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Villers-Bocage Communal Cemetery Extension

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 62 Find these casualties
  • Region Somme
  • Identified casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.00822, Longitude: 2.32053

Location information

Villers-Bocage is a village 12 kilometres north of Amiens on the road to Doullens. Villers-Bocage Communal Cemetery Extension is about 1.5 kilometres north of the village, and a little distance north of the secondary road from Villers-Bocage to Rubempre. Commonwealth War Graves Commission signposts are located in the centre of the village. The Communal Cemetery Extension contains 60 Commonwealth burials from the First World War and 2 Commonwealth burials from the Second World War.

Visiting information

Wheelchair access to this cemetery is possible, but may be by an alternative entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on 01628 507200.

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History information

The 51st (Highland) Casualty Clearing Station was posted near the village in April and May 1916. The extension to the south side of the communal cemetery was begun in October 1915 and used until February 1917. The extension contains 60 Commonwealth burials of the First World War. There are also two Second World War burials.