Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
16745   Sergeant Francis Williamson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 10/01/2022
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 48th Battery, Royal Field Artillery (British Army)
Died: 19/09/1916 (Killed in Action)
Francis Williamson was born in Rochdale, England. Francis Williamson enlisted in Dungannon. Sergeant Francis Williamson was serving with the 48th Battery of the Royal Field Artillery (and Royal Horse Artillery) when he was killed in action in France on 19th September 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Euston Road Cemetery
  Colincamps, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave I-C-59
CWGC Casualty 525464
Colincamps is a village 11 kilometres north of Albert. From Arras take the D919 in the direction of Amiens for 28 kilometres. The cemetery is situated about 1 kilometre from the D919 on the right hand side of the road. Pass Serre Road Cemetery No.2 and continue for 2 kilometres. Take the first right, and the CWGC direction sign to Euston Road Cemetery will be seen at the next Y junction.
References and Links
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1 Photo of Sergeant Francis Williamson's gravestone
2 Edward Walford Manifold War Diary Describes the death of Sgt Francis Williamson
3 Guisborough War Memorial Listed on memorial in Yorkshire
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Sergeant Francis Williamson's gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021