LE FERMONT MILITARY CEMETERY, RIVIERE

Country France
Region Pas de Calais
Total identified casualties 80 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.24017
Longitude: 2.70459

Location Information

Riviere is a village in the Department of the Pas de Calais 10 kilometres south-west of Arras. Visitors should take the D3 to Wailly from Arras, then follow the signs for Riviere. A CWGC sign indicates the minor road which leads to the cemetery.


Visiting Information

The location or design of this site make wheelchair access impossible. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries department on 01628 634221. The register is available in the Mairie from Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday from 8.30 to 12.30 and 13.30 to 16.30 Saturday from 8.30 to 12.30

History Information

This front line cemetery was begun by the 55th (West Lancashire) Division in March 1916 and closed in March 1917, except for one burial in March 1918. Le Fermont Military Cemetery contains 80 First World War burials. The cemetery was designed by W H Cowlishaw.

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