Ayette British Cemetery

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

The village of Ayette remained in British hands from March, 1916 to the 27th March, 1918, when it was captured by the enemy; it was the scene of fighting by the Guards Division on the 28th, and it was retaken by the 32nd Division on the 3rd April, 1918. Ayette British Cemetery was made by fighting units in March-June, 1918.

 

There are now over 50, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Three of the graves, destroyed by shell fire, are represented by special memorials. The Cemetery covers an area of 326 square metres and is enclosed by a low brick wall.

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (54)

Served in

  • Army (54)
Ayette BC
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