Somme100: Above The Battlefield – Courcelette British Cemetery

 Courcelette British Cemetery is one of three Great War Cemeteries in the village of Courcelette, a location captured by the Canadians on 15th September 1916. Many of their dead from this period are buried here, along with Australians from Mouquet Farm and Pozières who fell in August-September 1916. The British dead in Plot 1 are the original burials made when Courcelette was just behind the British front line at the end of the Battle of the Somme.


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One thought on “Somme100: Above The Battlefield – Courcelette British Cemetery

  1. We were there one evening at the end of June and just stood in quietness, no sound just the beautiful colours of the evening sky and our thoughts.

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