HERVIN FARM BRITISH CEMETERY, ST. LAURENT-BLANGY

Country France
Region Pas de Calais
Total identified casualties 48 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.30358
Longitude: 2.82476

Location Information

St.Laurent-Blangy lies about 3 kilometres north-east of Arras. Hervin Farm British Cemetery lies about one kilometre east of St. Laurent-Blangy, to the south of the road from St. Laurent-Blangy to Fampoux.


Visiting Information

The location or design of this site make wheelchair access impossible. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries department on 01628 634221.

History Information

Until 9 April 1917, the Allied front line ran practically through the village of St. Laurent-Blangy. Hervin Farm was taken by the 9th (Scottish) Division on 9 April 1917 and the cemetery was made by fighting units and field ambulances in that month; three graves were added subsequently. The cemetery now contains 51 burials of the First World War, three of them unidentified. The cemetery was designed by N A Rew.

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