The Western Front Today - French National Cemetery, St Charles Potyze

The French National Cemetery at St Charles Potyze holds 3,478 individual graves plus a mass grave for 600 unknown soldiers, the latter at the rear of the cemetery.

Film Footage of St Charles de Potyze

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