MARTINPUICH COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country France
Region Pas de Calais
Total identified casualties 4 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.04758
Longitude: 2.76283

Location Information

Martinpuich is a village in the Department of the Pas de Calais and is located 9 kilometres south-west of Bapaume, 1 kilometre off the D929. The cemetery will be found by following RDS for Martinpuich MC and is on the right hand side of the road on the outskirts of the village. The Commonwealth war graves are to the left hand side of the main central path. Three will be found towards the front and two to the rear of the cemetery.


History Information

Martinpuich was captured by the 15th (Scottish) Division on 15 September 1916, lost in April 1918, and retaken in August 1918. Martinpuich Communal Cemetery contains five Commonwealth burials of the First World War, one of which is unidentified. Ten burials discovered in 1931 were removed to Martinpuich British Cemetery.

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