Irish House Cemetery

 

 

A farmhouse nearby was named

Irish House by the troops

 

Four men of 9th Bn Sherwood Foresters are buried here.

F. Clayton; E. Bond; H. Strickson; A Sibbring

 

 

Views beyond of Wytschaete

 

 

This small cemetery has 77 burials.

40 are unidentified.

1 special memorial for a man known to be

buried in this cemetery.

Begun in June 1917 by the Irish Division.

33 Officers and men of the 1st Gordon Highlanders killed in December 1914 and reburied here by the 11th Royal Irish Rifles in June 1917.

It was held by the Germans from April to August 1918.

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