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Bachmann, F M A

Honnechy British Cemetery, France Nord

Honnechy British Cemetery, France Nord


Son of German born Emil Wilhelm Johannes and Mary Anne Bachmann (née Waterman), of Guernsey. Husband of Dorice Winifred Annie Pontin (formerly Bachmann, née Inman), of 2, Paxton Place, Cambridge Park, Guernsey. Attended Oxenford House School in St Lawrence, Jersey.

Born and enlisted at Guernsey.

Killed in action at Cambrai, aged 29 years

It appears that he was originally buried by the Germans at Serenvillers cemetery and moved to Honnechy as part of the IWGC graves consolidation.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


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Fritz M A Bachmann

Company Sergeant Major Friedrich (Fritz) Marcus Auguste Bachmann
1st Battalion, Royal Guernsey Light Infantry

Fritz M A Bachmann

Remembered on:
Island (Bailiwick) Memorial, St Peter Port, Guernsey
St Peter Port Parish Memorial, Guernsey
The Grammar School Memorial, Guernsey


(Family pictures by courtesy of Mrs Liz O'Brien, grand daughter)