Bethleem Farm West Cemetery, Belgium

Cemetery Details

Location Ieper (Ypres), Provincie West-Vlaanderen (West Flanders) - Flanders, Belgium
Co‑ordinates N50.75857, E2.90662
Description

Bethleem Farm West Cemetery was made by units of the 3rd Australian Division (it was known to them as the '3rd Division General Cemetery'), who captured Bethleem Farm (which can be found to the north-east) on 7 June 1917 during the Battle of Messines. It continued to be used by the 14th (Light) Division until the end of 1917. There is also an East Cemetery located nearby.

There are now 165 servicemen of the First World War buried or commemorated in the cemetery including one casualty commemorated by special memorial whose grave in the cemetery was destroyed by shell fire. The cemetery also contains one unidentifed burial of the Second World War.

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from cemetery

ECKERT, Martin

Service number 1112
Private
33rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 Jan 1882

BRIGGS, Oswald Leonard

Service number 6856
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 Sep 1887

WILLMER, James Harold

Service number 4620
Private
31st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1894

MANDERSON, Thomas

Service number 429
Private
42nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 Sep 1889

WHELAN, William Henry

Service number 3703
Private
26th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 14 May 1890

VIRGOE, Randall Gordon

Service number 3044
Second Lieutenant
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Jun 1897

ROBINSON, Henry James

Service number 747
Private
30th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1885

EDMONDS, Albert James Hibbs

Service number 2179
Private
35th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1895

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