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VILLENEUVE-ST. GEORGES OLD COMMUNAL CEMETERY

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 64 Find these casualties
  • Region Val de Marne
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 48.72598, Longitude: 2.45068

Location information

Villeneuve-St Georges is a town 18 kilometres south-east of the centre of Paris and on the Paris-Melun road. The old and new communal cemeteries are about 800 metres south-east of the town, on a by-road leading to the neighbouring village of Crosne. They are separated by a road, the old cemetery being west of the new one. Within the Old Communal Cemetery are buried 18 United Kingdom soldiers of the 1914-1918 War as well as 48 servicemen from the 1939-1945 War. In the west corner of the New Communal Cemetery are the war graves of 20 soldiers and airmen from the United Kingdom, one of whom is unidentified, and 1 South African soldier.

Visiting information

OPENING HOURS ALL DAYS OF THE WEEK :

from 1st October to 28th February 9.00 to 17h00

from 1st March to 30th September 8.00 to 18.30

Contact number of the Conservateur of the cemetery 01 43 82 71 38

History information

There are now over 10, 1914-18 and nearly 50, 1939-45 war casualties commemorated in this site. The majority from the 1914-18 War died in 1914, when the railway station was on the British lines of communication and a British ambulance was posted there.