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Cemetery Details

Location Boves, Somme, France
Co‑ordinates N49.84543, E2.37994

Boves has two communal cemeteries, on either side of the river. The 49th Casualty Clearing Station was at Boves from 23 April to the end of August 1918 and the 1st Canadian and 4th Canadian during August 1918. The burials in the two communal cemeteries and the extension to the West cemetery are mainly those of soldiers who died in the three hospitals.

BOVES WEST COMMUNAL CEMETERY contains 51 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 12 French graves.

BOVES WEST COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION contains 91 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and the grave of one unidentified airman of the Second World War.

BOVES EAST COMMUNAL CEMETERY contains 15 Commonwealth burials of the First World War.



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WOODBURY, Sidney Joseph

Service number 285
5th Machine Gun Company
Born 31 Mar 1887

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