The Western Front Today - Berkshire Cemetery Extension
Located next to Ploegsteert Wood - and attached to both the Ploegsteert Memorial to the Missing and Hyde Park Corner cemetery - Berkshire Cemetery Extension contains 295 U.K., 51 Australian, 45 New Zealand and 3 Canadian burials.
To the right of the Ploegsteert Memorial (from the road) is Berkshire Cemetery and to its left Berkshire Cemetery Extension.
Film Footage of Berkshire Extension (1)
Film Footage of Berkshire Extension (2)
Film Footage of Berkshire Extension (3)
Before Endeavours Fade, Rose E.B. Coombs, After the Battle 1994
Major & Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide - Ypres Salient, Leo Cooper 2000
In preparation for the Battle of the Somme, the British launched a seven-day artillery bombardment in which 1,500 guns fired 1.6 million rounds.
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