Grand Ravine British Cemetery, Havrincourt

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

Havrincourt village was stormed by the 62nd (West Riding) Division on 20 November 1917. It was lost on 23 March 1918, but it was retaken on 12 September by the 62nd Division, who held it against a counter-attack the following day. Grand Ravine British Cemetery consists of three rows of graves. Row B was made by the 62nd Division Burial Officer in December 1917, and Rows A and C by the same officer in October 1918.

 

The cemetery contains 139 First World War burials, 11 of them unidentified. The cemetery was designed by N A Rew.

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (128)

Served in

  • Army (127)
  • Air Force (1)
Grand Ravine BC, Havrincourt
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