Pont-de-Metz Churchyard

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Pont-de-Metz, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France Add to Map
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Pont-de-Metz is a village about 3 kilometres south-west of Amiens on the road to Proix. The British graves in Pont-De-Metz Churchyard are situated in the northern corner.

Pont-de-Metz Churchyard contains 33 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War (13 of them unidentified), all soldiers who died in May 1940, when the Germans broke through to Ameins, in one of the many small delaying actions which helped to gain the time required for the withdrawal of British Expeditionary Force to the Channel ports. There is also one First World War burial in the cemetery.

  • Added: 18 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2389437