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RUMINGHEM CHINESE CEMETERY

  • Country France
  • Total identified casualties 75 Find these casualties
  • Region Pas de Calais
  • Casualties from First World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.85719, Longitude: 2.14587

Location information

Ruminghem is a village between Calais and St. Omer. Ruminghem Chinese Cemetery will be found to the west of the village, and a little north of the road to Muncq-Nieurlet.

History information

The Headquarters of No. 11 Labour Group and a Chinese Hospital were stationed at Ruminghem. Ruminghem Chinese Cemetery was begun in August, 1917, and closed in July, 1919. There are now over 70, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. 39 were brought in from St. Pol-sur-Mer Chinese Cemetery. The cemetery covers an area of 340 square metres and is enclosed by a wall of rubble and flint.