DELVILLE WOOD

LONGUEVAL - SOMME - FRANCE

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FAMPOUX BRITISH CEMETERY

Pas-de-Calais, France

Gordon Spivey

WOODHEAD

Grave B17.

Son of Minnie Woodhead, of Strand St, Cape Town, and the late WS Woodhead. Born at Hampstead, London, England. Enlisted at Edinburgh when at the University (Source : C.W.G.C.).

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.