[Skip to content]



  • William Jaques's CWGC headstone in Pozieres British Cemetery. Photo by John Morse
Person Details
Carlton Nottinghamshire
26 Sep 1916
589056 - CWGC Website
21515
Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
William Jacques enlisted at Worksop and served with the battalion at Gallipoli and in Egypt. In July 1916 they arrived in France and moved to the Arras front. In August a move was made to the Somme in preparation for the Battle of Thiepval, 26/29th September 1916. William was one of over hundred men who were killed during the battalion's successful attack on 26th September and he was buried near were he fell. After the armistice his remains were re-interred in Pozieres British Cemetery, Grave Reference: IV. C. 25. John Morse
Remembered on

Photos

  • William Jaques's CWGC headstone in Pozieres British Cemetery. Photo by John Morse
    William Jacques grave - William Jaques's CWGC headstone in Pozieres British Cemetery. Photo by John Morse