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LIGNY-EN-CAMBRESIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Country:
France
Locality:
Nord
Identified Casualties:
19

Location Information

Ligny-en-Cambresis is a village about 12 kilometres south-east of Cambrai and 4 kilometres south of Fontaine-le-Pire.

From Cambrai, take the N43 main road towards Le Cateau. After 11 kilometres, at Beauvois-en-Cambresis, turn right onto the D74 road towards Fontaine-au-Pire and Ligny. After about 4 kilometres turn left onto the D15 road towards Caudry. 500 metres further on turn right into the Communal Cemetery.

Historical Information

The Communal Cemetery was used by the Germans; but the German graves have now been removed.

There are now 40, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, over half are unidentified.