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CWGC Cemetery at Compton Chamberlayne

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The Graves

Compton Chamberlayne has a Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery containing 34 soldiers from the First World War.  28 of these are Australian soldiers and 6 are British and Irish.  The above photograph was taken c.1919 showing the graves with their original wooden grave markers.

Soldiers Buried (in Chronological Order)

  Rank Served With Died  Died of Grave Location
Redman, V S A Pte 5148 London Rgt 4th Bn 22 Feb 1916 Pneumonia Front Row – Plot 12
Lintott, T A Pte 5099 London Rgt 4th Bn 24 April 1916 Front Row – Plot 11
Norris, W G Pte 4978 London Rgt 4th Bn 27 April 1916 Front Row – Plot 10
Pairman, A G Lance Cpl 4900 59 Bn Aust Inf 26 Nov 1916 Bronchitis Front Row – Plot 8
Cook, J E Pte 1818 42 Bn Aust Inf 6 Dec 1916 Broncho Pneumonia Front Row – Plot 7
Jones, E Pte 2075 30 Bn Aust Inf 8 Dec 1916 Bronchitis Front Row – Plot 6
Le Tisser, A Pte 2450 57 Bn Aust Inf 19 Dec 1916 Pleuro pneumonia Front Row – Plot 5
Gilbert, W Pte 2614 32 Bn Aust Inf 24 Dec 1916 Internal injuries from motor accident Front Row – Plot 4
Haywood, P W / Amoore, P W Pte 2675 58 Bn Aust Inf 3 Feb 1917 Pneumonia Front Row – Plot 3
Ferrow, C W Pte 2911 57 Bn Aust Inf 28 Feb 1917 Acute Bronchitis (Cardiac failure) Middle Row – Plot 12
Snell,  W C Pte 2249 60 Bn Aust Inf 16 Mar 1917 Tubercle of lung Middle Row – Plot 11
Tull, C Pte 3245 57 Bn Aust Inf 16 Mar 1917 Bronchitis Middle Row – Plot 10
Howard, J Pte 3164 59 Bn Aust Inf 18 Mar 1917 Broncho Pneumonia Middle Row – Plot 9
White, T H W Pte 3502 59 Bn Aust Inf 25 Mar 1917 Broncho Pneumonia Middle Row – Plot 8
Turnbull, I J Pte 2772 60 Bn Aust Inf 27 April 1917 Pneumonia Middle Row – Plot 7
Riley, W E Pte 1725 60 Bn Aust Inf 22 May 1917 General Tuberculosis Middle Row – Plot 6
Park, W J Pte 3462 60 Bn Aust Inf 23 Sept 1917 Abscess in Throat Middle Row – Plot 5
Wehrmann, J T Pte 687 32 Bn Aust Inf 3 Nov 1917 Cerebral Abscess Middle Row – Plot 4
Skipper, T J Pte 1995 51 Bn Aust Inf 7 Jan 1918 Phthisis Middle Row – Plot 3
Knowles, P R Sgt 1666 Aust T M Battery 30 Jan 1918 Pneumonia /Nephritis Middle Row – Plot 2
Oliver, A H Driver 9956 Aust Field Artillery 22 Mar 1918 Sarcoma of left lung Middle Row – Plot 1
Trengove, J H Corporal 1723 39 Bn Aust Inf 27 April 1918 Ascites/Dropsy peritoneum Back Row – Plot 12
McCarthy, H W Lance Sgt 2736 27 Bn Aust Inf 8 May 1918 Phthisis Back Row – Plot 11
Finn, W R Pte 3058 33 Bn Aust Inf 13 May 1918 Bronchitis Purulent Back Row – Plot 10
Walsh, C Cpl 1615 Royal Irish Fusiliers 18 May 1918 Back Row – Plot 15
Ross, S Pte 1993A 18 Bn Aust Inf 31 May 1918 Haemorrhage of Brain Back Row – Plot 9
Sillar,  Roy Allen Capt AAMC 30 June 1918 Concussion of brain – result from a fall from a horse Back Row – Plot 8
Arnold, W J Pte 3764 31 Bn Aust Inf 2 July 1918 Pneumonia Back Row – Plot 7
Cass, T Pte 3712 10 Bn Aust Inf 17 Aug 1918 Cerebro-spinal meningitis (from wounds received in action) Back Row – Plot 6
Dreckow, A A Pte 55821 32 Bn Aust Inf 19 Oct 1918 Broncho Pneumonia Back Row – Plot 5
Evans,  Allan Ernest Pte 58787 Aust Reinforcement 20 Oct 1918 Pneumonia Back Row – Plot 4
Turner, S H Pte 2998 51 Bn Aust Inf 25 Oct 1918 Broncho Pneumonia Back Row – Plot 3
Hooper, C E B Sapper WR/200434) Royal Engineers 5 Feb 1919 Back Row – Plot 17
Larkin, Patrick Joseph Rifleman 23610 Royal Irish Rifles 16 Feb 1919 Back Row – Plot 19



 

 

 

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