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Bois-De-Noulette British Cemetery

Location

Aix-Noulette is a large village 8 kilometres south-south-east of Bethune on the main road to Arras. About 1.5 kilometres south of the village and a little west of the main road is the hamlet of Noulette. Bois-de-Noulette British Cemetery is on the south side of the hamlet.

From the main road you come up through the houses and then continue alongside and around the wood. The cemetery’s location means that there is no wheelchair access.

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Bois de Noulette British Cemetery

 

Historical Information

This cemetery was made by Field Ambulances between April 1916, and May 1917, and was at first Bois-de-Noulette New Cemetery, to distinguish it from the many small French military cemeteries in or near the wood.

There are now over 100, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site.

The cemetery covers an area of 857 square metres and is enclosed by a rubble wall.

 


Private W Hewson

Private William Hewson 228101
27th Bn Canadian Infantry
Manitoba Regiment
Died on 9th January 1917 aged 20
Son of J and Emily Hewson
of Macleod, Alberta

Grave: III D 5

 

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