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  Warlus Communal Cemetery

Nord

France

 

Photo courtesy of Tony Emptage

 

 

Location Information

Warlus is a village 8 kilometres west-south-west of Arras and 2 kilometres north of the main road from Arras to Doullens. The Communal Cemetery is approximately one kilometre north of the village on the road to the neighbouring village of Agnez-les-Duisans.
 

Historical Information

Warlus Communal Cemetery contains one Commonwealth burial of the First World War and one from the Second World War.

Shot at Dawn:

A/1579 Rifleman A. E. Parker, 7th Bn. King's Royal Rifle Corps. executed for desertion 15/05/1916.

The mass pardon of 306 British Empire soldiers executed for certain offences during the Great War was enacted in section 359 of the Armed Forces Act 2006, which came into effect on royal assent on 8 November 2006.

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World War Two burial details: Private 4457658 Richard Cowe, 8th Bn. Durham Light Infantry, died 21/05/1940 aged 21.