Neuville-Bourjonval British Cemetery

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

Neuville-Bourjonval village was taken on the 28th-29th March 1917, by the 12th King's Liverpool Regiment, lost on the 22nd March 1918, and retaken on the following 4th and 5th September by the 42nd (East Lancashire) Division. The British Cemetery was begun by the 11th Rifle Brigade in April, 1917 and used by the 42nd and other Divisions until March 1918; further burials were made in Rows B and C in September 1918.

 

There are now over 200, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified and four are represented by special memorials. The British Cemetery covers an area of 829 square metres and is enclosed by a low rubble wall.

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (201)
  • New Zealand (5)

Served in

  • Army (205)
  • Navy (1)