RAMILLIES BRITISH CEMETERY

Country France
Region Nord
Total identified casualties 175 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.20213
Longitude: 3.25922

Location Information

Ramillies is a village approximately 3 kilometres north-east of Cambrai. The Cemetery is signposted from the centre of the village and is situated just outside Ramillies on Rue d'erre.


Visiting Information

Wheelchair access is possible with some difficulty. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries department on telephone number 01628 634221.

History Information

The village of Ramillies was captured by the Canadian Corps on the night of 8-9 October 1918. The original cemetery contained 93 graves dating from 30 September to 17 October but after the Armistice, further graves were brought into the cemetery from the following:- ESCAUDOEUVRES CONVENT CEMETERY, which was South-West of the village of Escaudoeuvres, close to the road to Cambrai, in the grounds of the Convent of the Little Sisters of the Poor. It contained the graves of 80 soldiers from the United Kingdom, six from Canada, 43 German soldiers and two French civilians). MALINCOURT GERMAN CEMETERY, which contained the grave of a Chinese labourer. Ramillies British Cemetery now contains 180 First World War burials. The cemetery was designed by W C Von Berg.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

CAMBRAI EAST MILITARY CEMETERY

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 502

CAMBRAI (ROUTE DE SOLESMES) COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 72

CANADA CEMETERY, TILLOY-LEZ-CAMBRAI

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 273