Brewery Orchard Cemetery, Bois-Grenier Back to Search

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Cemetery Details

Location Bois-Grenier, Nord - Hauts-de-France, France
Co‑ordinates N50.65058, E2.87551
Description

Location Information
Bois-Grenier is a village 3 kilometres south of Armentieres on the D222. Brewery Orchard Cemetery will be found on the east side of the village of Bois-Grenier, on the north side of the D22 road to La Chapelle D'Armentieres.

History Information
The cellar of the brewery was used as a dressing station and the cemetery was started in the orchard nearby in November 1914. It was sheltered from enemy observation by ruined houses and continued in use until January 1918. Brewery Orchard Cemetery contains 339 Commonwealth burials of the First World War. There are also four Second World War burials and five German war graves. The cemetery was designed by Sir Herbert Baker.

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Names

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WALL, Patrick Augustus

Service number 2833
Private
18th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 May 1873

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SEYMOUR, Alexander Alfred William

Service number 2006
Private
17th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1888

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CLARKE, Joseph

Service number 1903
Private
17th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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MURPHY, Douglas Beattie

Service number 2046
Private
4th Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 May 1880

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KILLIGREW, William Bede

Service number 2402
Private
18th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1885

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VINCENT, Arthur

Service number 3516
Private
14th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Mar 1893

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RICHARDSON, Edward

Service number 2790
Private
15th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 24 Jun 1892

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BLACKLER, John Cecil

Service number 2110
Private
17th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 Jun 1892

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