Brebieres British Cemetery
- Country France
- Total identified casualties 87 Find these casualties
- Region Pas de Calais
- Identified casualties from First World War
- GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.34843, Longitude: 3.02393
The village of Brebieres is about 5 kilometres south-west of Douai and the Cemetery is about a kilometre north of the village, on the N50 towards Arras.
Wheelchair access with some difficulty. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries department on telephone number 01628 634221.
Brebieres was occupied by British troops in October, 1918, and from the 28th October to the 1st November the 23rd Casualty Clearing Station was in the village. The British Cemetery was made in October and November, 1918, and further graves were added later from the following cemeteries:- AVELIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY, which contained five British burials. BEUVRY-NORD COMMUNAL CEMETERY, which contained two British burials of October, 1918. BOURGHELLES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, which contained three British burials of October, 1918. COUTICHES CHURCHYARD, which contained two British burials. HELLEMMES-LILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, which contained two British burials. LAUWIN-PLANQUE GERMAN CEMETERY (opposite Planque Church), which contained three British burials. MARCHIENNES NEW COMMUNAL CEMETERY, which contained six British burials. NOMAIN CHURCHYARD, which contained one British burial of November, 1918. RACHES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, which contained four British burials (three went to Terlincthun British Cemetery). TEMPLEUVE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, which contained four British burials. There are now nearly 80, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified. The cemetery covers an area of 355 square metres and is enclosed by a low brick wall.