BERTINCOURT CHATEAU BRITISH CEMETERY
|Region||Pas de Calais|
|Total identified casualties||45 Find these records|
|Casualties from||First World War|
Bertincourt is a village and commune in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais on the RD7 Bapaume to Gouzeaucourt road, 4.5 kilometres south of the RN30 Bapaume-Cambrai road. From Bapaume, take RD7 to Bertincourt, signpost indicates 9 kilometres. On arrival at Bertincourt continue through the village and the cemetery is clearly signposted on the left with a short access path just before leaving the village.
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Bertincourt was occupied in March, 1917, evacuated on the 24th March, 1918, and re-occupied by the 1st Canterbury Infantry Battalion on the 3rd September, 1918. The 7th K.O.Y.L.I. buried in this cemetery at the end of March, 1917, and other units (mainly the 37th and 42nd Divisions) in September, 1918. There are now nearly 50, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified. The cemetery covers an area of 278 square metres and is enclosed on one side by the high red brick wall of the Chateau, and on the other three by low red brick walls.