Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Region : Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, France
Latitude : 49.91484
Lontitude : 1.06823
CWGC Link : 2000076
Dieppe is a seaport at the mouth of the River Arques. Janval is one of the suburbs of Dieppe and the 'Cimetiere de Janval' is one of the town cemeteries. It is situated to the south-west of the port area. From the town square, the Place du Martyrs, head south on the Avenue Gambetta (direction Rouen), then take the 3rd exit on your right into the Avenue Boucher-de-Perthes. The cemetery entrance is at the end of this road on the Rue Montigny. A CWGC sign is at the entrance of the cemetery.

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Cookstown Casualties
No     Rank Name Service No Regiment / Service Date Of Death Grave Ref
1 Portrait Portrait L/Sgt Boyd, William 6453 Irish Guards 06/10/1915 Grave 1-A-6
Cemetery History
Dieppe was used by Commonwealth forces as a minor base from December 1914 onwards, particularly for supplies of small arms ammunition, forage and flour.
From January 1915 to May 1919, "A" Section of No.5 Stationary Hospital was stationed in the town. During this period, 219 Commonwealth burials were made in Janval Cemetery, a large civil burial ground.
Most of the graves form two plots in Section T, but there are also three burials among the French and Belgian military graves in Section U.
Section F of the cemetery also contains a small plot of 29 Second World War burials, mostly dating from the early months of occupation, before the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force in May 1940.
Cemetery Links
No Link Reference Doc
1 Gravestone photos
2 War Graves Photo Project War Graves Photographic Project
3 WWI Cemeteries Details of cemetery including some grave photos