HEUDICOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country France
Region Somme
Total identified casualties 4 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.02033
Longitude: 3.08071

Location Information

Heudicourt is a village in the north-western corner of the Department of the Somme, 13 kilometres north-east of Peronne and 17 kilommetres south-west of Cambrai. The cemetery is signposted at the crossroads of the D58 and D181 and again on the D181 as you approach the village centre.


History Information

Heudicourt was captured by Commonwealth forces in March 1917 and remained in our their until March 1918 when it was lost during the German advance. The village was retaken in September 1918. The COMMUNAL CEMETERY contains four Commonwealth burials of the First World War. The COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION was begun at the end of March 1917 and and used by fighting units until March 1918. It was then continued by the Germans and Row G contains three Commonwealth burials of September and October 1918. The extension contains 85 Commonwealth burials of the First World War.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

HEUDICOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Location: France, Somme

Number of casualties: 85

FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND

Location: France, Somme

Number of casualties: 1553

SAULCOURT CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, GUYENCOURT-SAULCOURT

Location: France, Somme

Number of casualties: 110