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List of cemeteries and memorials containing burials of men executed under the Army Act during the Great War


 90 years after their deaths, 306 of the 346 soldiers who were executed for military offences during World War I were granted posthumous pardons from the British Ministry of Defence. These soldiers were executed during hostilities for breaches of military discipline that included desertion, cowardice, quitting their posts, striking a Senior Officer, sleeping at their post, and casting away their arms.

The remaining group of 40 soldiers were not granted a pardon, because of the nature of their crimes which included murder and mutiny.

Please Click Here for Section 359 of the Armed Forces Act


Details of the executed servicemen can be found by clicking on a cemetery link below



Aeroplane Cemetery

Bedford House Cemetery

Bleuet Farm Cemetery

Coxyde Military Cemetery

Dickebusch New Military Cemetery

Dranoutre Military Cemetery

Dulhallow A. D. S. Cemetery

Ferme-Olivier Cemetery

Hagle Dump Cemetery

Hyde Park Corner (Royal Berks) Cemetery

Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery

La Clytte Military Cemetery

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

Locre Churchyard

Locre Hospice Cemetery

Maple Leaf Cemetery

Mendinghem Military Cemetery

Menin Gate Memorial

Nine Elms British Cemetery

Perth Cemetery (China Wall)

Ploegsteert Memorial

Poperinghe New Military Cemetery

Poperinghe Old Military Cemetery

Reninghelst New Military Cemetery

The Huts Cemetery

Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery


Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery

Westhof Farm Cemetery

White House Cemetery

Ypres Reservoir Cemetery



Alexandria (Chatby) Military Cemetery and War Memorial

Kantara War Memorial Cemetery




Acheux British Cemetery

Achicourt Road Cemetery

Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension

Agenvillers Churchyard

Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery Extension

Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

Arras Road British Cemetery

Auchel Communal Cemetery

Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension

Bailleulmont Communal Cemetery

Bancourt British Cemetery

Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension

Barly French Military Cemetery

Beauval Communal Cemetery

Bellacourt Military Cemetery

Berlencourt (Le Cauroy) Communal Cemetery

Berneville Communal Cemetery

Bertrancourt Military Cemetery

Bethune Town Cemetery

Beuvry Communal Cemetery Extension

Blaringhem Churchyard

Borre British Cemetery

Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension

Bray Military Cemetery

Brown's Road Military Cemetery

Bucquoy Road Cemetery

Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extension

Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, French Extension

Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery (Special Memorials)

Canadian Cemetery No.2, Neuville St. Vaast

Carnoy Military Cemetery

Cavillon Communal Cemetery

Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery

Chapelle d' Armentières Old Military Cemetery

Chocques Military Cemetery

Cité Bonjean Military Cemetery

City of Paris Cemetery, Bagneux

Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

Côte 80 French National Cemetery

Dartmoor Cemetery

Dud Corner - Loos Memorial

Duisans British Cemetery

Ecoivres Military Cemetery

Englebelmer Communal Cemetery Extension

Esquelbecq Communal Cemetery

Esquelbecq Military Cemetery

Estaires Communal Cemetery

Faubourg d' Amiens Cemetery

Favreuil British Cemetery

Fienvillers British Cemetery

Fins New British Cemetery

Forceville Communal Cemetery and Extension

Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension

Ghissignies British Cemetery

Gorre British And Indian Cemetery

H.A.C Cemetery

Habarcq Communal Cemetery Extension

Hallencourt Communal Cemetery

Ham British Cemetery

Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery

Hermonville Military Cemetery

Hersin Communal Cemetery Extension

La Chapelle D'Armentieres Communal Cemetery

La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial

La Kreule Military Cemetery

Labourse Communal Cemetery

Lapugnoy Military Cemetery

Le Crotoy Communal Cemetery

Le Grand Beaumart British Cemetery

Le Grand Hasard Military Cemetery

Le Touret Memorial

Lederzeele Churchyard

Les Baraques Military Cemetery

Lillers Communal Cemetery

London Cemetery, Neuville-Vitasse

Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

Louez Military Cemetery

Louvencourt Military Cemetery

Mailly-Maillet Communal Cemetery   Extension

Maroc British Cemetery

Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery & Extension

Montigny Communal Cemetery (Somme)

Morbecque British Cemetery

Neuville-Bourjonval British Cemetery

Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery

Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery Extension

Norfolk Cemetery

Péronne Communal Cemetery Extension

Pont-d'Achelles Military Cemetery

Quatre-Vents Military Cemetery

Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension

Roclincourt Military Cemetery

Roclincourt Valley Cemetery

Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery

Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension

R.I. Rifles Graveyard

Sailly Labourse Communal Cemetery

Sailly-sur-la-Lys Canadian Cemetery

Sandpits British Cemetery

St. Etienne-au-Mont Communal Cemetery

St. Nicolas British Cemetery

St. Pol Communal Cemetery Extension

St. Sever Cemetery Extension

St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery

Ste. Catherine British Cemetery

Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

Sucrerie Cemetery, Colincamps

Suzanne Military Cemetery No.3

Terlincthun British Cemetery

Thiepval Memorial to the Missing

Toutencourt Communal Cemetery

Trois Arbres Cemetery

Vieille-Chapelle New Military Cemetery

Villers Station Cemetery

Vis-en-Artois Memorial

Wanquetin Communal Cemetery Extension

Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension

Warlus Communal Cemetery

Wizernes Communal Cemetery

Wormhoudt Communal Cemetery

'Y' Farm Military Cemetery



Kumasi Memorial



Karasouli Military Cemetery

Mikra British Cemetery



Kirkee Memorial



Ramleh War Cemetery



Basra Memorial



Taranto Town Cemetery Extension



Calabar Memorial


Sierra Leone

Freetown Memorial



Green Hill Cemetery, Suvla, Gallipoli

Haider Pasha Cemetery, Istanbul

Helles Memorial

Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Gallipoli


Above picture courtesy of Richard Roberts


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