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CHARMES MILITARY CEMETERY, ESSEGNEY

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Country:
France
Locality:
Vosges
Identified Casualties:
212
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
6.32385
Latitude:
48.38272

Location Information

Charmes is a small town 25 kilometres north-west of Epinal and 44 kilometres south of Nancy. It is best reached from the junction off the motorway N.57 - E.23. The CWGC cemetery is located on the east side of the town of Charmes, on road D9 going to Damas-aux-Bois.


Historical Information

Charmes Military Cemetery was used by the 8th Canadian and 42nd Stationary Hospitals and enlarged after the Armistice when graves were brought in from BAZOILLES-SUR-MEUSE French Military Cemetery, BOSSERVILLE and CHARMES Communal Cemetery Extensions, GERARDMER Communal and French Military Cemeteries, ROUCEUX French Military Cemetery, SAVIGNY Churchyard and TOUL American Cemetery.

The cemetery now contains 202 burials and commemorations of the First World War. Three of the burials are unidentified and there is a special memorial to one casualty buried in NEUFCHATEAU Communal Cemetery whose grave could not be found. The cemetery also contains 13 Second World War burials and three war graves of other nationalities.