Poperinghe Old Cemetery, Belgium

Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery

West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Location:  Poperinghe, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Visited:   See Note below “Cheltonians” buried in this Cemetery:   1
CWGC Information Sheet for this cemetery can be viewed here

“Cheltonians” buried in this Cemetery

Pte William PAGE, 1st Battalion South Wales Borderers, is buried in Plot I, Row L, Grave 31.

He was wounded in action in the Herenthage Woods area of Belgium, near Ypres, and died of these wounds at a Casualty Clearing Station in Poperinghe on 5th November 1914, aged 27.

He is commemorated on the Cheltenham War Memorial.

His parents, Jeremiah and Catherine Page, resided at 36 Courtenay Street, Cheltenham.

Pte William Page

1st Battalion South Wales Borderers

1887 – 1914


1.   Sincere thanks to Mr Aurel Sercu who took the photo of the cemetery in November 2004 and permitted its use here.


Page last updated: 7th January 2009

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