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COURRIERES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Country:
France
Locality:
Pas de Calais
Identified Casualties:
10

Location Information

Courrieres is a small town 12 kilometres north-east of Lens, and the Cemetery is near to the church. The Commonwealth war graves are at the bottom left-hand corner of the cemetery, near the entrance to the German Military Cemetery.

Historical Information

Courrieres Communal Cemetery was behind the German line during almost the whole of the War and was used by the enemy.

There are now 10, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site.

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