LIGNY-EN-CAMBRESIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country France
Region Nord
Total identified casualties 19 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.09937
Longitude: 3.37252

Location Information

Ligny-en-Cambresis is a village about 12 kilometres south-east of Cambrai and 4 kilometres south of Fontaine-le-Pire. From Cambrai, take the N43 main road towards Le Cateau. After 11 kilometres, at Beauvois-en-Cambresis, turn right onto the D74 road towards Fontaine-au-Pire and Ligny. After about 4 kilometres turn left onto the D15 road towards Caudry. 500 metres further on turn right into the Communal Cemetery.


History Information

The Communal Cemetery was used by the Germans; but the German graves have now been removed. There are now 40, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, over half are unidentified.

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