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Foreste Communal Cemetery

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 95 Find these casualties
  • Region Aisne
  • Identified casualties from First World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 49.80523, Longitude: 3.0989

Location information

Foreste is a village in the Department of the Aisne, situated approximately 14 kilometres west of St. Quentin and approximately 9 kilometres north of Ham. Foreste Communal Cemetery is situated to the south of the village on the D34.

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History information

Foreste Communal Cemetery was used by the 92nd Field Ambulance in April 1917 and later by the 61st (South Midland) Division. The village fell into German hands in the summer of 1918.

The cemetery contains 117 Commonwealth burials and commemorations of the First World War. 22 of the burials are unidentified and special memorials are erected to 23 casualties buried by the Germans whose grave cannot be traced.