BLANGY-TRONVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
- Country France
- Total identified casualties 42 Find these casualties
- Region Somme
- Casualties from First World War
- GPS Coordinates Latitude: 49.87518, Longitude: 2.41961
Blangy-Tronville is a village in the Department of the Somme, on the left bank of the River Somme, 10 kilometres east of Amiens. From Amiens train station turn left onto the Rue Jules Barni in the direction of Longeau, then take the D1029 in the direction of St Quentin. Approximately 4 kilometres from Longeau train station, on the D1029, turn left in the direction of Blangy-Tronville. Cross over the railway once and then turn left and cross over again. The cemetery lies on the right hand side of the road and the CWGC Plots will be found to the left and rear of the cemetery. The register is available in the Mairie on Monday ; Tuesday ; Thursday and Friday from 17.00 to 18.30
The communal cemetery was used, and extended, by Commonwealth and French troops in 1918, but the two extensions on the north side have since been removed. The communal cemetery now contains 42 Commonwealth burials and commemorations of the First World War. One grave, destroyed by shell fire, is now represented by a special memorial.