Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension

The Communal Cemetery at Gezaincourt contains 9 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, made between October 1915 and March 1916 The adjoining Extension was opened in March 1916 and used until March 1917, and again from March to October 1918. In most cases, the burials were carried out from casualty clearing stations and, in June to August 1918, from the 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital.


The extension contains 596 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, 3 of which are unidentified, and a plot of 76 German graves. There are also six Second World War burials, all dating from the early months of the war before the German advance. The extension was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.


Served with

  • United Kingdom (513)
  • German (76)
  • New Zealand (40)
  • Canadian (24)
  • Australian (23)
  • Indian (2)

Served in

  • Army (654)
  • Air Force (13)
  • Navy (11)
Gezaincourt Com Cem Ext
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