White City Cemetery, Bois-Grenier
Bois-Grenier is a village about 4 kilometres south of Armentières. The Cemetery is on the west side of the road to Radinghem.
White City Cemetery was used by fighting units from October 1914 to December 1915, when it was closed. The cemetery contains 92 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, nine of them unidentified, and three German graves.
The cemetery contains the grave of Private James Ormerod, of the 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, who died on 28 May 1915 (Grave Ref. D. 2).
|2132 PRIVATE / J. ORMEROD / KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE L.I. / 28TH MAY 1915|
|10708 CORPORAL / A. WHITTAM / EAST LANCASHIRE REGIMENT / 2ND
(Grave Ref. A. 1.)
|LIPMAN POLACK SERVED AS / 9116 LANCE CPL. / H. DAVIS / ROYAL
BERKSHIRE REGIMENT / 20TH JULY 1915. AGE 19 / IN LOVING MEMORY FROM / HIS BELOVING PARENTS / SISTERS & BROTHER / GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
(Grave Ref. D. 15.)
"Son of Henry and Julia Polack, of 25, Frimley St., Mile End, London."
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register