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NEUVILLE-VITASSE ROAD CEMETERY

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Country:
France
Locality:
Pas de Calais
Identified Casualties:
75

Location Information

Neuville-Vitasse is a village 6 kilometres south-east of Arras on the D5 road towards Croisilles.
The Cemetery lies 1 kilometre south-east of the village (east of the D5 road) and is reached by a track.

Visiting Information

Wheelchair access to this cemetery with some difficulty. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on 01628 507200.

Historical Information

The village of Neuville-Vitasse was captured by the 56th (London) Division on 9 April 1917, almost entirely lost at the end of March 1918, and cleared at the end of the following August.

The cemetery was made by units of the 33rd Division after the first capture of the village, and two other burials were added in June 1917.

Neuville-Vitasse Road Cemetery now contains 86 First World War burials, 11 of them unidentified.

The cemetery was designed by G H Goldsmith.