TEN TREE ALLEY CEMETERY, PUISIEUX
- Country France
- Total identified casualties 43 Find these casualties
- Region Pas de Calais
- Casualties from First World War
- GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.09576, Longitude: 2.67546
Using the D919 from Arras to Amiens you will drive through the villages of Bucquoy, Puisieux then Serre-les-Puisieux (approximately 20 kilometres south of Arras). Immediately on leaving the village, take the small lane on the left hand side and continue for a further 1 kilometre where a CWGC signpost will lead you to Ten Tree Alley Cemetery on the left side. The register is available in the Mairie on Tuesday ; Thursday and Friday from 14.00 to 16.00 and Saturday from 10.00 to 12.00
Puisieux village was captured by British troops on the 28th February 1917, lost on the 26th March 1918 and recovered on the following 21st August. Ten Tree Alley was made by the V Corps (as Ten Tree Alley Cemetery No.2, V Corps Cemetery No.24) in 1917 and it stood beside a former German trench, captured by the 32nd Division on the night of the 10th-11th February 1917. There are now nearly 70, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, over 20 are unidentified. The Cemetery covers an area of 250 square metres, without the access path and is enclosed by a rubble wall.