Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
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Location
Region : Pas De Calais, Pas-de-Calais, France
Latitude : 50.328194
Lontitude : 2.890348
CWGC Link : CWGC
Gavrelle is a village and commune 11 kilometres north-east of Arras, on the N.50 road to Douai. The communal cemetery is south-east of the village on the road to Plouvain. There are seven British graves; they are in two plots which lie on each side of the main path from the entrance.

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Cookstown Casualties
No     Rank Name Service No Regiment / Service Date Of Death Grave Ref
1 Portrait Portrait Fusilier Conlon, Joseph 6976397 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 08/06/1940 Panel 37 Col 2
Cemetery History
Gavrelle was captured by the Royal Naval Division on 23 April 1917, lost on 28 March 1918, and reoccupied by the 51st (Highland) Division on the following 27 August.
The communal cemetery is south-east of the village on the road to Plouvain. There are seven British graves; they are in two plots which lie on each side of the main path from the entrance.
The village was rebuilt with the aid of the people of Toulouse in the south of France. This explains why the village memorial is also dedicated to Ste Germaine, patron saint of Toulouse.