SUMMIT TRENCH CEMETERY, CROISILLES

Country France
Region Pas de Calais
Total identified casualties 69 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.21291
Longitude: 2.86315

Location Information

Croisilles is a village 8 kilometres south-east of Arras (D5). Summit Trench Cemetery lies down a 1 kilometre track 100 metres west of the village.


History Information

"Summit Trench" was part of the Hindenburg Line, on a low hill between Croisilles and Henin. This battle cemetery is 90 metres west of the site of the trench and was made at the end of August 1918 by the 56th (London) Division. Summit Trench Cemetery contains 74 First World War burials, five of them unidentified. The cemetery was designed by N A Rew.

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