High Wood Cemetery

Rich In History

High Wood was the scene of fierce fighting during the Battle of The Somme, eventually being takedn by the 47th (London) Division on 15 September 1916. It was lost during the German advance in April 1918, but was retaken the following August.

The original London Cemetery at High Wood was started when 47 men of the 47th Division were buried in a large shell hole on 18 to 2

GPS Co-ordinates: Latitude: 50.03875 Longitude: 2.78223

Photographs from my visit to the London Cemetery and Extension (High Wood) - 30 October 2013