MARQUISE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country France
Region Pas de Calais
Total identified casualties 107 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.80954
Longitude: 1.71007

Location Information

Marquise is a small town midway between Boulogne and Calais, about 13 kilometres north-east of Boulogne. From the church take the road to Desvres/Rinxent. At the T-Junction turn right onto the D191 and then immediately left onto the Rue du Cimitiere. The car park is 200 metres on the right hand side. The Commonwealth plot is to the right of the entrance.


History Information

The British Plot, was created to receive casualties removed from graves on the beaches of Bray Dunes. All those buried here were brought in from Bray Dunes save one from St. Georges Churchyard. There are now over 150, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, 60 are unidentified.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

BAZINGHEN CHURCHYARD

Location: France, Pas de Calais

Number of casualties: 1

WIERRE-EFFROY CHURCHYARD

Location: France, Pas de Calais

Number of casualties: 1

RETY COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Pas de Calais

Number of casualties: 2