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William Victor Atherfold

In memory of:

Sapper William Victor Atherfold

October 7, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

WR/506121

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Engineers

Division:

7th Port Construction Coy.

Additional Information


Son of Joseph and Mercy Atherfold, of Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex, husband of Annie E. Tucker (formerly Atherfold), of South Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 583 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION (ROUEN)
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

S. II. L. 19.

Location:

The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery. The cemetery covers an area of 49,885 square metres. The War Stone is on the boundary of the original Cemetery and the Extension, facing the City of Rouen War Memorial. The Cross is raised on a terrace on the further side of the Extension. The Chapel, cruciform and surmounted by a dome, is in the middle of the Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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