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ST. RIQUIER BRITISH CEMETERY

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 104 Find these casualties
  • Region Somme
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.13367, Longitude: 1.94322

Location information

The village of St. Riquier is about 9 kilometres from Abbeville along the D925 Doullens road. The Cemetery is on the western outskirts of the village on the D925.

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.

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History information

St. Riquier British Cemetery was made by the 49th and Lucknow Casualty Clearing Stations in April - October 1918. After the Armistice it was enlarged when 11 graves were brought in from a plot outside the cemetery, and 29 from FRESSENVILLE MILITARY CEMETERY, made by the Lucknow Casualty Clearing Station in 1916 - 1918.

The cemetery now contains 84 First World War burials and 20 from the Second World War, most of the latter dating from May and June 1940.