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Gwalia Cemetery

The Cemetery is located on the N333 road North East of Poperinge and 8.5 KM West of Ypres. It is reached via a 400m grass path that leads from the road. It was opened at the beginning of July 1917, in the period between the Battle of Messines and the Third Battle of Ypres and it lay among the camps in flat, wet country and was used by infantry units, artillery and field ambulances until September, 1918.The cemetery contains 467 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and was designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield. *

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77497 Gunner B. I.  Downing

15014 Private G.J. Middlemass

76112 Gunner J.K.Wilcockson

51868 Private J.B. Littler

24596 Private W Omerod

2nd Lieutenant B Miller M.C.

Gwalia Cemetery looking back towards Poperinghe

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