Buffs Road Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

Location:  North East of Ieper (Ypres), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Visited:   See acknowledgement below "Cheltonians" buried in this Cemetery:  1
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"Cheltonians" buried in this Cemetery

Private Albert James BURNETT, 13th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, is buried in Row C, Grave 14 in this cemetery.

He was killed in action on 31st July 1917 during the actions at Pilckem Ridge on the first day of the Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele).   He was 24 years of age.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the Holy Trinity Church Roll of Honour, the St John's Church War Memorial and the Salem Baptist Church Roll of Honour.

His parents, Mr Timothy Cleary Burnett and Mrs Elsie Annie resided at 36 Keynsham Street, Cheltenham.

Notes:

1.   I wish to acknowledge and express my thanks to Mr Sam Eedle of Tewkesbury, Glos, who took this photo in April 1998 and who has given his permission for it to be published here.

 

Page last updated: 21st August 2011

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