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(Royal) Berkshire Corner Cemetery Extension


The cemetery is directly opposite the Hyde Park Corner Cemetery, which was started by the 1/4th Royal Berkshire Regiment, 145 Brigade, 48th (South Midland) Division in April 1915.


The Cemetery Extension was opened in June 1916 and was used until September 1917. The cemetery is dominated by the Memorial to the Missing.


Cemetery Location


The cemetery is located on the Armentieres Road 1km north of the village of Ploegsteert and at the foot of Hill 63, which is 13km south of Ieper.

(Linesman Map)


FALKIRK DISTRICT MEN BURIED HERE


Blackness

565 Pte William Purcell Naysmith

2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders

Age

4.1.15

III. C. 22



Links to the area

2664B Pte James Dick Hunter

8th Australian Infantry Force

Age 26

29.6.17

I.B.11

Husband of Alice Davis Hunter, 51 Upton Road, Victoria NSW & father of Lorna K Hunter. Fourth son of William & Eliza Hunter, 45 Graham's Road, Falkirk



Burials:

UK – 295

Australian – 51

New Zealand – 45

Canadian - 3

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