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James Somerville Black

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant James Somerville Black

April 29, 1917

Military Service


Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Flying Corps

Division:

General List and Royal Flying Corps

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 575 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. B. 68.

Location:

LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY is on the southern outskirts of St Omer and is about 45 kilometres south-east of Calais. When approaching the cemetery from St. Omer centre follow in the direction of Abbeville on the D 928. As you leave the town towards Longuenesse drive up the hill for about 600 metres and the cemetery is on your left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of James Black

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