Bagneux British Cemetery

Bagneux British Cemetery

France

2 Old Bristolians

Bagneux British Cemetery (CWGC, 2016)

At the end of March, the 3rd, 29th and 56th Casualty Clearing Stations moved to Gezaincourt, where they were joined for a short time in April by the 45th. They remained until September.

 

The cemetery was begun in April 1918, after the close of the German offensive in Picardy. The 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital, in the citadel at Doullens, also buried in this cemetery in May and June 1918, and the 2nd Canadian Division in April and May.

 

The graves in Plot III, Row A relate to a bombing raid over Doullens on 30 May 1918.

There are 1,374 servicemen of the First World War buried or commemorated in the cemetery which was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.

Casualties

Nash, Clifford Sidney John

E. 38.

Nash was born on 13/08/1894, and attended the School from 1908-1912. He served as a Private in the Army, with the Tank Corps 7th Bn.. Nash sadly lost his life on 28/08/1918, as a result of the War.

Webb, Jack Purnell

A. 10.

Webb was born on 18/04/1893, and attended the School from 1904-1912. He served as a Captain in the Army, with the Gloucestershire Regiment 12th Bn.. Webb sadly lost his life on 22/08/1918, as a result of the War.

Photographs & Site Map

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