DOMINO BRITISH CEMETERY, EPEHY

Country France
Region Somme
Total identified casualties 46 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.02308
Longitude: 3.12635

Rebuilding of all the surrounding walls is taking place at this cemetery and will last until the end of November 2018. Please be aware that access to the site might at times be difficult.

Location Information

Epehy is a village and commune in the Department of the Somme, 26 kilometres north-north-west of St. Quentin and 20 kilometres south-south-west of Cambrai. Domino British Cemetery is 8 kilometres north of the village.


History Information

The village of Epehy was captured at the beginning of April, 1917; lost on the 22nd March, 1918; and retaken (in the Battle of Epehy) on the following 18th September by the 12th (Eastern) Division. Domino British Cemetery was made by the 33rd Division Burial Officer at the beginning of October, 1918, and named by him from the divisional sign. One grave (in Plot I, Row C,) was brought in after the Armistice. There are now over 50, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified. The cemetery covers an area of 255 square metres and is enclosed by a low rubble wall. Four hundred and fifty metres North-East of the cemetery is Vaucelette Farm, where a Memorial has been erected to commemorate the services of the 1st/4th Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

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