DELVILLE WOOD

LONGUEVAL - SOMME - FRANCE

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BROWN'S COPSE CEMETERY

Roeux, Pas-de-Calais, France

James Chalmers

EDMOND

Grave II.E.15.

Son of John and Margaret Edmond, of Belfast, Ireland. Husband of Mary Roy Edmond, of East Worldham, Hampshire, England. Served with SA Irish Horse in German SW Africa, 1914, and Boer Rebellion (Source : C.W.G.C.).

2nd S.A.I., A Company.

Killed in action on the 12th April 1917 in the improvised and disastrous attack of the 9th (Scottish) Division on the German positions in the East of Fampoux. The 2nd SAI, who went in 400 strong, lost 16 officers and 285 men.