GOUY-EN-ARTOIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Country France
Region Pas de Calais
Total identified casualties 47 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.2447
Longitude: 2.59139

Location Information

Gouy-en-Artois is a village 15 kilometres south-west of Arras and 2 kilometres north of the road from Arras to Doullens (N.25). The Commonwealth war graves plot lies next to the Communal Cemetery on the south side of the village on the road to Bavincourt (V.3).


Visiting Information

Wheelchair access to site is possible, but may be by alternative entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on 01628 507200.

History Information

The extension was made in April 1917 at the time of the Allied advance from Arras. Two further burials took place in June and July 1917, and five in March 1918. Gouy-en-Artois Communal Cemetery Extension contains 44 Commonwealth burials of the First World War. There are also four German war graves. The extension was designed by Charles Holden.

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