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FILLIEVRES BRITISH CEMETERY

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 92 Find these casualties
  • Region Pas de Calais
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.31093, Longitude: 2.16593

Location information

Fillievres is a village about 44 kilometres west of Arras and 14 kilometres south-west of St Pol. The Cemetery is about 1 kilometre south of the village, on the road (D340) to Frevent.

Visiting information

Wheelchair access is possible 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 from Monday to Friday from 14.00 to 17.00

History information

The cemetery was begun in June 1918 by the 46th Casualty Clearing station, used later by 6th Stationary Hospital, and subsequently completed by the inclusion of graves from French cemeteries and German burial grounds in the area. The cemetery was used again during the Second World War. The cemeteries from which graves were brought into Fillievres British Cemetery were the following :- ACHEUX-en-VIMEU CHURCHYARD, where three British soldiers were buried in 1916. BOIRY ST. RICTRUDE CHURCHYARD, where one British officer was buried in 1916. FOSSEUX FRENCH MILITARY CEMETERY, where two British soldiers were buried in 1917 and 1918. MAIZIERES CHURCHYARD, where one British soldier was buried in 1917. TOURS-en-VIMEU CHURCHYARD, where one British soldier was buried in 1916. The cemetery now contains 81 Commonwealth burials of the First World War (eight of them unidentified) and 19 Second World War burials.