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Templeux-le-Guerard British Cemetery


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Templeux-le-Guerard British Cemetery, Somme, France. The village was taken early in April 1917, lost in March 1918, and retaken the following September. Templeux-Le-Guerard British Cemetery was begun by the 59th Division in April 1917, and carried on by other units until August 1917, and again in September and October 1918. It was increased after the Armistice by the concentration of graves from the battlefields surrounding the village. There are now over 750 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, nearly a quarter are unidentified.

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


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Information and cemetery plan sourced from Commonwealth War Graves Commission www.cwgc.org. Image 1 kindly provided by Pieter van Elteren from his traces of a war website http://www.peterswar.net. Image 2 kindly provided by Richard Evans - see his website Nelson, Glamorgan and the Great War http://www.nelson-ww1-memorial.org.uk. Image 3 kindly provided by Pierre Vandervelden from his website www.inmemories.com.