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Vendegies-Au-Bois British Cemetery

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 43 Find these casualties
  • Region Nord
  • Identified casualties from First World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.17956, Longitude: 3.58366

Location information

Vendegies-au-Bois is a small village in the Nord region of France. It is situated east of Cambrai, just off the D932 road between Bavay and Le Cateau. From the D932, take the D86 at Croix-Caluyau, due north. This road will lead you into the village. Once you have entered the village, continue to follow the D86 (Rue du Cateau) until you get to a right hand turn signposted Poix du Nord. Vendegies-au-Bois British Cemetery is 200 metres along this road (the Place la Bascule) on the right hand side.

Visiting information

The location or design of this site makes wheelchair access very difficult. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on or 01628 507200.

The register is available in the Mairie on Monday ; Tuesday ; Thursday and Friday from 14.00 to 16.30

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History information

Vendegies-au-Bois was captured by British troops on the 23rd October 1918. The Cemetery was made by the 21st Division.

There are now over 40, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site (mainly of the 1st Lincolns and the 6th Leicesters, dating from October and November 1918). The Cemetery covers an area of 256 square metres and is enclosed by a brick wall.