FAUQUISSART MILITARY CEMETERY, LAVENTIE

Country France
Region Pas de Calais
Total identified casualties 86 Find these records
Casualties from First World War

Location Information

Fauquissart and Fleurbaix are hamlets of Laventie, a town near Armentieres in the Pas de Calais. Fauquissart Military Cemetery is on the north-west side of the main D171 road (Rue du Bois) halfway between Fleurbaix and Neuve Chapelle.


Visiting Information

Wheelchair access with some difficulty. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries department on telephone number 01628 634221.

History Information

Fauquissart Military Cemetery was begun in November 1914 by the 2nd Royal Berks and the 2nd Rifle Brigade, and used (mainly by the 8th Division) until June 1915. The cemetery contains 105 burials and commemorations of the First World War. 19 of the burials are unidentified but there are special memorials to three soldiers known to be buried among them.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

ROYAL IRISH RIFLES GRAVEYARD, LAVENTIE

Location: France, Pas de Calais

Number of casualties: 806

RUE-DU-BACQUEROT NO.1 MILITARY CEMETERY, LAVENTIE

Location: France, Pas de Calais

Number of casualties: 635

NEUVE-CHAPELLE FARM CEMETERY

Location: France, Pas de Calais

Number of casualties: 66