Couin British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Couin British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Couin British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Couin Chateau was used as a divisional headquarters from 1915 to 1918. The BRITISH CEMETERY was begun in May 1916 by the field ambulances of the 48th (South Midland) Division, and was used by units and field ambulances during the Battle of the Somme in 1916. It was closed at the end of January 1917 because further extension was not possible, and now contains 401 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and three German graves.

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  • Profile picture for Alexander Beattie Ross

    Born 1898

    Died 1916

    British Army 2694 Private Seaforth Highlanders 6th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Walter Long

    Died 1917

    British Army Captain Dragoons

    British Army Brigadier General 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys)

  • Profile picture for John Mclennan

    Died 1916

    British Army 3793 Private Seaforth Highlanders 6th Battalion