BEAUVAL COMMUNAL CEMETERY
General Directions: Beauval is a village on the main road (N25) between Amiens and Doullens, about 24 kilometres north of Amiens and 6 kilometres south of Doullens. Beauval Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the village at the end of a by-road leading off the main road - Rue de l'Eglise.
The 4th Casualty Clearing Station was at Beauval from June 1915 to
October 1916 and the 47th from October to December 1916. The great majority
of the burials were carried out from these hospitals, but a few were made as
late as March 1918. After the Armistice, graves from Lucheux Military
Cemetery were moved to Rows A and G of this cemetery.
Shot at Dawn: 5715 Private C. Depper, 1/4th Bn. Royal Berkshire Regiment, executed for desertion 13/09/1916. Row G. 1.
The mass pardon of 306 British Empire soldiers executed for certain offences during the Great War was enacted in section 359 of the Armed Forces Act 2006, which came into effect on royal assent on 8 November 2006.
Casualty Details: UK 234, Canada 5, Australia 8, New Zealand 1, Total Burials: 248
Plan of cemetery
Plan courtesy of Barry Cuttell