ASCQ COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country France
Region Nord
Total identified casualties 58 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.61896
Longitude: 3.16602

Location Information

Ascq is a town 7 kilometres south-east of Lille on the road to Tournai. From the church in Ascq, head north-east towards Annappes. Take the first right, opposite the Marie, and then first left onto Rue de l'Abbe Lemire. The communal cemetery is 200 metres along on the left hand side of the road. The main Commonwealth War Graves plot is on the left near the entrance, and the second plot is 50 metres further along on the right.


Visiting Information

Wheelchair access possible via main entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries dept. on 01628 634221.

History Information

The 229th Field Ambulance, the 13th and 63rd Casualty Clearing Stations and the 39th Stationary Hospital were posted in the village for periods of a few months at the end of 1918 and in 1919. There are now over 50, 1914-18 and a small number of 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. The British plot covers an area of 249 square metres and is enclosed by a low stone curb.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

ANNAPPES CHURCHYARD

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 3

ANSTAING COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 1

FOREST-SUR-MARQUE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 23