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A German Extension was made on its West side, but was removed after the Armistice. The Commonwealth Extension was made between the Armistice and the removal of the German Extension. There are 76 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war. Many of the graves, identified collectively but not individually, are marked by headstones bearing the superscription "Buried near this spot."

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3 images Some pictures of the Cemetery. There is no Visitor book, nor reference book to locate Mr Dolby's headstone. Mr Dolby's headstone is found quite close to the Great Cross, just to the right and in front as you look at the Cross from entering the cemetery.
By John Stokes on Sunday 30th November '14 at 6:14pm
A Rutlander, living in Belgium
3 images More pictures of the cemetery, taken 17 August 2015.
By John Stokes on Sunday 6th December '15 at 4:25pm
A Rutlander, living in Belgium
 

Rutland and The Battle of the Somme

More than 90 Rutland soldiers died in the Battle of the Somme which lasted from 1 July 1916 until the middle of November. Today they lie in cemeteries across the old battlefield in northern France or are remembered among the 72,000 names on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. By using our interactive map, you can find out what happened to them.
@WarWorkshops Once they are online, could we put a link on our page dedicated to him to your website? So it gets th… https://t.co/fu10lWUh8E 7:06 PM Jul 30th

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