SOISSONS COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country France
Region Aisne
Total identified casualties 1 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 49.38135
Longitude: 3.31103

Location Information

Soissons is a town 36 kilometres south of Laon. The Communal Cemetery is is in the Faubourg-St.Christophe, on the left hand side of the road RN31, direction Compiegne, just before the roundabout Paris/Reims. There is only 1 First World War Commonwealth burial in the cemetery, which is located near the right hand side wall towards the centre of the cemetery (beside the 1914-1918 Memorial).


History Information

Soissons was under shell fire during almost the whole of the War, and was in German hands in September, 1914, and from the end of May to the beginning of August, 1918. It was later "adopted" by the City of Chester.

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