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Dadizeele New British Cemetery

 

Dadizeele

 

Dadizeele New British Cemetery, Moorslede, West-Vlaanderen. The village of Dadizeele was in German hands for much of the First World War until reached by the 36th (Ulster) Division, and taken by the 9th (Scottish) Division, on 29 September 1918. Severe fighting followed on 1 October, at Hill 41, a little south of the village. Dadizeele New British Cemetery is an extension of the communal cemetery. It was made after the Armistice when graves were brought in from other burial grounds and from the battlefields of 1918, although there are also a few 1914 graves. The cemetery contains 1,029 Commonwealth burials and commemorations of the First World War. Some 158 of the burials are unidentified and there are special memorials to seven casualties known or believed to be buried in the cemetery.

Five men of the North Irish Horse, Corporal C. E. Houston, Lance Corporals J. Deery and W. J. Reid, and Privates F. J. Best and R. J. Hull, are buried here. The location of their graves is shown on the CWGC cemetery plan below.

 

 

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First image kindly provided by Pierre Vandervelden from his website www.inmemories.com. Second image Copyright © Phillip Tardif with all rights reserved as set out in this Use of Material policy. Information and cemetery plan sourced from Commonwealth War Graves Commission www.cwgc.org.