CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

 

 

Jura

 

 

France

 

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Following four pictures courtesy of Conrad Freeling

 

Location Information

Champagnole is a town in the Department of Jura, 30 kilometres north-east of Lons-le-Saunier on the D471. The Communal Cemetery is located in the north-east of the town near the railway station. The 20 war graves are in 8 separate kerbed plots with chippings and will be found immediately to the left of the cemetery entrance, all the burials are men of either the Canadian Forestry Corps. or Canadian Railway Troops with the exception of one Pioneer from the Royal Engineers and a Second Lieutenant of the Royal Army Service Corps.

There are now 20, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site.

No. of Identified Casualties: 20

 

 

Burial Details

 

BOTTE,LESLIE ALFRED EVELYN,L A E,31,,07/12/1918,,Sergeant,Canadian Forestry Corps,,France,'234758',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,B. 6.,"SON OF EDMUND PALMER BOTTE AND FRANCES BOTTE, OF BRISTOL, ENGLAND; HUSBAND OF ALFREDA EVELYN BOTTE, OF ALONSA, PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MANITOBA."


CALDER,WILLIAMS McCLURE,W M,24,,01/11/1918,,Captain,Canadian Forestry Corps,,France,,CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,B. 4.,"SON OF GEORGE F. CALDER AND JEMIMA C. RODGER (HIS WIFE), OF LACHUTE, QUEBEC. ENLISTED MARCH, 1915."


CROMWELL,,A B,,,16/06/1918,,Private,Canadian Railway Troops,2nd Canadian Constr. Coy.,France,'931083',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,A. 5.,


DAVID,SYDNEY,S,,,10/11/1918,,Private,Canadian Railway Troops,2nd Canadian Constr. Coy.,France,'931411',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,B. 5.,"SON OF JOSEPH DAVID AND MARTHA HAMMONDS (HIS WIFE), OF PLAINS, NOVA SCOTIA; HUSBAND OF MARY DAVID, OF 217, GRAFTON ST., HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA."


EGGLESHAW,WILLIAM,W,23,,18/10/1918,,Private,Canadian Forestry Corps,22nd Coy.,France,'1048371',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,C. 2.,"SON OF WILLIAM AND MARGARET EGGLESHAW, OF 13, SCOTHOLME AVENUE, HYSON GREEN, NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND."


FERRIS,ALLAN BELL,A B,46,,11/10/1918,,Private,Canadian Forestry Corps,58th Coy.,France,'2250816',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,A. 3.,"SON OF FRANCIS BELL FERRIS AND ANNA FERRIS. BORN AT INVERNESS, SCOTLAND."


GORE,,G,,,01/05/1918,,Private,Canadian Forestry Corps,57th Coy.,France,'844493',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,A. 12.,


HALL,BELFEILD ELLIOTT,B E,22,,22/10/1918,,Private,Canadian Railway Troops,2nd Canadian Constr. Coy.,France,'931342',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,B. 2.,"SON OF MRS. ETHELINDA MALVINA HALL, OF BOWLING ALLEY, ST. JOSEPH, BARBADOS, BRITISH WEST INDIES."


HILL,MATT,M,,,19/10/1918,,Private,Canadian Forestry Corps,21st Coy.,France,'913771',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,B. 1.,


HOLE,ERNEST GEORGE,E G,28,,10/12/1918,,Second Lieutenant,Royal Army Service Corps,118th Aux. Petrol Coy. Mechanical Transport,France,,CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,C. 7.,"SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM HOLE; HUSBAND OF ELLEN ELIZABETH HARRIS HOLE, OF 44, ST. LUKE'S RD., TOTTERDOWN, BRISTOL."


HORSNALL,,D,,,13/10/1918,,Private,Canadian Forestry Corps,52nd Coy.,France,'225816',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,A. 2.,


JACKSON,MICHAEL,M,55,,03/11/1918,,Private,Canadian Railway Troops,2nd Canadian Constr. Coy.,France,'931303',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,C. 5.,"SON OF MRS. MARY JACKSON, OF 140, YOUNG ST., TRURO, NOVA SCOTIA, HUSBAND OF MARGUERITE JACKSON."


JENKINS,,W H,,,22/05/1918,,Private,Canadian Forestry Corps,58th Coy.,France,'1087115',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,A. 11.,


MACGOWAN,,A,43,,27/01/1918,,Private,Canadian Forestry Corps,28th Coy.,France,'1013419',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,A. 16.,"SON OF WILLIAM AND KATE MACGOWAN, OF CAMPBELTOWN, SCOTLAND; HUSBAND OF ELIZABETH NEILSON MACGOWAN, OF 256, CUMBERLAND ST., SOUTH SIDE, GLASGOW, SCOTLAND."


ROY,,P,,,26/03/1918,,Private,Canadian Forestry Corps,40th Coy.,France,'666083',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,A. 14.,


SALLING,,M,,,25/10/1918,,Private,Canadian Forestry Corps,21st Coy.,France,'1048707',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,C. 3.,


SYLVIA,GEORGE,G,23,,28/04/1918,,Private,Canadian Railway Troops,2nd Canadian Constr. Coy.,France,'931025',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,A. 13.,"SON OF MRS. MARY SYLVIA, OF MARSH ST., NEW GLASGOW, NOVA SCOTIA."


TUCKER,,J E,,,14/10/1918,,Pioneer,Royal Engineers,343rd Railway Construction Coy.,France,'26578',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,A. 1.,"HUSBAND OF BEATRICE ANN TUCKER, OF 27, SHAFTESBURY ST., NEWPORT, MON."


WAYLAND,,J P H,,,31/10/1918,,Private,Canadian Forestry Corps,58th Coy.,France,'63911',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,B. 3.,


WILLIAMS,,T M,,,28/01/1918,,Private,Canadian Railway Troops,2nd Canadian Constr. Coy.,France,'931837',CHAMPAGNOLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY,A. 15.,

 

 

Following three pictures courtesy of Johan Pauwels