LANDRECIES BRITISH CEMETERY
|Total identified casualties||151 Find these records|
|Casualties from||First World War|
Landrecies is a small town in the Department of the Nord approximately 40 kilometres south-south-east of Valenciennes. The British Cemetery is west of the town on the road to Pommereuil and Le Cateau, the Route d'Happegardes (D959).
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Landrecies was the scene of rear-guard fighting on 25 August 1914, after the Battle of Mons, and from that date it remained in German hands until it was captured by the 25th Division on 4 November 1918. Landrecies British Cemetery was made by the 25th Division in November 1918 and all burials date from the period October 1918 to January 1919. Landrecies British Cemetery contains 165 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, 14 of which are unidentified.