Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France

Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France

.Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France. Busigny was captured by the 30th American Division and British cavalry on 9 October 1918, in the Battle of Cambrai, and in the course of the next two months the 48th, 37th and 12th Casualty Clearing Stations came successively to the village. The majority of the burials were made from these three hospitals. The cemetery extension was begun in October 1918, and used until February 1919. After the Armistice it was enlarged when graves were brought into Plots II-VII of graves from a wide area between Cambrai and Guise.Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension contains 670 First World War burials, 64 of them unidentified

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    Born 1897

    Died 1918

    British Army 78312 Gunner Royal Horse Artillery

    British Army Royal West Surrey Regiment 3 Battalion

    British Army 201810 Gunner Royal Garrison Artillery

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    Born 1894

    Died 1918

    British Army 4884 Private Scottish Horse 1st/2nd Battalion

    British Army 315776 Acting Serjeant Royal Highlanders 13th (Scottish Horse Yeomanry) Battalion

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    Born 1898

    Died 1918

    British Army 14/410 Lance Corporal York and Lancaster Regiment 2nd bAttalion

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    Born 1883

    Died 1918

    British Army 30018 Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 5th Battalion