Cement House

This cemetery sits on Pilckem Ridge, which overlooks Ypres. It was named after a fortified farm which stood nearby.

Hedd Wyn, a Welsh Poet, died near here on 31st July 1917 – he is buried in Artillery Wood Cemetery.

Capt. J. E. Knowles is buried here. He was killed near Mons on 23rd August 1914, making him on of the War’s first casualties. He was re-interred at Cement House after the War.