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CRONENBOURG FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 29 Find these casualties
  • Region Bas-Rhin
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 48.59012, Longitude: 7.72975

Location information

Cronenbourg is a western suburb of the town of Strasbourg and is easily reached from Strasbourg station. The Cemetery is about 2 kilometres from the railway station on the Place du Souvenir français, 67200.

History information

Cronenbourg Cemetery was used during the 1914-1918 War for French and Allied burials (including eight British casualties but mostly Russian and Rumanian soldiers). Further graves were added later from the following cemeteries - CHATENOIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY (Alsace) MOLSHEIM COMMUNAL CEMETERY (Alsace) SCHERWILLER COMMUNAL CEMETERY (Alsace) VILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY (Alsace) There are now 15, 1914-18 and over 10, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. A special memorial is erected to one British soldier from the 1914-18 War, whose grave cannot be located.