Serain Communal Cemetery Extension

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

Serain was captured by the 66th (East Lancashire) Division on the 8th October 1918. The Communal Cemetery was extended by the Germans on the North-West side, and in October 1918, the present British Extension was made on the North-West side of the German. After the Armistice the German Extension was removed; 264 German, seven Russian graves and one American were taken to other cemeteries; and 32 British graves (from the German Extension and other German cemeteries) were brought into the British Extension.

 

There are now over 100, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, nearly 20 are unidentified. The cemetery covers an area of 630 square metres and is enclosed by a stone rubble wall.

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (84)
  • Australian (4)
  • Canadian (1)
  • German (1)
  • South African (1)

Served in

  • Army (90)
  • Air Force (1)
Serain Com Cem Ext
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