A view of the Vignacourt cemetery. The 20th and 61st Casualty Clearing Stations were in ...

Accession Number P10550.082
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original postcard negative
Maker Thuillier, Louis
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt
Date made c 1919
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright

Description

A view of the Vignacourt cemetery. The 20th and 61st Casualty Clearing Stations were in Vignacourt when the German advance began in March 1918. The cemetery was opened in April and closed in August, after 584 soldiers had been buried there.

From the Thuillier collection of glass plate negatives. Taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier in Vignacourt, France during the period 1916 to 1918.

Related information