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Private William Connell

1/8th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Service No: s / 18810

William Connell grave





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Born / Resided

Ayr / 10 William St, Coatbridge


Killed in Action 22/03/1918




Barman with Mr Melaugh


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Buried / Remembered

Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The POZIERES MEMORIAL relates to the period of crisis in March and April 1918 when the Allied Fifth Army was driven back by overwhelming numbers across the former Somme battlefields, and the months that followed before the Advance to Victory, which began on 8 August 1918. The Memorial commemorates over 14,000 casualties of the United Kingdom and 300 of the South African Forces who have no known grave and who died on the Somme from 21 March to 7 August 1918.

Additional Information

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