Cherisy Road East Cemetery, Heninel

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

The village of Heninel was captured in a snowstorm on 12 April 1917 by the 56th (London) and 21st Division. The 50th (Northumbrian) Division, advancing from Heninel on the two following days, captured Wancourt Tower. Cherisy Road East Cemetery was made by the 30th and 33rd Division Burial Officers in April 1917.


The cemetery contains 82 First World War burials, 19 of which are unidentified.


Served with

  • United Kingdom (63)

Served in

  • Army (63)
Cherisy Road East Cem
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