The Western Front Today - Wieltje Farm Cemetery

Wieltje Farm cemetery, situated in the Ypres Salient and approximately 1 km left of White House cemetery, is reached by a short footpath and stands opposite what was formerly Prowse Farm (named after Brigadier-General C.B. Prowse).

The cemetery was established in July 1917 and used until October the same year, and was used by 2nd/4th Gloucesters.  The cemetery contains 115 graves.

Film Footage of Wieltje Farm Cemetery

Before Endeavours Fade, Rose E.B. Coombs, After the Battle 1994
Major & Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide - Somme, Leo Cooper 2000

'Whippet' was a term used to describe any light tank.

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