DELVILLE WOOD

LONGUEVAL - SOMME - FRANCE

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BROWN'S COPSE CEMETERY

Roeux, Pas-de-Calais, France

John Norman Victor MIDDLETON

Grave I.B.30.

Son of Mr HN and Mrs MB Middleton, of 19, Clive Rd, Berea, Durban, Natal. Born at Bethlehem, Orange Free State (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Wounded in Delville Wood on the 18th July 1916.

2nd S.A.I., B 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.