Hallencourt Communal Cemetery
Somme, France

Photo courtesy of Tony Emptage

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Location Information

Hallencourt is a village and commune situated at the junction of the D21, D53 and D173 roads, some 10 Kms south-east of Abbeville.

Identified Casualties: 2

Shot at Dawn:

24/2008 Private F. Hughes, 2nd Bn. Canterbury Regiment, N. Z. E. F. executed for desertion 25/08/1916.

The mass pardon of 306 British Empire soldiers executed for certain offences during the Great War was enacted in section 359 of the Armed Forces Act 2006, which came into effect on royal assent on 8 November 2006.

Other Burial: Deal/1565(S) G.E. Craner, R.M. Div.Train. R.N. Div., Royal Marines, who died 16/06/1916 aged 38. Brother of Mrs. M. E. Veal, of 126, High St., Notting Hill Gate, London.