Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

Remembering the men of London, the North Midlands and Monmouthshire who fought and died at Gommecourt, 1st July 1916

The Plan
The Place
The Men
The Weapons
The Bombardment
The Battle
The Aftermath
Memorials & Graves
56th Division Rolls of Honour
46th Division Rolls of Honour
2nd Guard Reserve Division Roll of Honour
Fallen at Gommecourt
Links & Sources
'Pro Patria Mori' - The Book
'A Lack of Offensive Spirit?' - The Book


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    Site last updated 5th June 2013

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