There are 289 Commonwealth soldiers buried in Buffs Road Cemetery, which was first used in July 1917.  After the Armistace burials were brought in from the surrounding area which included one officer who had been buried in Brielen churchyard.  The cemetery was designed by A J S Hutton.  Ernest Snary of Whissendine lies in this cemetery, reference E.3

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5 images Some pictures of the Cemetery, taken 13 December 2014
By John Stokes on Saturday 13th December '14 at 9:58pm
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.

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