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RIBEMONT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, AISNE

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Country:
France
Locality:
Aisne
Identified Casualties:
29
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
3.46824
Latitude:
49.79663

Location Information

Ribemont in the Department of the Aisne (there is also a Ribemont in the Department of the Somme), is a village 14 kilometres South-East of St. Quentin, adjacent to the Canal de Sambre.

Historical Information

The Communal Cemetery was extended by the Germans, but the German graves, 320 in number, have been removed.

There are now over 30, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site, beyond the French Military plot, on the North-East side of the cemetery. Of these, a small number are unidentified and a special memorial is erected to a soldier believed to be buried among them. Other special memorials record the names of three United Kingdom soldiers, buried in Monceau-le-Neuf Communal Cemetery German Extension, whose graves could not be found.