Sir Herbert Baker was born in 1862. As one of the first three Principal Architects, he designed Tyne Cot Cemetery and its memorial in Belgium. Tyne Cot Cemetery is the largest CWGC cemetery in the world. His other work for the Commission includes Loos Memorial, Adanac Military Cemetery and Neuve Chapelle Memorial. He also worked in India and South Africa, where he designed a number of government buildings.
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Delville Wood Cemetery
This cemetery is the third largest in the Somme battlefield area. It is the final resting place of more than 5,500 servicemen of the First World War, of whom over 3,500 remain unidentified.
The memorial commemorates more than 4,700 Indian soldiers and labourers who lost their lives on the Western Front during the First World War and have no known grave.
Tyne Cot Cemetery
This cemetery is the largest CWGC cemetery in the world. It is now the resting place of more than 11,900 servicemen of the British Empire in the First World War.