LEAVING CHELTENHAM ..............and all that was dear

 

 

Amerval Communal Cemetery Extension

Solesmes, near Le Cateau, France

Location:  Amerval, Solesmes, near Le Cateau, France.

Visited:   See Note below

"Cheltonians" buried in this Cemetery:   1

CWGC Information Sheet on this cemetery can be viewed here

 

 

"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 Cobham, 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.   Mr Marco Hoveling is acknowledged and thanked for taking the photos of the cemetery and headstone in August 2005.

 

 

 

 

Page last updated:   27th July 2013

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