Heninel Communal Cemetery Extension

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

Heninel village was captured in a snowstorm on 12 April 1917 by the 56th (London) and 21st Division and the 50th (Northumbrian) Division, advancing from Heninel on the two following days, captured Wancourt Tower. The extension was begun by the 50th Division Burial Officer in April 1917 and was used by fighting units until the following November.


Heninel Communal Cemetery Extension contains 140 burials of the First World War, seven of them unidentified.


Served with

  • United Kingdom (133)

Served in

  • Army (133)
Heninel Com Cem Ext
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