ST. GERMAIN-AU-MONT-D'OR COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Country France
Region Rhone
Total identified casualties 116 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 45.87958
Longitude: 4.80887

Location Information

St Germain-au-Mont-d'Or is a village 14.5 kilometres north of Lyon. The Cemetery is situated to the east of the village on the Rue du Souvenir, on a hill overlooking the River Saone. The Extension is situated on the west side of the Communal Cemetery.


Visiting Information

If needed, you can contact the gardener Mr Longeac : Tel: +33 (0) 6 20 96 34 57 Wheelchair access to this site is possible via the main entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on 01628 507200. The register is available in the Mairie on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9.00 to 12.00 and 15.00 to 17.45 - Wednesday from 9.00 to 12.00 and Saturday from 9.00 to 11.30

History Information

The cemetery was begun in October 1917, and used by a Rest Camp and a small British Hospital until November 1919. There are now over 100, 1914-18 and over 10, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. The cemetery covers an area of 1,169 square metres and is enclosed by a stone rubble wall.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

ST. GERMAIN-AU-MONT-D'OR COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Rhone

Number of casualties: 5

LYON (LA DOUA) FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Rhone

Number of casualties: 39

LYON (LA GUILLOTIERE) OLD COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Rhone

Number of casualties: 1