Querrieu British Cemetery

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

The cemetery was opened at the end of March 1918 by the 3rd Australian Division and was used by some of the divisions which took part in the defence of Amiens against the German advance. It was closed in August 1918.

 

Querrieu British Cemetery contains 187 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and the grave of one Second World War airman. There are also 12 German burials. The cemetery was designed by G H Goldsmith.

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (105)
  • Australian (84)
  • German (6)

Served in

  • Army (192)
  • Air Force (3)
Querrieu BC
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Lieutenant Francis J. BURTENSHAW - 41st Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F. - Died 15 May 1918 Age 25 - INSCRIPTION: THE LORD IS OUR , DEFENSE

A farmer prior to his enlistment on 15 November 1915 he embarked from Sydney on 18 May 1916 on board HMAT Demosthenes.