VILLERS-POL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Country France
Region Nord
Total identified casualties 152 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.288
Longitude: 3.61393

Location Information

Villers-Pol is a village and commune in the Department of the Nord, between Valenciennes and Le Quesnoy. The Communal Cemetery Extension is signposted on the north side of the Communal Cemetery, but 50 metres away from the road D73.


Visiting Information

Wheelchair access to this cemetery is possible with some difficulty. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on 01628 507200.

History Information

The Communal Cemetery Extension was made in November 1918, by the 24th, Guards and 2nd Divisions; and one grave was brought in after the Armistice from a field between Sepmeries and Villers-Pol. There are now 119, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, 2 are unidentified. There are 74 German burials here, 39 being unidentified. The Extension covers an area of 1,183 square metres and is enclosed by a brick curb.

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