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Around Arras - Cemeteries and Memorials

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Around Arras - Cemeteries and

MÉRICOURT D46 D262 D919 ARLEUX-EN-GOHELLE D40 We honour and care for the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring they will never be forgotten. Funded by six Member Governments, our work began with building, and now maintaining, cemeteries at 23,000 locations all over the world. D341 D75 D75 ESTRÉE-CAUCHY D65 VILLERS-AU-BOIS D341 CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY D58 D937 A26 E15 N17 D55 VIMY MEMORIAL VIMY N17 D939 BAILLEUL-SIR-BERTHOULT E15 D33 A1 A26 MONCHY BRITISH CEMETERY D939 VIS-EN-ARTOIS Private Isaac Roasenberg © IWM HU 93448 Captain Charles Masefield MC D950 During the First World War, Charles led C Company of 1st/5th North Staffordshire Regiment, and won the Military Cross for bravery. He died after being badly wounded in action on 2 July 1917. Buried in Plot VI. Row H. Grave 23. of Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery Born in Bristol in 1890, Issac Rosenberg was a poet. He is famous today for his poem ‘Break of Day in the Trenches’, which has become a defining First World War work. He enlisted in 1915, and was killed in action serving with the Royal Lancaster Regiment in 1918. © National Portrait Gallery Buried in Plot V. Row C. Grave 12 of Ballieul Road East Cemetery. Today, over a century after we first began, our work continues through our staff, supporters and volunteers who preserve our unique cultural, horticultural and architectural heritage and ensure that the stories of those who died are told. Find out more about our charitable foundation at www.cwgc.org/support-us The CWGC Experience is a unique visitor attraction. Take a look behind the scenes at the work of the CWGC. The CWGC Experience, 5-7 rue Angèle Richard, 62217 Beaurains, France. Tel: +33(0)3 21 21 52 75 Email: cwgcexperience@cwgc.org www.cwgc.org AROUND ARRAS CEMETERIES & MEMORIALS DISCOVER LEARN REMEMBER D339 D49 HAUTE-AVESNES HABARCQ WANQUETIN D7 BEAUMETZ-LÈS-LOGES D939 D59 A25 D341 D49 A25 PERSONAL STORIES WAILLY D55 Sub-Lieutenant Leslie Spencer Savill D3 A25 ARRAS MEMORIAL D60 D919 A26 N17 ARRAS ÈCURIE BAILLEUL ROAD EAST CEMETERY All cemeteries and memorials are less than 30 minutes’ drive away from the CWGC Experience. Leslie was from Buckinghamshire, and died during the Battle of Arras in 1917. He served with the Howe Battalion of the Royal Naval Division, and was just 18 years old when he was reported missing in action. Commemorated on Bay 1 of the Arras Memorial D950 D917 © IWM 126209 D49 D60 D5

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