Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt
|Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery and Memorial|
|Commonwealth War Graves Commission|
|Used for those deceased 1915-1918|
near Vis-en-Artois, France
|Designed by||J R Truelove|
|Burials by nation|
|Burials by war|
World War I: 2369
The Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) burial ground for the dead of World War I located between the communes of Vis-en-Artois and Haucourt in the département of Pas-de-Calais, France.
The area was captured by the Canadian Corps in late August 1918 and the cemetery was opened soon after and was inuse until after the armistice with reburials from the battlefield.
Located in the cemetery is the Vis-en-Artois Memorial which lists the names of 9813 men (9806 British and 16 South African) who fell from 8 August 1918 to the Armistice and who have no known grave. The memorial has a screen walls in three parts on which is carved the names of the missing listed by regiment. The memorial was designed by British sculptor Ernest Gillick.
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