Amerval Communal Cemetery Extension, Solesmes,

near Le Cateau, France

Location:  Amerval, Solesmes, near Le Cateau, France.
Further details of this Cemetery can be viewed here.
Visited:   See Note below "Cheltonians" buried in this Cemetery:   1

"Cheltonians" buried in this Cemetery

Private Charles WELLER, 1st Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, is buried in Row D, Grave 3.

He was killed in action on 23rd October 1918 in fighting around the River Selle.

He is commemorated on the St Paul's Church War Memorial.

He was born in Chobham, Surrey, and enlisted into the DCLI in December 1915 whilst residing in Cheltenham.

The inscription at the base of his headstone reads "Peace, Perfect Peace".

Notes:

1.   Thanks to Mr Marco Hoveling who took this photo in August 2005 and has allowed its use here.

 

Page last updated: 27th July 2013

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