Artillery Wood was captured by the Guards Division during 3rd Ypres. At the end of the war, there were 141 graves in the cemetery. The number of burials now are as follows:
1255 United Kingdom
2 New Zealand
1 South African
506 Unidentified. 12 special memorials commemorate men known or believed to be buried in the cemetery.
Pte E H Evans, otherwise known by his bardic name – Hedd Wyn – is buried in this cemetery.