VILLERS-BOCAGE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Villers-Bocage

Somme

France

 

General Directions: Villers-Bocage is a village 12 kilometres north of Amiens on the road to Doullens. Villers-Bocage Communal Cemetery Extension is about 1.5 kilometres north of the village, and a little distance north of the secondary road from Villers-Bocage to Rubempre. Commonwealth War Graves Commission signposts are located in the centre of the village. The Communal Cemetery Extension contains 60 Commonwealth burials from the First World War and 2 Commonwealth burials from the Second World War.

The 51st (Highland) Casualty Clearing Station was posted near the village in April and May 1916. The extension to the south side of the communal cemetery was begun in October 1915 and used until February 1917.

Casualty Details: UK 59, Australia 1, Total Burials: 60

 

These pictures courtesy of Colin Ellender

 

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