Fouquescourt British Cemetery

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

Fouquescourt village was captured by the 10th Canadian Infantry Brigade on 10 August 1918. Fouquescourt British Cemetery was made after the Armistice when graves were brought in from the battlefields in a wide area round the village and other burial grounds

 

The cemetery contains 376 Commonwealth burials and commemorations of the First World War. 130 of the burials are unidentified but there is a special memorial to one casualty believed to be buried among them, and to five others buried by the Germans whose graves could not be found. The date of death in the great majority of cases is February or March 1917, or March, April or August 1918, but a few graves of 1915 will be found in Plots I and III.

 

Served in

  • Australian (44)
  • Canadian (84)
  • South African (2)
  • United Kingdom (118)

Served with

  • Air Force (4)
  • Army (243)
  • Navy (1)
Fouquescourt BC
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