New Irish Farm Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

Location:  Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Visited:   See Note below "Cheltonians" buried in this Cemetery:   1
CWGC Information Sheet for this cemetery can be viewed here

"Cheltonians" buried in this Cemetery

A photo of Pte Page's headstone will be posted here in due course. Pte John PAGE, 171st Company Labour Corps, is buried in Plot VII, Row C, Grave 2.

He was killed in action on 7th October 1917 during the Battle of Passchendaele.   He was 24.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial, the All Saints Church War Memorial, the Holy Trinity Church Roll of Honour and the Holy Trinity School Roll of Honour.

He left a widow, Annie Page, residing at 18 York Street, Cheltenham.

Pte John Page

171st Company Labour Corps

1894 - 1917

Notes:

1.   Sincere thanks to Mr Aurel Sercu who took the photo of the cemetery in November 2004 and permitted its use here.

 

Page last updated: 7th January 2009

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