Hancourt British Cemetery

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

Hancourt was captured by the Australian Corps in the middle of September 1918. The British Cemetery was made by Australian units in September 1918, and these original graves are in Row B, C, and D; but it was enlarged after the Armistice by the concentration of graves from the battlefields in the immediate neighbourhood. The new graves are mainly of March and September 1918.

 

There are now over 100, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, nearly one-fifth are unidentified and special memorials are erected to four men of the 7th Northants, believed to be buried among them. The Cemetery covers an area of 586 square metres and is enclosed by a brick wall.

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (67)
  • Australian (31)

Served in

  • Army (98)
Hancourt BC
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