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PLAINE FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 32 Find these casualties
  • Region Bas-Rhin
  • Casualties from First World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 48.41178, Longitude: 7.14749

Location information

Plaine is a village in the Department of the Bas-Rhin, formerly part of Alsace (Elsass). The Cemetery is situated on the south-west side of the village. The Commonwealth war graves plot is in the South-West corner.

History information

Plaine French National Cemetery was made in 1921. There are now over 40, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, over 10 are unidentified and special memorials are erected to four soldiers known or believed to be buried among them. Other special memorials commemorate five buried at Labroque. Commonwealth graves came from; Albet (or Albe) Communal Cemetery German Extension, Liepvre Military Cemetery and from Ste. Marie-Auz-Mines German Cemetery.