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MARQUISE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Country:
France
Locality:
Pas de Calais
Identified Casualties:
107

Location Information

Marquise is a small town midway between Boulogne and Calais, about 13 kilometres north-east of Boulogne. From the church take the road to Desvres/Rinxent. At the T-Junction turn right onto the D191 and then immediately left onto the Rue du Cimitiere. The car park is 200 metres on the right hand side. The Commonwealth plot is to the right of the entrance.

Historical Information

The British Plot, was created to receive casualties removed from graves on the beaches of Bray Dunes. All those buried here were brought in from Bray Dunes save one from St. Georges Churchyard.

There are now over 150, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, 60 are unidentified.