FOREST COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country France
Region Nord
Total identified casualties 121 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.13853
Longitude: 3.57626

Location Information

Forest (Nord) is a small village on the road (D932) from Le Cateau to Bavay about 3 kilometres from Montay halte. The Communal Cemetery is on the small road to Fontaine-au-Bois and Landrecies, almost on the outskirts of the east side of the village.


Visiting Information

Wheelchair access is possible via the main entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries dept. on 01628 634221.

History Information

There are now over 100, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified. All fell in October and November 1918, in the clearing of Forest and the surrounding country. They were buried by the 17th, 33rd and 38th (Welsh) Divisions. Thirteen German graves of October and November 1918, were later removed from the cemetery.

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