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Cemetery Details

Location Chemin des Loups, Ebblinghem, Nord - Hauts-de-France, France
Co‑ordinates N50.73461, E2.41857
Description

Location Information
Ebblinghem is a village halfway between St. Omer and Hazebrouck. Ebblinghem Military Cemetery is 600 metres from the centre of the village heading east on the D55. Turn right on to the 'Chemin des Loups' and the Cemetery is a further 500 metres on the left hand side opposite the wood.

History Information
The cemetery was begun by the 2nd and 15th Casualty Clearing Stations, who came to Ebblinghem in April 1918 at the beginning of the German offensive. They used the cemetery until July. Further graves were added afer the war from the following cemeteries :-

  • BOMY CHURCHYARD, which contained three British graves;
  • NOORDPEENE CHURCHYARD, which contained three British graves.

Ebblinghem Military Cemetery contains 441 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, and one from the Second World War. There are also 11 German burials. The cemetery was designed by Sir Herbert Baker.

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Names

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ELLIS, George

Service number 5685
Private
1st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1889

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CARPENTER, Sydney Hill

Service number 16528
Sapper
2nd Field Company Engineers
AIF WW1
Born 1895

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SQUIRES, Victor Allen

Service number 1648
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1894

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WOODS, Teris Oakley

Service number 2831
Lance Corporal
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 Sep 1893

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BUSH, William James

Service number 31340
Private
2nd Light Trench Mortar Battery
AIF WW1
Born 1894

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SANDERS, Frank Hickling

Service number 7053
Private
9th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Mar 1890

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KING, Edmund Bromley

Service number 1541
Lieutenant
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Aug 1892

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ROBINSON, William Hardy

Service number 7042
Lance Corporal
1st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 Nov 1891

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