Cement House

 

Named after Fortified Farm which stood nearby

The cemetery sits on Pilckem Ridge which overlooks Ypres

Hedd Wyn (Welsh Poet) died near here on 31 July 1917

A plaque to him is nearby

Capt J E Knowles is buried here.

He was killed near Mons on 23 August 1914, making him one of the wars first casualties.

He was re-interred at Cement House after the war.

 

 

E. Smith

Sherwood Foresters

 

J R Birley

Sherwood Foresters

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