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SPOILBANK CEMETERY, YPRES


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Spoilbank Cemetery was started in February 1915.

Graves from surrounding fields were brought in after the wae.

It contains now 520 graves.

The cemetery was designed by Sir LUTYENS.

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2Lt. George KEATING, 2 Bn,

was kia 17/2/1915 during counter attack on 'O' Trench.

His brother John was killed the same day in the same attack (see following post)

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Lt. John KEATING, 2 Bn,

kia 17/2/1915, like his brother (see previous post)

attack on 'O' Trench

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Pvte Archibald Laird GARDINER, 8 Bn,

kia 5/11/1915, aged 17

born in Calcutta, India

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Pvte Wililam MACKAY, 1 Bn

kia 3/3/1916

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Company Sergeant Major John ANGUS, 2 Bn

kia 27/3/1916

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Sapper Mark Anthny SELBY, kia 1/4/1916

1st Signal Coy

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Corporal A. MAC IVER, +25/8/1916

12 Field Coy, Canadian Engineers

born in Scotland

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2Lt. Stanly, Harvey, COATES, 4 BN

kia 7/6/1917 (Battle of Messines)

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Rifleman Frederick OSBORNE, 16 Bn,

dow 20/9/1917

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Lancebrook Charles EGLESE served under the name W. RUSSELL

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In the back the spires of the city they fought and died for.

Regards,

Cnock

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