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Unicorn Cemetery
Vendhuile
Departement de l'Aisne
Picardie  France

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The name Unicorn Cemetery is taken from the divisional emblem of the 50th (Northumbrian) Division, who began this cemetery after Vend'huile was taken from the Germans at the end of September 1918 by the American 27th and 30th Division and mopped-up by the British 12th and 18th Divisions. Those original burials, mostly men of the 18th Division, form Plot I, Row A. The rest of the cemetery was formed after the Armistice when graves were brought in from isolated sites and small cemeteries of 1917 and 1918 in the surrounding battlefields. The cemetery now contains 1008 burials and commemorations of the First World War. 409 of the burials are unidentified but there are special memorials to ten casualties known or believed to be buried among them. There are also special memorials to eight casualties buried in the former Lempire British Cemetery whose graves could not be found on concentration. The cemetery was designed by Charles Holden.
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