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Bagneux British Cemetery, Gézaincourt, Picardie, France

Bagneux British Cemetery, Gézaincourt, Picardie, France



 



Tree: 1. Essex Ennevers
Notes: Cemetery: BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, GEZAINCOURT
Country: France
Locality: Somme
Visiting Information: Wheelchair access is possible to the cemetery with some difficulty.For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on telephone number 01628 507200.
Location Information: Gezaincourt is a village is situated 2 Kms to the south-west of the town of Doullens. Bagneux British Cemetery lies to the south of the village. There is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost in Gezaincourt village opposite the "Chateau" entrance.
Historical Information: The cemetery was begun in April 1918 after the close of the German offensive in Picardy. At the end of March, the 3rd, 29th and 56th Casualty Clearing Stations had come to Gezaincourt where they were joined for a short time in April by the 45th. They remained until September. The 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital, in the citadel at Doullens, also buried in this cemetery in May and June 1918, and the 2nd Canadian Division in April and May. The graves in Plot III, Row A relate to a bombing raid over Doullens on 30 May 1918. There are 1,374 servicemen of the First World War buried or commemorated in the cemetery.The cemetery was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.
No. of Identified Casualties: 1371
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Latitude: 50.1500000, Longitude: 2.3166667



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   Last name, First name(s)    Buried    Person ID 
1 MORALEE, James William  Bagneux British Cemetery, Gézaincourt, Picardie, France I6431
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