Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France

Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France

To honour those buried and remembered at Aubigny Communal Cemetery extension, Pas de Calais, France. - Before March, 1916, Aubigny was in the area of the French Tenth Army, and 327 French soldiers were buried in the Extension to the West of what is now Plot IV. From March 1916 to the Armistice, Aubigny was held by Commonwealth troops and burials were made in the Extension until September 1918. The 42nd Casualty Clearing Station buried in it during the whole period, the 30th in 1916 and 1917, the 24th and 1st Canadian in 1917 (during the capture of Vimy Ridge by the Canadian Corps) and the 57th in 1918. The Extension now contains 2,771 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and seven from the Second World War. There are also 227 French burials made prior to March 1916, and 64 German war graves. The Extension was designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield.

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  • Profile picture for Reginald Henry Newman

    Born 1888

    Died 1917

    British Army 374112 Rifleman London Regiment 2/8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles)

    British Army 374112 Rifleman Rifle Brigade 13th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Alfred John Field

    Born 1875

    Died 1917

    British Army 26231 Private Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 2nd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Alexander Douglas

    Born 1898

    Died 1917

    British Army S/40468 Private Royal Highlanders 8th Bn

    British Army S/40468 Private Royal Highlanders (Black Watch) 9th Battalion

    British Army 2860 Private Royal Highlanders 6th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Henry Seeley

    Died 1918

    British Army 3767 Driver Royal Garrison Artillery 26th Heavy Battery

    British Army 12509 Driver Royal Field Artillery 1st Division, Anti-Aircraft Artillery

  • Profile picture for Norman John Robertson

    Born 1889

    Died 1916

    British Army 3389 Acting Corporal Gordon Highlanders

    British Army 3389 Corporal Gordon Highlanders 4th Battalion

  • Profile picture for James Alexander Campbell

    Born 1894

    Died 1917

    British Army 1857 Private Seaforth Highlanders

    British Army 265493 Private Seaforth Highlanders 1/6th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Harry R. Guthrie

    Born 1897

    Died 1916

    British Army 1567 Private Seaforth Highlanders 1/6th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Peter Davidson

    Born 1895

    Died 1917

    British Army 241961 Private Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-Shire Buffs) 5th Battalion

    British Army 6220 Private Seaforth Highlanders 5th Battalion

    British Army 3236 Private Seaforth Highlanders 6th Battalion

  • Profile picture for James Massie

    Born 1891

    Died 1917

    British Army 23598 Private Royal Scots

  • Profile picture for John Fairweather

    Died 1917

    British Army 9951 Private 1st Royal Scots

    British Army 9951 Serjeant Royal Scots 11th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Robert H. Wilson

    Died 1917

    British Army S/10457 Private Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 10th Battalion