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MARTEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, ATTILLY

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Country:
France
Locality:
Aisne
Identified Casualties:
67
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
3.15528
Latitude:
49.86682

Location Information

Marteville is situated 8 kilometres west of St Quentin. The British Plot is on the northern side of the Communal Cemetery.

Visiting Information

Wheelchair access with some difficulty.

For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries department on telephone number 01628 634221.

Historical Information

The village of Attilly was occupied in April 1917, and British burials were made in the Communal Cemetery by fighting units in April and May, 1917, and January, March, September and October 1918, and by the enemy in March 1918.

There are now over 70, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified and some graves in Row A, identified as a whole but not individually, are marked by headstones bearing the additional words: "Buried near this spot". One grave, destroyed by shell fire, is represented by a special memorial.

The Plot covers an area of 588 square metres.