Fontaine-au-Bois Communal Cemetery, France

Fontaine-au-Bois Communal Cemetery, France

Location:  Fontaine-au-Bois, France
Visited:   see Notes “Cheltonians” buried in the Cemetery:   1

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“Cheltonians” buried in this Cemetery

Private Frederick Edward Harry BURROWS, 3rd Battalion Royal Fusiliers, is buried in Row 2, Grave 2.

He was killed in action on 4th November 1918, aged 33, during the Battle of The Sambre during the Allied Final Advance in Picardy.

He is commemorated on theCheltenham War Memorial, the Charlton Kings War Memorial and on the Charlton Kings (St Mary’s Church) War Memorial.

His parents, William and Rachel Burrows, resided at Coxhorne Farm, Charlton Kings, near Cheltenham.


1.   Mr Graham Sacker, joint author of the book “Leaving Cheltenham and All That Was Dear” is acknowledged and thanked for allowing the use of the photo of Pte Burrows’ gravestone here.


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