HEUDICOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Country France
Region Somme
Total identified casualties 85 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.02012
Longitude: 3.08136

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. Heudicourt Communal Cemetery Extension will be found at the bottom of a farm track behind the Communal Cemetery, which 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 the British in March 1917; it remained in our hands until March 1918; and it was retaken in September 1918. Heudicourt Communal Cemetery Extension was begun at the end of March 1917 and used by fighting units until March 1918. There are now over 80, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. The Extension covers an area of 863 square metres and is enclosed by a low red brick wall.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

HEUDICOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Somme

Number of casualties: 4

SAULCOURT CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, GUYENCOURT-SAULCOURT

Location: France, Somme

Number of casualties: 110

FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND

Location: France, Somme

Number of casualties: 1553