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SEDAN-TORCY FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Country:
France
Locality:
Ardennes
Identified Casualties:
40
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
4.9273
Latitude:
49.70367

Location Information

Sedan is a town on the River Meuse in the Department of the Ardennes, close to the Forest of the Ardennes, and some 24 kilometres south-east of Charleville-Mezieres. Sedan-Torcy French National Cemetery adjoins the cemetery at Torcy on the west side of the town. The cemetery is situated on the Chemin de Glaire. The Commonwealth graves are in Plot XX.

Historical Information

Sedan-Torcy French National Cemetery was made in 1923.

The cemetery contains 45 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, nine of which are unidentified. The graves came from the German Cemeteries of CARIGNAN; LA CACHETTE, NOUZON; LIART; MAUBERT-FONTAINE; and WALCOURT (NAMUR). Special memorials commemorate 14 casualties buried in GIVET GERMAN CEMETERY and MAUBERT-FONTAINE GERMAN CEMETERY whose graves could not be found. Also buried in the cemetery are six Commonwealth airmen of the Second World War, five of whom are unidentified.