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Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension




Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France. Busigny was captured by the 30th American Division and British cavalry on 9 October 1918 and in the course of the next two months the 48th, 37th and 12th Casualty Clearing Stations came successively to the village. The majority of the burials were made from these three hospitals. The cemetery extension was begun in October 1918, and used until February 1919. After the Armistice it was enlarged when graves were brought in from a wide area between Cambrai and Guise. Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension contains 670 First World War burials, 64 of them unidentified.

One man of the North Irish Horse, Private J. Scott, is buried here. The location of his grave is shown on the CWGC cemetery plan below.

Image kindly provided by Pierre Vandervelden from his website www.inmemories.com. Information and cemetery plan sourced from Commonwealth War Graves Commission www.cwgc.org.