LE CLION-SUR-MER COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country France
Region Loire-Atlantique
Total identified casualties 44 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 47.12033
Longitude: -2.05535

Location Information

The village of Clion-sur-Mer is 44 kilometres west-south-west of Nantes and 4 kilometres east of the small town and fishing port of Pornic. The Communal Cemetery is on the western side of the village and the British graves are in the northern part of the Cemetery.


History Information

Most of those buried here lost their lives when the S.S. "Lancastria" was sunk by enemy action off St Nazaire on the 17th June, 1940. There are now over 70, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, over 25 are unidentified.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

PORNIC WAR CEMETERY

Location: France, Loire-Atlantique

Number of casualties: 400

LA BERNERIE-EN-RETZ COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Loire-Atlantique

Number of casualties: 127

STE. MARIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Loire-Atlantique

Number of casualties: 38