Huy (La Sarte) Communal Cemetery

Liege, Belgium

Location:  Huy, near Liege, Belgium.
Visited:   See Note below "Cheltonians" buried in this Cemetery:   1

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"Cheltonians" buried in this Cemetery

Private Leslie Robert NEWCOMBE, 7th Battalion Canadian Infantry, is buried in Plot II, Row A, Grave 52.  

He died of illness at the 50th Casualty Clearing Station based near Huy on 7th March 1919

He is commemorated on the Charlton Kings War Memorial and on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.

His parents, Edward and Mary Jane Newcombe resided at Pike House, Battledown, Cheltenham.

The inscription at the base of his headstone reads "Though Lost To Sight, To Memory Ever Dear".

 

Notes:

1.   Mr Marco Hoveling is thanked and acknowledged for his permission to use the photo of the headstone here..   He has created, with a colleague, Peter van der Heuval, a fascinating website about Great War battlefields and individuals, which can be viewed here.

Page last updated: 21st August 2011

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