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Bernard Pitts Ayre

In memory of:

Captain Bernard Pitts Ayre

July 1, 1916

Military Service




Norfolk Regiment (British Expeditionary Force)


8th Battalion


1914-1915 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal/Inter-Allied War Medal

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 8 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Somme, France

Grave Reference:

D. 10.


Carnoy is a village just north of the road, D938, from Albert to Peronne, about 10 kilometres east-south-east of Albert. The CARNOY MILITARY CEMETERY is on the south side of the village, on the north side of the road to Maricourt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of BERNARD PITTS AYRE– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Bernard Pitts Ayre
  • Medals– Medallion (top), 1914-1915 Star (left), British War Medal (center) and Victory Medal/Inter-Allied War Medal (right) received by the Ayre family after Bernard's death.
  • Picture of Bernard Ayre and his cousin Gerald– Picture of Bernard (right) and his cousin Gerald (left).  Gerald also died at Beaumont-Hamel on the same date, July 1, 1916.
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of Bernard Pitts Ayre– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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