Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery

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Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery

Also known as Cimetière communal de Villers-Faucon

Location
Villers-Faucon, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
Memorials 245 added (94% photographed)

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Villers-Faucon is a village about 12 kilometres north-east of Peronne. The Cemetery is situated north of the village on the road to Guyencourt-Saulcourt.

Villers-Faucon was captured by the 5th Cavalry Division on 27 March 1917, lost on 22 March 1918, and retaken by the III Corps on 7 September 1918. The Commonwealth graves in the communal cemetery are those of soldiers who died in February-August 1917, or (in the case of two who are buried in Row B) in September 1918. They were made by the cavalry, the 42nd (East Lancashire) Division, and other fighting troops.

The communal cemetery contains 227 First World War burials, five of them unidentified, and 91 German graves.

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GPS Coordinates: 49.97962, 3.09995

  • Added: 19 Nov 2004
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2098808