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WASSIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
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Country:
France
Locality:
Aisne
Identified Casualties:
29
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
3.60409
Latitude:
50.01739

Location Information

Wassigny is a commune 32 kilometres north-east of St Quentin and 11 kilometres south of Le Cateau, just off the D27.

The Commonwealth war burials are located on the left front and rear of the cemetery.

Historical Information

Wassigny was captured by the 1st Division on the 18th-19th October, 1918. The French and German War Graves have been removed from the Communal Cemetery.

There are now nearly 30, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Most fell in October and November, 1918, and were buried by their comrades.