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Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension


Warloy-Baillon is a village about 21 kilometres north-east of Amiens along the D919 to Arras. The Communal Cemetery is on the east side of the village and the extension is on the eastern side of the cemetery.

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Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension


Historical Information

The first Commonwealth burial took place in the communal cemetery in October 1915 and the last on 1st July 1916. By that date, field ambulances had come to the village in readiness for the attack on the German front line eight kilometres away, and the extension was begun on the eastern side of the cemetery.

The fighting from July to November 1916 on the northern part of the Somme front accounts for the majority of the burials in the extension, but some are from the German attack in the spring of 1918.

The communal cemetery contains 46 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 158 French war graves.

The extension contains 1,331 First World War Commonwealth burials and two from the Second World War. There are also 18 German war graves in the extension.

Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension


Lieutenant Eric Rowley

Lieutenant Eric Rowley
Regimental Depot, (Central Ontario).
Canadian Infantry

Attached Royal Flying Corps
Died on 6th July 1917 aged 23
Son of Agnes and the late Charles Rowley
of Burlington, Ontario

Grave: VI E 2

Private Harry Allen

Private Harry Allen 105974
5th Bn Canadian Infantry
Died on 27th September 1916 aged 17
Son of George and Jessie Allen
of Highbury, London

Grave: IV B 12

Private Lionel Fennell

Private Lionel Fennell 129350
16th Bn Canadian Infantry
Died on 27th September 1916 aged 17
Only son of Samuel and Ellenor Fennell
of Port Coquitlam, British Columbia

Grave: IV B 2

Major General Edward Ingouville-Williams CB DSO

Major General Edward Ingouville-Williams CB DSO
Commanding 34th Division
Died on 22nd July 1916 aged 54
Son of Gen. Sir J. Williams, K.C.B.
Husband of Florence Ingouville-Williams
of Oaklands, Stakes Hill, Cosham, Hants

Grave: III D 13

Private Henry Cox

Private Henry Cox 2606A
47th Bn Australian Infantry
Died on 12th August 1916 aged 16
Son of James and Mary Cox
of Round Mountain, via Murwillumbah
New South Wales

Grave: VII B 47

Captain David Pinkney

Captain David Pinkney 78421
Royal Artillery
662 Sqnd Royal Air Force
Died on 1st September 1944 aged 25
Son of David and Daisy Pinkney
of Sunderland, Co. Durham

Grave: II G 1

Our happy warrior


Shot at dawn

L/Corporal George Hughes

L/Corporal George Hughes 11257
7th Bn Royal Lancaster Regiment
Died on 23rd November 1916
Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Hughes
of 8 Ernest Street, Great Ancoats, Manchester

Grave: VI D 18

Shot at Dawn for desertion


Other cemeteries in the area

Recent Additions

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