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Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers-la-Boisselle, France, Now Available on Geneanet

Posted by Jean-Yves on Jul 25, 2020

The village of Pozieres was attacked on 23 July 1916 by the 1st Australian and 48th (South Midland) Divisions, and was taken on the following day.

It was lost on 24-25 March 1918, during the great German advance, and recaptured by the 17th Division on the following 24 August. Plot II of Pozieres British Cemetery contains the original burials of 1916, 1917 and 1918, carried out by fighting units and field ambulances. (Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

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