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FRESNOY-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

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Country:
France
Locality:
Aisne
Identified Casualties:
64
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
3.42044
Latitude:
49.94995

Location Information

Fresnoy-le-Grand is a small town in the Department of the Aisne, 14 kilometres north-east of St Quentin on the D8 and 6 kilometres south west of Bohain, also on the D8.

The Cemetery is signposted from the town's main road junction where the D70, D8 and ED311 meet. From this point the Cemetery is 200 metres to the left, further along the D311 direction Boukincamp. The British Cemetery lies at the back of the Communal Cemetery within a walled area.

Visiting Information

The location or design of this site make wheelchair access impossible.

For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries department on 01628 634221.

Historical Information

Fresnoy-Le-Grand was evacuated by the enemy on the 9th October 1918, and occupied by the 46th (North Midland) and 6th Divisions. The Extension was made and used by the 46th Division in October 1918.

There are now over 60, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site.

The Extension covers an area of 240 square metres.