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  Vendelles Communal Cemetery

Aisne

France

Pictures courtesy of Barry Cuttell unlesss stated otherwise

 

Location Information

Vendelles is a commune 21 kilometres east of Peronne and 8 kilometres north-west of Maissemy, in the Department of the Aisne.

The Church was destroyed in the War. The Churchyard contains, near the South-West corner, the graves of five soldiers of the 59th Division who died in March and April, 1917, and, between the site of the Church and the South boundary, that of one Australian soldier who died in September, 1918.

Burial details:

L/Cpl. Harry BARRATT. 2nd/8th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died 31st March 1917. Age 18. Son of Charles Henry and Mary Elizabeth Barratt, of Reform St., Annesley Woodhouse, Nottingham

Pte. W.C.J. BRABANT. 2nd/8th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died 31st March 1917. Age 19. Brother of Mrs. W. C. Edenborough, of 97, Stanhope Gardens, Harringay, London

Sgt. H. N. FISHER. 4th Australian Pioneers. Died 18th September 1918

Pte. G.T. GETLEY. 2nd/8th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died 2nd April 1917

Pte. R. KING. 2nd/7th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). Died 4th April 1917

Pte. A. PLATTS. 2nd/5th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 12th April 1917.

 

Archive picture taken after the destruction of the Churchyard