Heath Cemetery, Harbonnières
More pictures added to Heath Cemetery, Harbonnières in France, courtesy of Geerhard Joos. There are now 1,860 Commonwealth servicemen of the First World War buried or commemorated in the cemetery. 369 of the burials are unidentified but there are special memorials to 26 casualties known or believed to be buried among them. Other special memorials record the names of 21 casualties buried in other cemeteries, whose graves could not be found. There are also two Victoria Cross recipients buried in this cemetery.
Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery
9 more pictures added to Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery in France, courtesy of Geerhard Joos. The cemetery now contains 877 Commonwealth burials of the First World War (17 of them unidentified) and 86 from the Second World War (20 of them unidentified).
Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension
12 more pictures added to Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension in France, courtesy of Geerhard Joos. Casualty Details: UK 831, Australia 58, South Africa 27, Germany 1, Total Burials: 917.
12 pictures of Veltem-Beisem Belgian Military Cemetery in Belgium, courtesy of Johan Pauwels. The Cemetery at Veltem-Beisem contains 904 Belgian war graves from World War I. Of these, 239 are unidentified.
Bois-de-Noulette British Cemetery
More pictures added to Bois-de-Noulette British Cemetery in France, courtesy of Werner Van Caneghem. This cemetery was made by Field Ambulances between April 1916, and May 1917, and was at first Bois-de-Noulette New Cemetery, to distinguish it from the many small French military cemeteries in or near the wood. There are now over 100, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site.
Ulster Memorial Tower
17 pictures of the Ulster Memorial Tower at Thiepval, Somme in France. The Ulster Memorial Tower was the first official memorial to be erected on the Western Front and was dedicated on 19th November 1921.
9 more pictures added to Canadian Cemetery No. 2 at Neuville-St. Vaast in france, courtesy of Geerhard Joos. The Cemetery is within the Canadian National Vimy Memorial Park, which is north of Neuville-St. Vaast. The main entrance to the Park is signposted from the Arras to Lens road (N17). There are nearly 3,000, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. 29 Canadian soldiers buried at the time in the 11th Canadian Infantry Brigade Cemetery, Givenchy-en Gohelle and the Canadian cemetery near Gunner's Crater, Givenchy-en-Gohelle but whose graves are now lost are commemorated by special memorial headstones, inscribed to this effect with the additional quotation, "Their Glory shall not be blotted out".
16 more pictures added to Cerisy-Gailly French National Cemetery in France, courtesy of Geerhard Joos and Nicholas Philpot. The cemetery now contains 393 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, 296 of which are unidentified.
Gorre British and Indian Cemetery
More pictures added to Gorre British and Indian Cemetery in France, courtesy of Geerhard Joos. There are now over 930 Commonwealth servicemen of the First World War buried or commemorated here. The cemetery, which was designed by Charles Holden, also contains nine war graves of other nationalities, most of them German.
Boulogne Eastern Cemetery
25 more pictures added to Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, courtesy of Geerhard Joos. The cemetery is a large civil cemetery, split in two by the Rue de Dringhen, just south of the main road (RN42) to St Omer. The Commonwealth War Graves plot is located down the western edge of the southern section of the cemetery, with an entrance in the Rue de Dringhen. Unusually, the headstones are laid flat in this cemetery. This is due to the sandy soil. Car parking is available along the Rue de Dringhen. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery contains 5,577 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 224 from the Second World War.
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