Fosse No 10 Communal Cemetery Extension, Sains-en-Gohelle, France, Now Available on Geneanet

Posted by Jean-Yves on Jul 12, 2017

Sains-en-Gohelle is an old mining village 20 kilometres north of Arras in the direction of Bethune. Fosse 10 is by an old mine and group of miners houses on the southern outskirts of the village, approximately 10 kilometres west of Lens. The Extension is on the South side of the Communal Cemetery. It was begun in April, 1916 and used continuously (chiefly by Field Ambulances) until October 1918. There are now nearly 500, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. (Source: CWGC)

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Many thanks to Claude Laignel for the pictures.

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