The Western Front Today - Pozieres Cemetery

Pozieres British Cemetery holds 2,717 burials from the UK, Australia and Canada.

Of this number 1,374 are unknown.

The cemetery is surrounded by a memorial listing the names of approximately 14,600 men of the Fourth and Fives armies who have no known grave, and which relates to the period of the great German push of Spring 1918.

The cemetery was initially begun as a burial ground used in 1916 by Field Ambulances and fighting units.

Film Footage of Pozieres Cemetery

Before Endeavours Fade, Rose E.B. Coombs, After the Battle 1994
Major & Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide - Somme, Leo Cooper 2000

A bunker comprised a fortification largely built below ground level.

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