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War memorial

E.A. Arnold


In Memory of

Private A E ARNOLD

1850, 7th Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)

who died age 18 on 24 October 1915
Son of John and Hannah Arnold, of 4, Flamstead Villas, Burstow, Horley, Surrey.
Remembered with honour


E.A. Arnold

E.T. Brackpool

W.F. Brooker

A. Daniels


F.R. Harding

P. Locke

W. Langridge

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Visiting Information:

Wheelchair access to site possible - maybe by alternative entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact Commonwealth War Graves Commission enquiries dept. on 01628 634221.

Location Information:

Becordel-Becourt is a village 2.5 kilometres east of Albert on the D938 (Albert-Peronne) road. Follow the C1 north to Becourt, pass under a bridge and Norfolk Cemetery will be found 700 metres along on the east side of the road.

Historical Information:

The cemetery was begun by the 1st Norfolks in August 1915 and used by other units (including the 8th Norfolks) until August 1916. After the Armistice it was nearly doubled in size when graves were brought in from the battlefields near by. Norfolk Cemetery contains 549 First World War burials, 224 being unidentified. The cemetery was designed by Sir Herbert Baker.

No. of Identified Casualties:


J.C. Gerrard.

J. Mason

W. Mason

A. Mitchell

W. T. Mitchell

E.S. Plaws

F. Stevens

J. Tester

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