BRAY HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, BRAY-SUR-SOMME
- Country France
- Total identified casualties 72 Find these casualties
- Region Somme
- Casualties from First World War
- GPS Coordinates Latitude: 49.95913, Longitude: 2.71716
Bray-sur-Somme is a village 9 kilometres south-east of Albert. The Cemetery is about 2 kilometres north of the village on the road to Fricourt.
Wheelchair access to site possible - maybe by alternative entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries dept. on 01628 634221.
Bray-sur-Somme fell into German hands in March 1918, but it was retaken by the 40th Australian Battalion on the following 24 August. Bray Hill British Cemetery was made on 31 August 1918, by the 58th (London) Division, which had taken part in the advance from Corbie. The original cemetery (now part of Plot I) contained 41 graves but was increased after the Armistice when graves were brought in from the battlefields of March and August 1918, between Bray and Fricourt. The cemetery now contains 105 First World War burials, 32 of which are unidentified. The cemetery was designed by A J S Hutton.