Fromelles, France: VC Corner Australian Cemetery

 

 Site of the first Australian attack in France - The only all-Australian cemetery in France.

 

The cemetery has no headstones, however recorded on the screen walls are the names of 1,299 Australians who died in the Battle of Fromelles in July 1916 and have no known grave. The unidentified bodies of 410 of them are buried under the lawn.

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The new diggers memorial at the site of the Battle of Fromelles, the AIF's first battle on the Western Front.

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Mark Abercromby
November 2003