Roll of Honour of Officers of the Gloucestershire Regiment

Who Died in the Great War

 

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Those Officers of the Gloucestershire Regiment

Who Are Buried In

Bagneux British Cemetery Cemetery, Gezaincourt, France

 

2 officers of the Gloucestershire Regiment are buried in this Cemetery

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BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, GEZAINCOURT

At the end of March, the 3rd, 29th and 56th Casualty Clearing Stations moved to Gezaincourt, where they were joined for a short time in April by the 45th. They remained until September. The cemetery was begun in April 1918, after the close of the German offensive in Picardy. The 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital, in the citadel at Doullens, also buried in this cemetery in May and June 1918, and the 2nd Canadian Division in April and May. The graves in Plot III, Row A relate to a bombing raid over Doullens on 30 May 1918. There are 1,374 servicemen of the First World War buried or commemorated in the cemetery. The cemetery was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.

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2Lt John Leopold LOOK

Attached to 1/5th Battalion Devonshire Regiment.  Died of wounds on 1st September 1918.   Aged 31.

Buried in Plot VI.E.9

Capt Jack Purnell WEBB

12th Battalion.  Died of wounds on 22nd August 1918.   Aged 25.

Buried in Plot VI.A.10

12 soldiers of the Gloucestershire Regiment are also buried in this Cemetery

 

 

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