Brewery Orchard Cemetery

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

The cellar of the brewery was used as a dressing station and the cemetery was started in the orchard nearby in November 1914. It was sheltered from enemy observation by ruined houses and continued in use until January 1918.

 

Brewery Orchard Cemetery contains 339 Commonwealth burials of the First World War. There are also four Second World War burials and five German war graves. The cemetery was designed by Sir Herbert Baker.

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (205)
  • Australian (125)
  • New Zealand (13)
  • German (1)

Served in

  • Army (344)
Brewery Orchard
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