Events at the General Cemetery Chapel

Remembrance Sunday

The cemetery chapel will be open again on the 11th and 12th November from 10am until 3pm each. The cemetery records will be available to view and we’ll also be launching the 4th book in the ‘Gainsborough’s War Story’ series.

This latest edition covers 1917, and includes 33 Squadron - Royal Flying Corps, the conflicts at Arras, Paschendaele and Cambrai.

 There are more details about the book here.

Also in this section of our web site are details of some of the ceremonies we’ve held.

Ceremony for Drummer W H Brighton and Private W Oyitch.

Royal Flying Corps Restored Headstones ceremony

Battle of the Somme ceremony

Commonwealth War Graves Ceremony for:

Gunner James Percy Green, Royal Field Artillery

Private Albert Ernest Farrow, South Staffordshire Regiment,

Private Frederick Masters, Royal Defence Corps

Sergeant Ernest John Whitney, Royal Engineers

  Private Edwin Clarence Bennett, Sherwood Foresters

Lance Corporal John William Blow, Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders

Driver Albert Booth, Sherwood Rangers

Driver Jonathan Goulding, Royal Field Artillery

Private Harold Webster, 2/5th Lincolnshire Regiment




The Friends of Gainsborough Cemeteries and Chapel is a small charity run by volunteers. Contact: Susan Edlington

Friends of Gainsborough Cemeteries and Chapel