Towards the end of 1917, the Salonika lines of communication were diverted through Bralo, Itea and Taranto because of German submarine activity in the Mediterranean. The 49th Stationary Hospital was gradually transferred to Bralo and rest camps were established at Bralo and Itea. The cemetery was begun in October 1917 and used until April 1919. A large proportion of the burials are due to the influenza epidemic of 1918.

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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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