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DOLUS D'OLERON COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Country:
France
Locality:
Charente-Maritime
Identified Casualties:
8
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-1.26458
Latitude:
45.91194

Location Information

Dolus is a village and commune on the island of Oleron, which lies off the Biscay coast near Rochefort.

Dolus is about 8 kilometres from the ferry landing stage, and the cemetery is behind the church

In the far left corner from the entrance, near the north boundary, are the graves of 11 British soldiers, three of whom are not identified.

Historical Information

There are 11 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-45 war here. Of these, 3 are unidentified.