La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

In April 1916, No.21 Casualty Clearing Station came to La Neuville and remained there throughout the 1916 Battles of the Somme, until March 1917. La Neuville British Cemetery was opened early in July 1916. Most of the burials date from this period, but a few graves were added during the fighting on the Somme in 1918.

 

Neuville British Cemetery contains 866 Commonwealth burials of the First World War. There are also 27 German war graves. The cemetery was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (820)
  • German (27)
  • South African (24)
  • Australian (21)

Served in

  • Army (892)
La Neuville BC Corbie
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