HILLSIDE CEMETERY, LE QUESNEL

Country France
Region Somme
Total identified casualties 105 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 49.79325
Longitude: 2.63992

Location Information

Hillside Cemetery is located halfway between the villages of Caix and Le Quesnel on the D41, and is accessible via a signposted road off the main road.


Visiting Information

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

History Information

Le Quesnel village, which had been for sometime in Commonwealth hands, was captured by the Germans on 27 March 1918, but was retaken on the following 9 August by the 75th Canadian Infantry Battalion. Hillside Cemetery was made by the Canadian Corps in August 1918. The cemetery contains 108 First World War burials, three of them unidentified.

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