ARQUES CHURCHYARD

Country France
Region Pas de Calais
Total identified casualties 6 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.73572
Longitude: 2.29024

Location Information

Arques is a village and commune 31 miles (50 kilometres) east of Boulogne and 2 miles (4 kilometres) east of St. Omer, a town at the junction of the N.42. (Boulogne-Lille) and N.43 (Calais-Douai) roads. St. Omer has good road and rail communications with both ports and with Lille, Arras and other important towns in the north of France. Arques is on the Lille-St. Omer bus route. Although it has a railway station on the Lille-St. Omer line the most convenient station is St. Omer, where taxis are available. The Churchyard forms part of the Communal Cemetery and is at the junction of Rue Adrein Davies and Avenue de la Liberation.


History Information

The British graves in this churchyard are about 80 yards north-west of the north-western corner of the church. The burials are eight in number, seven soldiers from the United Kingdom of whom two are not identified and a member of the British Overseas Airways Corporation.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY

Location: France, Pas de Calais

Number of casualties: 3548

CAMPAGNE-LES-WARDRECQUES CHURCHYARD

Location: France, Pas de Calais

Number of casualties: 7

CLAIRMARAIS CHURCHYARD

Location: France, Pas de Calais

Number of casualties: 2