Hancourt

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Location
49°54'14"N
003°04'23"E
Country
 France
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Description

Hancourt is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.

Geography

Hancourt is situated on the D15 and D194 crossroads, some 10 miles (16 km) northwest of Saint-Quentin.

History

Hancourt was the French village to which the 22 survivors of the 2/4th Battalion of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry retreated in spring 1918, after the Battalion was virtually wiped out in action on the Western Front.

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