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Foncquevillers is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France. [1]

17 relations: Arras, Battle of the Somme, Chinese Labour Corps, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Communauté de communes du Sud-Artois, Communes of France, Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department, Departments of France, Derby, East Midlands, France, Gommecourt, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France, Nottingham, Pas-de-Calais, World War I, 46th (North Midland) Division.

Arras

Arras (Atrecht) is the capital (chef-lieu/préfecture) of the Pas-de-Calais department, which forms part of the region of Hauts-de-France; prior to the reorganization of 2014 it was located in Nord-Pas-de-Calais.

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Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme (Bataille de la Somme, Schlacht an der Somme), also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British Empire and France against the German Empire.

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Chinese Labour Corps

The Chinese Labour Corps (CLC; Corps de Travailleurs Chinois) was a force of workers recruited by the British government in World War I to free troops for front line duty by performing support work and manual labour.

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is an intergovernmental organisation of six independent member states whose principal function is to mark, record and maintain the graves and places of commemoration of Commonwealth of Nations military service members who died in the two World Wars.

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Communauté de communes du Sud-Artois

The Communauté de communes du Sud-Artois is a communauté de communes, an intercommunal structure, in the Pas-de-Calais department, in the Hauts-de-France region, northern France.

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Communes of France

The commune is a level of administrative division in the French Republic.

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Communes of the Pas-de-Calais department

The following is a list of the 891 communes of the Pas-de-Calais department of France.

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Departments of France

In the administrative divisions of France, the department (département) is one of the three levels of government below the national level ("territorial collectivities"), between the administrative regions and the commune.

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Derby

Derby is a city and unitary authority area in Derbyshire, England.

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East Midlands

The East Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Gommecourt, Pas-de-Calais

Gommecourt is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

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Hauts-de-France

Hauts-de-France (translates to "Upper France" in English; Heuts-d'Franche) is a region of France created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014, from a merger of Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardy.

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Nottingham

Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, north of London, in the East Midlands.

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Pas-de-Calais

Pas-de-Calais is a department in northern France named after the French designation of the Strait of Dover, which it borders ('pas' meaning passage).

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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46th (North Midland) Division

The 46th (North Midland) Division was an infantry division of the British Army, part of the Territorial Force, that saw service in World War I. At the outbreak of the war, the 46th Division was commanded by Major-General Hon.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foncquevillers

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