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D341 D75 D937 A26 D55 N17 ESTRÉE-CAUCHY D65 VILLERS-AU-BOIS CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY D58 VIMY MEMORIAL VIMY D75 D341 E15 N17 D49 D49 A26 D49 D341 D55 N17 HAUTE-AVESNES D939 A25 ÈCURIE BAILLEUL ROAD EAST CEMETERY HABARCQ D950 D339 A25 ARRAS WANQUETIN D59 ARRAS MEMORIAL D60 D60 D7 D3 BEAUMETZ-LÈS-LOGES A25 WAILLY D919 D917 D5 All cemeteries and memorials are less than 30 minutes’ drive away from the CWGC Experience. PERSONAL STORIES Sub-Lieutenant Leslie Spencer Savill Leslie Savill died during the Battle of Arras. From © IWM 126209 Buckinghamshire, Leslie served with the Howe Battalion of the Royal Naval Division. He was killed in action on 24 April 1917. He was 18 years old. Commemorated on Bay 1 of the Arras Memorial

MÉRICOURT D262 D46 D40 D919 ARLEUX-EN-GOHELLE BAILLEUL-SIR-BERTHOULT A1 D950 © IWM HU 93448 Captain Charles Masefield MC D939 E15 D33 A26 MONCHY BRITISH CEMETERY D939 VIS-EN-ARTOIS Some of those buried around Arras were brought from elsewhere after the Armistice. One was Charles Masefield, who had been awarded the Military Cross for bravery. He died after being wounded in action on 2 July 1917 near Lens, and is now buried in Plot 6, Row H, Grave 23. Buried at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery Serjeant Herbert Robinson British soldiers returned to Arras early in the Second World War, and you can find some of their graves here. Herbert Robinson lost his life in April 1940 and is buried in Plot 29, Row G, Grave 12. His personal inscription reads; “Never forgotten. Memories of you are always in my thoughts, sweetheart. Wife.” His son Cyril also died in service in 1942, and is buried in Italy. Buried at Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery

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