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PLAINE FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
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Country:
France
Locality:
Bas-Rhin
Identified Casualties:
32
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
7.14749
Latitude:
48.41178

Location Information

Plaine is a village in the Department of the Bas-Rhin, formerly part of Alsace (Elsass). The Cemetery is situated on the south-west side of the village. The Commonwealth war graves plot is in the South-West corner.

Historical Information

Plaine French National Cemetery was made in 1921.

There are now over 40, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, over 10 are unidentified and special memorials are erected to four soldiers known or believed to be buried among them. Other special memorials commemorate five buried at Labroque.

Commonwealth graves came from; Albet (or Albe) Communal Cemetery German Extension, Liepvre Military Cemetery and from Ste. Marie-Auz-Mines German Cemetery.