PETIT-VIMY BRITISH CEMETERY

Country France
Region Pas de Calais
Total identified casualties 71 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.37185
Longitude: 2.79365

Location Information

Vimy is a village some 10 kilometres north of Arras and the Petit-Vimy British Cemetery is west of the village and a little west of the main road (N25) from Lens to Arras.


Visiting Information

The location or design of this site makes wheelchair access impossible. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries department on 01628 634221.

History Information

The cemetery was made and used by units in the front line from the beginning of May to October 1917. In 1923, it was enlarged with graves found on the battlefields to the north-west. Petit-Vimy British Cemetery contains 94 First World War burials, 23 of them unidentified. The cemetery was designed by W H Cowlishaw.

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