ECOUST-ST. MEIN BRITISH CEMETERY

Country France
Region Pas de Calais
Total identified casualties 143 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.18437
Longitude: 2.90602

Location Information

The village of Ecoust-St. Mein is 16 kilometres south-east of Arras and the British Cemetery is a little to the right of the Croisilles road, 80 metres from the Communal Cemetery.


Visiting Information

The location or design of this site makes wheelchair access impossible.

History Information

Ecoust-St. Mein was captured by the 8th and 9th Devons in a blizzard on 2 April 1917, lost on 21 March 1918, and retaken at the end of the following August by the 3rd Division. The British Cemetery was then made, in continuation of a German Extension (now removed) of the communal cemetery. The cemetery contains 151 burials of the First World War, eight of which are unidentified. The cemetery was designed by W H Cowlishaw.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

ECOUST MILITARY CEMETERY, ECOUST-ST. MEIN

Location: France, Pas de Calais

Number of casualties: 228

H.A.C. CEMETERY, ECOUST-ST. MEIN

Location: France, Pas de Calais

Number of casualties: 1921

CROISILLES RAILWAY CEMETERY

Location: France, Pas de Calais

Number of casualties: 208