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PIERREPONT FRENCH NATIONAL (MIXED) CEMETERY

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Country:
France
Locality:
Meurthe-et-Moselle
Identified Casualties:
2
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
5.70457
Latitude:
49.41441

Location Information

Pierrepont is a village in the Department of Meurthe et Moselle on the N43, 10 kilometres east-south-east of Longuyon. The cemetery is well indicated from the town. The two Commonwealth war graves are located in front of the memorial.

Historical Information

Pierrepont French National (Mixed) Cemetery was made in 1920. It contains more than 650 French and 500 Allied war graves from the First World War. Two ossuaries contain the remains of a further 2,300 unidentified French soldiers.

The two Commonwealth war graves, close to the ossuaries, came respectively from La Mouriere German Cemetery, Piennes, and Piennes Communal Cemetery German Extension.