SOMME AMERICAN CEMETERY, BONY

Country France
Region Aisne
Total identified casualties 3 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 49.98437
Longitude: 3.21422

Location Information

Bony is a village and commune approximately 21 kilometres north of St Quentin, close to the St Quentin Canal. The Somme American Cemetery is situated 1 kilometre south-west of the village on the Hargicourt road. The cemetery contains three Commonwealth war graves - 2 Royal Air Force Officers and 1 New Zealand soldier who fell in June-August 1918. The other British graves have been removed to Unicorn Cemetery, Vendhuile.


History Information

It contains 1830 graves, mainly of the American 27th, 30th, 1st, 33rd and 80th Divisions; and is particularly connected with the advance of the 27th and 30th Divisions, with the 3rd and 5th Australian, at the end of September 1918.

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UNICORN CEMETERY, VENDHUILE

Location: France, Aisne

Number of casualties: 1008

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Location: France, Aisne

Number of casualties: 1208

VENDHUILE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Aisne

Number of casualties: 2