BOIS-GRENIER COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country France
Region Nord
Total identified casualties 113 Find these records
Casualties from First World War

Location Information

Bois-Grenier is a village in the department of the Nord, 3.5 kilometres south of Armentieres. The Communal Cemetery is at the southern end of the village. From the church take the D22 towards Fromelles/La Bassee.


Visiting Information

The register is available in the Mairie from Monday Tuesday Wesdnesday from 8.00 to 12.00 and from 13.30 to 17.30 Thursday Friday from 8.00 to 12.00 and from 13.30 to 17.00

History Information

Bois-Grenier remained in British hands, though close to the front line, from October 1914 to April 1918, and the earliest British burials were made in the Communal Cemetery. There are now 121 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war commemorated in this site. Of these, 8 are unidentified; three in Row K, were brought in after the Armistice, from the North side of the village. There are also 4 unidentified French burials here. The British plots cover an area of 431 square metres.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

BREWERY ORCHARD CEMETERY, BOIS-GRENIER

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 348

WHITE CITY CEMETERY, BOIS-GRENIER

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 95

Y FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BOIS-GRENIER

Location: France, Nord

Number of casualties: 837