SANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY

Country France
Region Nord
Total identified casualties 217 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.22127
Longitude: 3.18624

Location Information

Sancourt is a village in the Department of the Nord, 5 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 1 kilometre east of the main Cambrai to Douai road (N43). Sancourt British Cemetery is signposted from the village and can be found about 600 metres along the Rue Maurice Camier.


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

Sancourt village was captured by the Canadian Corps on the 29th September 1918. The British Cemetery was made in October 1918. There are now over 200, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, 20 are unidentified. The cemetery covers an area of 634 square metres and is enclosed by a rubble wall.

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