VRELY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

Country France
Region Somme
Total identified casualties 39 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 49.80084
Longitude: 2.68762

Location Information

Vrely is a village 32 kilometres East of Amiens, immediately South of Rosieres-en-Santerre. The Communal Cemetery Extension adjoins the rear of the Communal Cemetery which is West of the village on the road to Caix.


Visiting Information

Wheelchair access with some difficulty. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries department on telephone number 01628 634221.

History Information

Vrely was captured by the 2nd Canadian Division on 9 August 1918. The communal cemetery extension was made by the Canadian Corps Burial Officer after the capture of the village. The extension contains 43 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, four of which are unidentified.

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