Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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Bouzincourt Ridge War Cemetery

Bouzincourt village was held by the Germans for most of the war although it was the scene of a prolonged struggle from March until it was liberated in June 1918.

There are similarly names war cemeteries nearby- Bouzingcourt Communal and Bouzingcourt Communal Extension. No Essex Regiment soldiers are buried at ether cemetery.

 

Bouzincourt Cemetery

There is one Essex Regiment Soldier Buried at Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery.

Private W D Heathcote of the 9th Essex Battalion

Photographs of some of the headstones listed above are available free of charge although a small donation to Help for heroes charity would be appreciated.