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A small but different Cemetery in honour of the Gordon Highlanders, all of who were killed nearby... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Howlo
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
First Day of the Somme Offensive cemetery

This small cemetery contains 99 officers and men of the 2nd Gordon Highlanders, who were killed on... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2016
FiShep
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London, United Kingdom
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Apr 28, 2018
“Very Different”
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“Down from the Devonshires.”
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D938, Mametz, France
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

In the valley adjacent the side of the road, is this well-tended cemetery full of Gordon Highlanders mown down, apparently, by a solitary German machine gun.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Gordon R S
Reviewed 28 April 2018

A small but different Cemetery in honour of the Gordon Highlanders, all of who were killed nearby. Well laid out and very worthy of their bravery.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Howlo
Reviewed 24 August 2016

within the newfoundland memorial park, its on the path around the park. and a tribute to those who fell. and a tribute to the commonwealth war graves commission who does a fantastic job looking after all the cemeteries world wide not just on the Somme.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 9 April 2016

This small cemetery just off the D938 contains the bodies of a number of soldiers from the Gordon Highlanders who were killed in action on 1 July 1916 and were buried near where they fell in a battlefield trench. As the exact location of the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Ken S
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This small cemetery contains 99 officers and men of the 2nd Gordon Highlanders, who were killed on 1 July 1916. They were buried together in their support trench. There are so many cemeteries in the area, but this one is intimate. A must for those...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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