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Godezonne Farm Cemetery

Location

Godezonne Farm Cemetery is located 7 km south west of Ieper town centre, on the Kriekstraat, a road leading from the Kemmelseweg. (Joining Ieper to Kemmel N331). From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort), and straight on towards Armentières (N365). 900 metres after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg. (Made prominent by a railway level crossing).

5 km along the Kemmelseweg lies the right hand turning onto Poperingstraat. 800 metres along the Poperingstraat is the left hand turning onto Kriekstraat. The cemetery itself is located 800 metres along the Kriekstraat on the left hand side of the road.

There are four CWGC cemeteries in this immediate area. All are well sign posted from the main road.

Godezonne Farm Cemetery

 

Historical Information

The cemetery was made in the garden of Godezonne Farm, between February and May 1915 by the 2nd Royal Scots and the 4th Middlesex.

Three further burials were added in 1916 and the cemetery was enlarged after the Armistice when graves were brought in from a wide area north and east of Kemmel.

Godezzone Farm Cemetery contains 79 First World War burials, 44 of them unidentified.

The cemetery was designed by W H Cowlishaw.

 


Lance Corporal W Sampson

Lance Corporal W Sampson SR/7105
4th Bn Middlesex Regiment
Died on 14th April 1915

Grave: I B 7


2nd Lieutenant Charles Hedderwick

2nd Lieutenant Charles Hedderwick
B Coy, 2nd Bn Royal Scots
Died on 28th February 1915 aged 25
Son of Edwin and Mary Hedderwick
of 17 Kew Terrace, Glasgow

Grave: I A 5


Captain The Hon Douglas Kinnaird

Captain The Hon Douglas Kinnaird
1st Bn Scots Guards
Died on 24th October 1914 aged 35

Master of Kinnaird
Son of 11th Baron Kinnaird
of Rossie Priory, Inchture, Perthshire
His brother The Hon. Arthur Middleton also fell.

Grave: II A 1

His brother was killed during the Battle of Cambrai: 27th November 1917 and is buried at Ruyaulcourt Military Cemetery in France.

 

Other cemeteries in the area


Recent Additions

Canadian Cemetery No.2

Givenchy Road Canadian Cemetery

Petit Vimy British Cemetery

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