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Cinq Rues British Cemetery, Hazebrouck

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 227 Find these casualties
  • Region Nord
  • Identified casualties from First World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.72916, Longitude: 2.50197

Location information

Hazebrouck is a town and commune 22 kilometres east of St. Omer. Cinq Rues British Cemetery lies 3 kilometres west of the town. From Hazebrouck follow the N42 in the direction of St. Omer. The cemetery lies directly on the right hand side of this road approximately 3 kilometres out of Hazebrouck.

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History information

The cemetery was used chiefly by the field ambulances and fighting units of the 29th Division from April to August 1918 for the burial of Commonwealth casualties sustained during the German offensive. There are now 226 First World War burials in the cemetery. The cemetery was designed by N A Rew.