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GUISE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Country:
France
Locality:
Aisne
Identified Casualties:
12
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
3.633
Latitude:
49.8988

Location Information

Guise is a small town in the Department of the Aisne, 27 kilometres north-east of St Quentin. The War Graves are in the north-eastern part of the Communal Cemetery.

Historical Information

Guise has given its name to the battle of the 29th-30th August 1914, between the French Fifth Army and Germans. It was retaken by the French troops on the 4th November 1918.

There are now 12, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated here, in the North-East of the cemetery. Of these, eleven were executed by the enemy, at the Chateau, in February 1915.