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LONGUEVAL - SOMME - FRANCE

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LONSDALE CEMETERY

Authuille, Somme, France

One South African, who served in the Border Regiment, rests in this cemetery.

Colin Selwyn BROWN

Grave II.F.17.

Son of Colin and Adela J. Brown, of Old Meadow, South Zeal, Okehampton, Devon (Source : C.W.G.C.).

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

11th Battalion (Lonsdale), The Border Regiment (97th Brigade, 32nd Division)

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916. Unsuccessful attack on Leipzig Salient. 500 casualties.

 

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