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Alfred Benjamin Needham

In memory of:

Corporal Alfred Benjamin Needham

October 27, 1916


Longueval, France

Military Service


Service Number:

92987

Age:

40

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Garrison Artillery

Division:

98th Siege Bty.

Additional Information


Born:

October 15, 1876
Melbourne, Australia

Enlistment:

November 22, 1915
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Son of Margaret Leishman Needham (nee McFarlane) and Frederick William Needham of Malvern, Victoria, Australia.

Commemorated on Page 141 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LONGUEVAL ROAD CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

G. 7

Location:

Longueval is a village in the Department of the Somme, 11 kilometres east of Albert. Travel north-east from Albert on the D929 in the direction of Bapaume. After 10 kilometres take the D6 in the direction of Martinpuich and follow signs for Longueval. From Longueval crossroads continue in the direction of Maricourt, D197, for 800 metres. LONGUEVAL ROAD CEMETERY is situated on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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