CAPELLE-BEAUDIGNIES ROAD CEMETERY

Country France
Region Nord
Total identified casualties 53 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.23594
Longitude: 3.56659

Location Information

Capelle (or Capelle-sur-Ecaillon) is a small village in the Department of the Nord, 13 kilometres south of Valenciennes. Capelle-Beaudignies Road Cemetery is 1.5 kilometres east of the village, on the south side of the road to Beaudignies (D109).


Visiting Information

Wheelchair access with some difficulty. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries department on telephone number 01628 634221. The register is available in the Mairie on Monday and Wednesday from 16.00 to 18.00 and Friday from 15.00 to 17.00

History Information

Capelle-Beaudignies Road Cemetery was made by the 3rd Division in October-November, 1918, after the capture of the place. There are now over 50, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified. Eleven German graves of the 31st October, 1918, have been removed. The cemetery covers an area of 333 square metres and is enclosed by a low brick wall.

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