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CWGC - Arras leaflet - 2023

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CWGC - Arras leaflet - 2023

N17 Y 9 D5 MÉRICOURT D939 E15 D919 D262 D33 A1 A26 D939 D46 ARLEUX-EN-GOHELLE BAILLEUL-SIR-BERTHOULT MONCHY BRITISH CEMETERY VIS-EN-ARTOIS D40 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 © National Portrait Gallery First World War work. He enlisted in 1915, and was killed in action serving with the Royal Lancaster Regiment in 1918. Buried in Plot V. Row C. Grave 12 of Ballieul Road East Cemetery. See our specialist teams at work by visiting the CWGC Visitors Centre near Arras, France Speak to our knowledgeable guides at the Ieper Information Centre, Ieper, Belgium Download our App and find CWGC sites of remembrance near you. We honour and care for the 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 and memorials at over 23,000 locations all over the world. Access our records and archives online Find out more about our charity. Visit: To find out more visit AROUND ARRAS CEMETERIES & MEMORIALS DISCOVER LEARN REMEMBER D339 D341 D75 D49 D75 HAUTE-AVESNES HABARCQ ESTRÉE-CAUCHY D7 D341 WANQUETIN D65 VILLERS-AU-BOIS BEAUMETZ-LÈS-LOGES D939 D59 A25 CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY D58 D341 D49 A25 PERSONAL STORIES WAILLY D55 Sub-Lieutenant Leslie Spencer Savill D937 D3 A25 D60 A26 ARRAS MEMORIAL E15 D919 A26 N17 ARRAS N17 D55 VIMY MEMORIAL 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 N17 VIMY D5 MÉRIC D939

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