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Auffet, J

Thiepval Memorial

Thiepval Memorial, France, Somme

Commemorated on St Thomas' Roman Catholic Church Memorial


Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


John Auffret

Rifleman John Auffret
7th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles

1914-15 Star

The son of Pierre and Marie Auffret of 4 Regent Place, Regent Road, St Helier, Jersey. Also called 'Jean', he went to the front with the Jersey Company in December 1915 and in March the following year he trained as an Observer and a Bomber.

Killed in action at Guillemont, aged 18 years

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Tuesday 19 September 1916

Roll of Honour. News has been received by Mr & Mrs Auffret of 4 Regent Place, Regent Road that their son, Lance Corporal J Auffret of the Jersey Contingent, has been killed in action on 6 September.