Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
Wareham (Military Hospital) Cemetery
Wareham Military Hospital, with 185 beds, was at Worgret Camp during the First World War and the regimental depot of the Royal Armoured Corps was at nearby Bovington during the Second World War.
In 1914 the 7th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment was in camp at Wareham having been newly raised. One of these soldiers is buried in the cemetery.
Wareham Cemetery contains 49 First World War burials and 15 from the Second World War, 5 being unidentified. The cemetery also contains 12 German burials, 1 being an unidentified airman.
Private James Palmer. 11240.
7th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of Mrs. E. McSorbey (formerly Palmer), of 57, Mid Napier St., South Bank, Yorks. Died at home 22 December 1914. Aged 28.
Born South Bank (Yorks), Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided South Bank.
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