ECOUST-ST. MEIN BRITISH CEMETERY
|Region||Pas de Calais|
|Total identified casualties||143 Find these records|
|Casualties from||First World War|
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.
The location or design of this site makes wheelchair access impossible.
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.