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DEMUIN BRITISH CEMETERY

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 41 Find these casualties
  • Region Somme
  • Casualties from First World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 49.82632, Longitude: 2.53523

Location information

Demuin is a village 5 kilometres from Villers Bretonneux. From Villers-Bretonneux take the D23 in the direction of Demuin and Moreuil, heading south. Drive on until the exit of Villers, and then carry straight on to Demuin. The cemetery is on the right hand side just before entering Demuin. The register is available in the Mairie Saturday From 10.00 to 12.00

History information

Demuin was lost and recaptured on 30 March 1918, and lost again on the 31st, but on 8 August 1918, it was retaken by the 58th Canadian Battalion. The cemetery was made by the 3rd Canadian Battalion in August 1918. Demuin British Cemetery contains 43 First World War burials, two of these are unidentified.