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St Riquier British Cemetery

Location

The village of St Riquier is about 9 kilometres from Abbeville along the D925 Doullens road. The Cemetery is on the western outskirts of the village on the D925.

St Riquier British Cemetery

 

Historical Information

St. Riquier British Cemetery was made by the 49th and Lucknow Casualty Clearing Stations in April – October 1918. After the Armistice it was enlarged when 11 graves were brought in from a plot outside the cemetery, and 29 from Fressenville Military Cemetery, made by the Lucknow Casualty Clearing Station in 1916 – 1918.

The cemetery now contains 84 First World War burials and 20 from the Second World War, most of the latter dating from May and June 1940.

St Riquier British Cemetery

 


Lieutenant R Stevens

Lieutenant Richard Stevens
49 Squadron RAF
Died on 30th May 1918 aged 19
Son of Henry and Annie Stevens
of Droveway Corner, Dyke Rd., Brighton

Grave: A 5


Private W Crossman

Private William Crossman 53
27th Bn Australian Infantry
Died on 24th July 1918 aged 38
Son of the late John and Fanny Crossman
of Janet St., Maylands, South Australia

Grave: B 11


Private J Darragh

Private John Darragh 128
6th (Inniskillen) Dragoons
Died on 24th December 1916 aged 34
Son of the late Samuel and Jane Darragh
of Ballycraigy, Ballymena, Co. Antrim.
His brother James Darragh also fell

Grave: C 8

Lieutenant James Darragh
1st/6th Bn Duke of Wellington’s
West Riding Regiment
Died on 5th July 1917 aged 26
Grave: V A 6
Chocques Military Cemetery


Driver J Nock

Driver Jim Nock 2092145
290 Army Troops Company
Royal Engineers
Died on 20th May 1940 aged 22
Son of Caleb and Beatrice Nock
of Old Hill, Staffordshire

Grave: AA 14


Private Abram Abramson

Private Abram Abramson S/136039
Royal Army Service Corps
Died on 20th May 1940 aged 20
Son of Samuel and Betsy Abramson
of Manchester

Grave: AA 8

 


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