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Gosnay Communal Cemetery


Gosnay is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 4.5 kilometres south-west of Béthune. The Communal Cemetery lies on the Béthune side of the village.

From Béthune take the D 943 towards Bruay La Buissière. Then follow Hesdnigneul on the D941. On arriving in the village turn right towards Gosnay Centre. At the junction in front of the Distillerie turn right. The cemetery is a few hundred metres along this road on your left. The small CWGC plot is to the rear.

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Gosnay Communal Cemetery


Historical Information

Gosnay Communal Cemetery contains 13 Commonwealth burials of the First World War.


Private John MacDonald

Private John MacDonald 3/5365
1st Bn Cameron Highlanders
Died on 25th September 1915 aged 19
Son of Donald and Peggy MacDonald
of 34, Lower Shader, Barvas, Stornoway

Grave: 1

Private A Marsh

Private Alfred Marsh 3/10250
1st Bn Northamptonshire Regiment
Died on 26th September 1915

Grave: 2

Lieutenant Dering Radcliffe

Lieutenant Dering Radcliffe
5th Bn Grenadier Guards
Died on 31 October 1917 aged 22
Son of Major Jasper Radcliffe, DSO and Emily , his wife
of 69, Park Mansions, Knightsbridge, London
Severely wounded in head, losing one eye March 1915.
Was previously in Battle of Neuve Chapelle.

Grave: 12


Other cemeteries in the area

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