The Pozieres Memorial to the Missing of the Somme 1918

The Memorial to the Missing of the Somme 1918, Pozieres

The POZIERES MEMORIAL relates to the period of crisis in March and April 1918 when the Allied Fifth Army was driven back by overwhelming numbers across the former Somme battlefields, and the months that followed before the Advance to Victory, which began on 8 August 1918. The Memorial commemorates over 14,000 casualties of the United Kingdom and 300 of the South African Forces who have no known grave and who died on the Somme from 21 March to 7 August 1918.

The following 5 men of the 9th King's are commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial:

2nd Lieutenant John Tyler Williams KIA 21st March, 1918
Corporal William Samuel Argent KIA 21st March, 1918
Private John Kenny KIA 22nd March, 1918
Private Thomas Ensor KIA 28th March, 1918
Private Albert Lefever KIA 2nd April, 1918