Rededication Ceremony for Lieutenant Gilbert Donnelly

21 March 2019 , 10:30

Rededication service for Lieutenant Gilbert Donnelly, 1st Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers will be held at CWGC’s Ste. Emilie Valley Cemetery.

Ste. Emilie Valley Cemetery

A rededication ceremony for Lieutenant Gilbert Donnelly will take place at 10.30am at the CWGC’s Ste. Emilie Valley Cemetery, France.
Lieutenant Donnelly was killed at Ste. Emilie on 21 March 1918, the first day of the German Spring Offensive.

The CWGC will mark his grave with a new headstone bearing his name and a personal inscription chosen by his family.

The service has been organised by the Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre, Ministry of Defence and will be attended by family members, British Defence Staff, Regimental representatives, CWGC staff and local dignitaries. Members of the public are welcome to attend.