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The Extension was made after the Armistice for the burial of remains brought in from the battlefields of the Aisne. There are just over 1000 First World War casualties commemorated here. The majority of them died in 1918, most of the rest in September 1914.

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4 images Some pictures of the Cemetery, taken 20 March 2015.
By John Stokes on Tuesday 24th March '15 at 7:45pm
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.
Albert Page of Uppingham answered Lord Kitchener’s call & enlisted in November 1914, aged 21. He served at Vimy & l… https://t.co/zU7biTi9rU 8:27 PM Sep 15th

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