VILLERS-EN-PRAYERES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country France
Region Aisne
Total identified casualties 33 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 49.3756
Longitude: 3.67762

Location Information

Villers-en-Prayeres is a commune 30 kilometres east of Soissons, in the Department of the Aisne. Villers-en-Prayeres can be reached from the direction of Bourg-en-Comin on the D967. About 1 kilometre after leaving Bourg-en-Comin, turn left at a road junction onto the D22, following the sign for Villers-en-Prayeres. On entering the village, take the last right turn before leaving the village, next to the war memorial on Rue Des Marronniers, after which the cemetery is visible on the right side of the road. The Communal Cemetery is located on the south side of the village and stands on its own with the CWGC Plot located to the rear of the cemetery.


History Information

Two Main Dressing Stations were posted at Villers-en-Prayeres in September, 1914. There are now over 30, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

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Number of casualties: 1

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