church­ yard in 1934 to ensure perpetuity and proper main­tenance. The names o f the three casualties arc given below. The 1939-1945 burials were seven airmen o f the Royal Air Force. BRADSHAW Cpl. albert richard son 16373. R.A.F. 18 Sqdn. 10th May 1940. B.Row Grave 14. HARVEY Sgt. (Obs.) vic tor 580542. R.A.F. 18 Sqdn. 27th December 1939. Age 19. Son of Samuel and Flora Harvey of Loughborough, Leicestershire. B.Row Grave 10. HUME Pilot Offr. (Pilot) Oliver Car lisle 40394. R.A.F. 57 Sqdn. 23rd November 1939. Age 20. Son of Charles Stewart Frcre Hume and Susara Johanna Hume of Port Elizabeth Cape Province, South Africa. B.Row Grave 8. JOB L.A.C. j a sen 567602. R.A.F. 18 Sqdn. 27th December 1939. Age 21. Son of Jason and Drusilla Charlotte Job of Mountain Ash, Glamorgan. B.Row Grave 11. LINDSAY A.C. 1. (W. Op./Air Gnr.) george ,625870. R.A.F. 57 Sqdn. 11th April 1940. Age 19. Son of George and Isabella Lindsay of Strathavcn Lanarkshire. B.Row Grave 13. MARTIN A.C. 1. (W.Op.) w. s. 540304. R.A.F. 18 Sqdn. 27th December 1939. Age 21. Son of Bertie Benjamin and Florence Ada Martin of Bristol. B.Row Grave 12. SABIN Sgt. (Pilot) LEONARD JAMES 580175. R.A.F. 18 Sqdn. 27th December 1939. Age 23. Son of Eardlcy and Rose Honora Sabin of Goodmayes Essex. B.Row Grave 9.1914-1918 HOOBAN Lee. Cpl. francis 353016. 2nd/9th Bn. The Manchester Rcgt. attd. 198th Light Trench Mortar Bty. Died of accidental injuries 22nd Feb. 1918. Age 29. Son of Joseph and Julia Hooban of M ountrath Queens Co. Irish Republic. B.Row Grave 5. HUDSON Ptc. ben j a min 201672. 2nd/4th Bn. East Manchester Rcgt. attd. 198th Light Trench Mortar Bty. Died of accidental injuries 22nd Feb., 1918. Age 21. Son of Catherine Hudson and stepson of Thomas Smith of Bricrficld Lancashire. B.Row Grave 6. TREVERTON Ptc. george albert 241492. 2nd/5th Bn. East Lancashire Rcgt. attd. 198th Light Trcnch Mortar Bty. Died of accidental injuries 22nd Feb. 1918. Age 30. Son of William and Mary Trcvcrton of Burnley Lan­cashire. B.Row Grave 7. Printed in Great Britain under the Authority o f Her Maj stye s Stationery Off ice by W eatherby &Sons Ltd. C028W) Wt. 118453757.58 Wc. &S. Gp.36J 39
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