Avesnes-le-Sec Communal Cemetery Extension

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

The extension was made by the 51st (Highland) Division Burial Officer in November 1918. At the Armistice, it contained 100 burials dating from the period 12-26 October 1918, 46 of which were Seaforth Highlanders and 41 Gordon Highlanders. In 1928, a further 14 graves were brought in from St. Hilaire-sur-Helpe Churchyard and Louvignies-les-Quesnoy Churchyard.


Avesnes-le-Sec Communal Cemetery Extension now contains 114 First World War burials. The extension was designed by W H Cowlishaw.


Served with

  • United Kingdom (108)
  • South African (2)

Served in

  • Army (110)
Avesnes-le-Sec Com Cem Ext
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