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Silas Jeffers

In memory of:

Private Silas Jeffers

July 1, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

292

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Division:

1st Battalion

Additional Information


Son of Francis and Sarah Jeffers, of Freshwater, Bay de Verde, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 65 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

Y RAVINE CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

D. 3.

Location:

Using the D919 from Arras to Amiens you will drive through the villages of Bucquoy, Puisieux then Serre Les Puisieux (approximately 20 kilometres south of Arras). On leaving Serre Les Puisieux, 3 kilometres further along the D919, turn left following the signs for Auchonvillers. At the crossroads in the village centre following the signs for Newfoundland Park, Beaumont Hamel. The Y Ravine Cemetery is located within the Park.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Entrance– Entrance - Y Ravine Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Y Ravine Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Y Ravine Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Gravestone– "Gravestone of Silas at the 'Y' Ravine Cemetery in France"
  • The 'Y' Ravine Cemetery– "The 'Y' Ravine Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France where Private Silas Jeffers is buried."
  • Royal Newfoundland Regiment Badge– In memory of the men would served in the Royal Newfoundland Regiment
during World War i and did not return home.

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of Silas Jeffers– In memory of the men would served in the Royal Newfoundland Regiment
during World War I and did not return home.

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me.
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