Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension 

Somme, France

Location:  Achiet-le-Grand, Pas de Calais, France
Visited:   October 2006 (see Notes) "Cheltonians" buried in the Cemetery:   1
CWGC Cemetery Information Sheet can be viewed here

"Cheltonians" buried in this Cemetery

Pte Albert Edward HOPKINS, 12th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is buried in Plot I, Row R, Grave 4.

He died of wounds in a medical unit in the Achiet area of France on 31st August 1918.   He was 34 years old.

Pte Hopkins is commemorated on the Staverton (St Catherine's Church) Roll of Honour.

His parents, Thomas and Mary Hopkins, resided in the village of Hayden, near Staverton, and he left a widow, Mrs Lizzie Maria Hopkins, of 4 Malvern Road, Worcester.


1.   Many thanks and an acknowledgement to Philippe Drouin, Vice President of the Somme Remembrance Association, who took this photos in October 2006.


Page last updated: 3rd April 2014

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