Bray-sur-Somme German Cemetery

These men were also doing their duty and I like to balance Battlefield journeys with the enemy perspective.  These cemeteries feel different to CWGC or French plots and a visit is recommended.

I found the cross of Paul Sommer on the Centenary of his death.


​Location Information

Bray-sur-Somme is a village about 8 kilometres south-east of Albert. Bray-sur-Somme German Military Cemetery is located north-west of the village centre on the D1.

Historical Information

The Bray-sur-Somme German Military Cemetery is one of the many smaller and medium size German World War I cemeteries in the Albert area. The cemetery contains 1,119 German war graves – and is located just a few kilometres south / south east of Albert. The cemetery was started during World War I but was not finalized as it looks today until the 1970’s.