100th anniversary commemoration for Pte Arthur Hainsworth

15 April 2018 , 10:30 - 11:15

Wreath laying ceremony to mark 100 years since the death of Private Arthur Hainsworth, of 6th Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment.

Martinsart British Cemetery

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