Noreuil Australian Cemetery

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

Noreuil was the scene of a fierce engagement between Australian troops and the Germans on 15 April 1917. The Australian Cemetery was started at the beginning of April 1917 and used until the following December. Four further burials were made in September 1918.

 

Noreuil Australian Cemetery contains 244 Commonwealth burials and commemorations of the First World War. 28 of the burials are unidentified and 83 graves destroyed by shell fire are represented by special memorials. These 83 are almost all of the 50th Australian Infantry Battalion.

 

Served with

  • Australian (157)
  • United Kingdom (62)

Served in

  • Army (219)
Noreuil Australian Cem
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