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  • Buried in St. Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent, France. (www.cwgc.org)
Person Details
He was the son of William and Maria Exton of 4 Ford Street St Ann's Well Road Nottingham (CWGC)
24 Aug 1918
33
528191 - CWGC Website
40495
Private
Highland Light Infantry
2nd Bn Highland Light Infantry He was killed on 24 August 1918 and is buried in St. Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent, France (grave ref. M.19). CWGC - History of St Hilaire Cemetery Extension (extract): 'From its position, Frevent was a place of some importance on the lines of communication during the First World War. The 43rd Casualty Clearing Station was posted there from April to June 1916, part of the Lucknow Casualty Clearing Station in June, the 6th Stationary Hospital from June 1916 to the end of August 1918, and the 3rd Canadian, 19th and 43rd Casualty Clearing Stations in the summer of 1918. The great majority of the burials in the cemetery were carried out from these hospitals. St. Hilaire Cemetery Extension was used from March to August 1918.' (www.cwgc.org)
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  • Buried in St. Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent, France. (www.cwgc.org)
    John William Exton - Buried in St. Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent, France. (www.cwgc.org)