cemetery, graveyrad, World War 1, First World War, France, Somme, Lest We Forget, history, Historic site, landscape, photography,

#PhotoFriday: The Glorious Dead at Peace.

It’s #PhotoFriday! Today’s image, “The Glorious Dead at Peace” features Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, France.

cemetery, graveyrad, World War 1, First World War, France, Somme, Lest We Forget, history, Historic site, landscape, photography,
The Glorious Dead at Peace

Caterpillar Valley Cemetery is located just west of Longueval, France. In the autumn of 1918 a small cemetery was created at this site containing 25 graves. It was not until after the Armistice in November 1918 that this cemetery was greatly enlarged to accommodate the graves of more than 5,500 officers and men who where brought from the battlefields of the Somme and from other smaller cemeteries to be interred here. The memorial and the cemetery was designed by the architect Sir Herbert Baker.

Lest we Forget

Hugh at ReClick Photo.

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