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WAVANS BRITISH CEMETERY

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 44 Find these casualties
  • Region Pas de Calais
  • Casualties from First World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.22574, Longitude: 2.15616

Location information

Wavans is a village 14 kilometres north-west of Doullens and 32 kilometres north-east of Abbeville. The Cemetery is north-west of the village on the road running north from the Auxi-le-Chateau road (D938) to the Bois d'Auxi.

Visiting information

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

The register is available in the Mairie from Monday from 11.00 à 12.00

Tuesday from 17.00 to 18.30

Thursday From 11.00 to 12.00

History information

Wavans British Cemetery was made by the 21st Casualty Clearing Station in May-September 1918. The cemetery contains 43 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and one German war grave. Among those buried in the cemetery is the flying ace Major J T B McCudden, VC, DSO and Bar, MC and Bar, MM, who died of wounds in July 1918.