Fosse 7 was four kilometres East of Mazingarbe, on the West side of the road from Lens to Bethune and it consisted of a pit-head and an Electric Power Station with a garden suburb of miners' houses (the trench which led into the cemetery was named "Quality Street" during the War). Fosse No. 7 Military Cemetery was begun by French troops in May, 1915, and carried on by British units from June, 1915, to April, 1917.
There are now over 100, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, over 10 are unidentified and 17, destroyed by shell fire, are now represented by special memorials.
We have added another 24 pictures of Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval on the Somme. There are now 1,268 Commonwealth servicemen of the First World War buried or commemorated in the cemetery. Half of the burials are unidentified, but special memorials commemorate two casualties believed to be buried among them and five buried in Divion Wood Cemetery No.2, whose graves could not be found on concentration.
The Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial Park is a memorial site in France dedicated to the commemoration of Dominion of Newfoundland forces members who were killed during World War I. The 74-acre (300,000 m2) preserved battlefield park encompasses the grounds over which the Newfoundland Regiment made their unsuccessful attack on 1 July 1916 during the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
20 new pictures of Helles Memorial, Gallipoli in Turkey, © Geerhard Joos.
17 new pictures of Haidar Pasha Cemetery in Istanbul, © Geerhard Joos.
New pictures of Beach Cemetery, ANZAC on the Gallipoli peninsula and 31 new Roll of Honour pictures.
18 more pictures of Messines Ridge British Cemetery and New Zealand Memorial, © Werner Van Caneghem.
New pictures of Ari Burnu Cemetery (Anzac), Gallipoli © Geerhard Joos.
New pictures of 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery, Gallipoli, © Geerhard Joos.
More pictures of Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension in France, © Werner Van Caneghem. Casualty Details: UK 525, Canada 4, Australia 1, New Zealand 3, Total Burials: 533.