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Devonshire Cemetery, Mametz
Departement de la Somme
Picardie  France

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Devonshire Cemetery is located 800 metres south of the village of Mametz, 6.5 kilometres east of Albert, on high ground some 450 metres west of the road from Albert to Peronne (D938).

Mametz was within the German lines until 1 July 1916 when it was captured by the 7th Division, and Mametz Wood, north-east of the village, was cleared on the days following 7 July. The 8th and 9th Battalions of the Devonshire Regiments, forming parts of the 7th Division, attacked on 1 July 1916 from a point on the south-west side of Albert-Maricourt road, due south of Memetz village, by a plantation called Mansel Copse. It was there, on 4 July, that they buried their dead in a section of their old front line trench. All but two of the burials belong to these battalions.

Devonshire Cemetery contains 163 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, ten of which are unidentified. The cemetery was designed by W.H. Cowlishaw.
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