LE VERGUIER CHURCHYARD

Country France
Region Aisne
Total identified casualties 3 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 49.9254
Longitude: 3.16807

Location Information

Le Verguier is a commune 16 kilometres north-west of St Quentin. The Churchyard is beside the church, and the 3 Commonwealth burials are located near the left hand wall through the entrance.


History Information

Le Verguier is remembered for the stand made by the 17th Brigade (24th Division) against great odds on 21 and 22 March 1918, in commemoration of which the 24th Division gave a belfry, with a peal of bells, to the new church. The churchyard contains the graves of three Commonwealth servicemen who died in September 1918, at or after the recapture of Le Verguier.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

JEANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Location: France, Aisne

Number of casualties: 660

VADENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, MAISSEMY

Location: France, Aisne

Number of casualties: 760

VENDELLES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Aisne

Number of casualties: 6