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QUARRY WOOD CEMETERY, SAINS-LES-MARQUION

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 278 Find these casualties
  • Region Pas de Calais
  • Casualties from First World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.17737, Longitude: 3.07932

Location information

Sains-les-Marquion is a village approximately 12 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 2 kilometres south of the Arras to Cambrai road (D939). The Cemetery lies at the end of an access path to the left of the D15 road heading towards Havrincourt, about 2 kilometres from the village.

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History information

The cemetery was made by the 102nd Canadian Battalion in October 1918. There are now over 250, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified and a special memorial is erected to one Canadian Officer believed to be buried among them. The cemetery covers an area of 1,249 square metres and is enclosed by a rubble wall.