10 more pictures added to Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery, courtesy of Johan Pauwels. There are nearly 750, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, nearly two-thirds are unidentified and special memorials are erected to ten soldiers from the United Kingdom, known or believed to be buried among them.
Another 7 pictures added to Gommecourt British Cemetery No. 2, courtesy of Johan Pauwels. Gommecourt British Cemetery No.2 contains 1,357 First World War burials and commemorations. 682 of the burials are unidentified but there are special memorials to 33 casualties known or believed to be buried among them.
Have added 7 new pictures of Foncquevillers Military Cemetery, courtesy of Johan Pauwels. The cemetery contains 648 Commonwealth burials of the First World War. 53 of the burials are unidentified but there are special memorials to two casualties known to be buried among them. There are five airmen of the Second World War buried in the cemetery, and four Germans. There is also 1 French Non World War burial.
21 pictures added to Ploegsteert Churchyard, courtesy of Werner Van Caneghem and Johan Pauwels. There are 9 World War One burials in the churchyard.
Added 9 more pictures of Aval Wood Military Cemetery in France, courtesy of Werner Van Caneghem. Aval Wood Military Cemetery contains 410 Commonwealth burials and commemorations of the First World War. 155 of the burials are unidentified, but special memorials commemorate two casualties believed to be buried among them. The cemetery also contains two burials from the Second World War and one German grave.
A big thank you to Johan Pauwels and Nicholas Philpot who have supplied us with many French and German Military cemeteries in Belgium and France. We still have many more to add but here are just a few. Click on the pictures to access.
8 more pictures added of Desplanque Farm Cemetery in France, courtesy of Werner Van Caneghem. The cemetery stands behind a farm, now rebuilt, which was used at first as a dressing station and later as an observation post. It was begun in October 1914 by units of the 6th Division, and used until June 1916. There are now over 50, 1914-1918 war casualties buried in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified.
13 more pictures added to Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension including two pictures of the World War Two plot and a picture of the graves of two airmen who were among the first men to be killed from the Royal Flying Corps on 22nd August 1914. Pictures © Werner Van Caneghem
15 more pictures added to Oostende New Communal Cemetery in Belgium, courtesy of Werner Van Caneghem. The Commonwealth plots at Oostende New Communal Cemetery contain 50 burials of the First World War and 366 from the Second World War, 75 of the latter unidentified. The plots also contain eight non-war burials and eight war graves of other nationalities.