QUARRY WOOD CEMETERY, SAINS-LES-MARQUION
|Region||Pas de Calais|
|Total identified casualties||278 Find these records|
|Casualties from||First World War|
Sains-les-Marquion is a village approximately 12 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 2 kilometres south of the Arras to Cambrai road (D939). The Cemetery lies at the end of an access path to the left of the D15 road heading towards Havrincourt, about 2 kilometres from the village.
The cemetery was made by the 102nd Canadian Battalion in October 1918. There are now over 250, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified and a special memorial is erected to one Canadian Officer believed to be buried among them. The cemetery covers an area of 1,249 square metres and is enclosed by a rubble wall.