DELVILLE WOOD

LONGUEVAL - SOMME - FRANCE

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HEILLY STATION CEMETERY

Méricourt-l'Abbé, Somme, France

Alexander BURT, D.C.M.

Grave IV.C.71.

Registered on the Roll of South Africans who fell 1914-1918 edited after the War by the South African authorities.

Died of wounds on the 14th September 1916. The 2nd Royal Sussex (2nd Brigade, 1st Division) was in action at High Wood from 31st August to 10th september with, notably, an attack on Wood Lane on the 9th September. The Battalion sustained 262 casualties during these operations.