DELVILLE WOOD

LONGUEVAL - SOMME - FRANCE

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FAMPOUX BRITISH CEMETERY

Pas-de-Calais, France

F.C. SPEED

Grave B31.

Son of Mr H and Mrs J. Speed, of 13, Mitchell Rd, Durban, Natal (Source : C.W.G.C.).

Fought in Delville Wood in July 1916.

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.