Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery (Potijze Chateau)

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Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery

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Potijze Burial Ground – managed by the CWGC

Potijze village is now very quiet, but was the site of a heavily shelled dressing station.The majority of graves are known for that reason.

Historical Information

Potijze was within the Allied lines during practically the whole of the First Word War and although subject to incessant shell fire, Potijze Chateau contained an Advanced Dressing Station. Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery was used from April 1915 to October 1918.

There are now 584 Commonwealth burials of the First World War within the cemetery.

Courtesy of The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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