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 Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery Extension, Noeux-les-Mines, Pas de Calais, France


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Latitude: 50.48414099858168, Longitude: 2.667510509490967

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Noeux-les-Mines is a town 6 kilometres south of Bethune on the main road to Arras. The Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the town on the south-east of the road to Labourse. The Extension is on the west side of the Communal Cemetery.
Historical Information: The COMMUNAL CEMETERY at Noeux-les-Mines was used by the Commonwealth forces (in succession to the French) from June 1915 to August 1917. The earlier burials were carried out by units and field ambulances but in April 1917, the 7th Casualty Clearing Station began to use the cemetery. It contains 980 Commonwealth burials of the First World War. The EXTENSION was begun in August 1917 and used until December 1918, chiefly by the 6th and 7th Casualty Clearing Stations. It contains 304 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 12 German war graves.


Cemetery Photos

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CWGC Commemoration: GREENWOOD, Robert William Bricknell (1918)
CWGC Commemoration: GREENWOOD, Robert William Bricknell (1918)
Serviceman 15378, Private Greenwood, was serving with the 6th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment in Northern France when he was Killed in Action