Cheltonians Buried In Bus House Cemetery, Belgium

   LEAVING CHELTENHAM …………..and all that was dear



Cheltonians Buried In

 Bus House Cemetery, near Voormezeele, Belgium


Location:  Bus House Cemetery is located 4 km south of Ypres town centre.

History:  This cemetery stands behind a farm-house that was called “Bus House” by the troops during the First World War. It was made in June-November 1917, but one grave of January 1915 was brought in during the war, and four more were added in April 1918.

Visited:   See note below

“Cheltonians” buried in this Cemetery:   1


“Cheltonians” buried in this Cemetery

Pte Dominick GIZZI, 10th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, is buried in Plot I, Row H, Grave, 24.


He died of wounds on 20th September 1917 during the battalion’s actions in the St Eloi area on that date.


He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.


His father, Mr Andrew Gizzi, resided at 7 Selby Cottages, Swindon Road, Cheltenham.



1.   Mr Mike Shingleton is acknowledged and thanked for permission to use these photos taken October 2005.



Page last updated:   18th April 2012


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