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CHESTRES FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Country:
France
Locality:
Ardennes
Identified Casualties:
3
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
4.72626
Latitude:
49.39691

Location Information

Chestres French National Cemetery is on the south side of the village, approximately 3.5 kilometres north-east of Vouzieres.

Historical Information

Chestres French National Cemetery contains more than 1,100 French war graves and two ossuaries containing the remains of a further 1,475 unidentified French soldiers.

The cemetery contains four Commonwealth burials of the First World War, one of which was brought in from Poix-Terron Communal Cemetery in 1934, and two from Tannay Communal Cemeteryin 1935.