HAUTE-AVESNES BRITISH CEMETERY

Country France
Region Pas de Calais
Total identified casualties 150 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.32556
Longitude: 2.63441

Location Information

Haute-Avesnes is a village 9 kilometres west of Arras on the south side of the Arras-St Pol road. The British Cemetery is north of the village on the road (C2) leading to Habarcq


Visiting Information

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

History Information

The 51st (Highland) Division started the cemetery in July 1916 and it continued to be used by field ambulances of the divisions holding this part of the line. The cemetery contains 142 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and eight German war graves. The cemetery was designed by A J S Hutton.

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