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ST. AMAND BRITISH CEMETERY

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Country:
France
Locality:
Pas de Calais
Identified Casualties:
221

Location Information

St. Amand is a village in the southern part of the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 17 kilometres east of Doullens. The British Cemetery is on the northern side of the village.

Visiting Information

Wheelchair access to the cemetery is possible, but may be by an alternative entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on 01628 507200.

Historical Information

The British Cemetery was begun in April, 1916, and used by fighting units and Field Ambulances until August, 1918 (though in 1917 it was practically closed), particularly by the 37th and the 56th (London) Divisions.

There are now over 200, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified.

The cemetery covers an area of 1,232 square metres and is enclosed by a low red brick wall.