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Beauval Communal Cemetery

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 250 Find these casualties
  • Region Somme
  • Identified casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.11155, Longitude: 2.32927

Location information

Beauval is a village on the main road (N25) between Amiens and Doullens, about 24 kilometres north of Amiens and 6 kilometres south of Doullens. Beauval Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the village at the end of a by-road leading off the main road - Rue de l'Eglise.

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History information

The 4th Casualty Clearing Station was at Beauval from June 1915 to October 1916 and the 47th from October to December 1916. The great majority of the burials were carried out from these hospitals, but a few were made as late as March 1918. After the Armistice, graves from Lucheux Military Cemetery were moved to Rows A and G of this cemetery. LUCHEUX MILITARY CEMETERY was made by French troops and used at intervals from 1916 to 1918 by British units. It stood at the South end of the village of Lucheux, in wooded country North-East of Doullens. It contained the graves of 48 French soldiers, twelve British and one New Zealand, and two men of the Chinese Labour Corps. Beauval Communal Cemetery contains 248 Commonwealth burials of the First World War. There is also one Second World War burial. The Commonwealth plot was designed by G H Goldsmith.