VENDEGIES-AU-BOIS BRITISH CEMETERY

Country France
Region Nord
Total identified casualties 43 Find these records
Casualties from First World War

Location Information

Vendegies-au-Bois is a small village in the Nord region of France. It is situated east of Cambrai, just off the D932 road between Bavray and Le Cateau. From the D932, take the D86 at Croix-Caluyau due north. This road will lead you into the village. Once you have entered the village, take a right turn and head towards the church. Both Vendegies-au-Bois British Cemetery and the churchyard are on the right hand side.


Visiting Information

The location or design of this cemetery makes wheelchair access impossible. 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 14.00 to 16.30

History Information

Vendegies-au-Bois was captured by British troops on the 23rd October 1918. The Cemetery was made by the 21st Division. There are now over 40, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site (mainly of the 1st Lincolns and the 6th Leicesters, dating from October and November 1918). The Cemetery covers an area of 256 square metres and is enclosed by a brick wall.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

VENDEGIES-AU-BOIS CHURCHYARD

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 9

BEAURAIN BRITISH CEMETERY

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 57

POIX-DU-NORD COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 3