Joncourt British Cemetery

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

The village of Joncourt was immediately west of the German fortification called the Beaurevoir-Fonsomme Line. It was captured by Australian troops on 30 September 1918, and cleared by the 5th Australian and 32nd Division on the following day.

 

Joncourt East British Cemetery contains 71 First World War burials, 62 of which belong to the 15th or 16th Lancashire Fusiliers or the 2nd Manchesters. All of the graves date from the period 30 September-3 October 1918. The cemetery was designed by W H Cowlishaw.

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (70)

Served in

  • Army (70)
Joncourt East BC
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