Chester Farm Cemetery

History Information (Source: CWGC)

Chester Farm was the name given to a farm about 1 Km South of Blauwepoort Farm, on the road from Zillebeke to Voormezeele. The cemetery was begun in March 1915 and was used by front line troops until November 1917. Plot I contains the graves of 92 officers and men of the 2nd Manchesters, who died in April-July 1915 and there are 72 London Regiment burials elsewhere in the Cemetery.

 

There are 420 Commonwealth servicemen buried or commemorated in this cemetery. Seven of the burials are unidentified, but special memorials commemorate six casualties known or believed to be buried among them. The cemetery was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (306)
  • Canadian (87)
  • Australian (21)
  • German (2)

Served in

  • Army (415)
  • Air Force (1)

 

Chester Farm
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