RIBECOURT RAILWAY CEMETERY

Country France
Region Nord
Total identified casualties 52 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.1123
Longitude: 3.13456

Location Information

Ribecourt is a village about 10 kilometres south-west of Cambrai. Ribecourt Railway Cemetery can be found about 50 metres just off the D.29 between Ribecourt and Marcoing on the east side of the village.


Visiting Information

Wheelchair access with some difficulty. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries department on telephone number 01628 634221. The register is available in the Mairie from Monday to Friday from 11.30 to 12.30

History Information

Ribecourt village was captured by the 9th Norfolks (6th Division) on the morning of 20 November 1917. It was lost in March 1918, but recaptured by the 3rd Division on 27 September 1918. The Railway Cemetery was made by the 3rd Division in October 1918. The cemetery contains 53 First World War burials, one of which is unidentified. The cemetery was designed by N A Rew.

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