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Cemetery Details

Location
Co‑ordinates N50.74213, E2.89856
Description

Mud Corner was the name given to a road junction on the northern edge of Ploegsteert Wood, very close to the front line in 1917.

Mud Corner Cemetery which sits on the site of Mud Corner was used from 7 June 1917, when the New Zealand Division captured Messines, to December 1917. All of the burials, save one, are of New Zealand or Australian forces.

The cemetery contains the bodies of 85 World War One soldiers. This figure includes 53 New Zealander's, 31 Australian's and 1 Englishman. 

Mud Corner cemetery was designed by G H Goldsmith.

For more information see the CWGC Link (www.cwgc.org)

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HESTER, Alfred

Service number 6027
Private
15th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1892

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CLARKE, Thomas Henry Denton

Second Lieutenant
35th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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KEOGH, Claude Goldsmith

Service number 2586
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1895

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