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Beaumetz-les-Cambrai Military Cemetery N°1, Beaumetz-les-Cambrai, France, Now Available on Geneanet

Posted by Jean-Yves on Jun 5, 2021

The village of Beaumetz-les-Cambrai was captured by the enemy on the 22nd March, 1918, after an obstinate defence by the 51st (Highland) and 25th Divisions, and retaken in the middle of the following September.

Beaumetz-les-Cambrai Military Cemetery No.1 was made by the enemy after the fighting of March, 1918, and known to them as No.9 Military Cemetery; after the Armistice the graves of 307 German soldiers were removed to other cemeteries, and 33 of the British graves were regrouped. (Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

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