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 St Souplet British Cemetery, St Souplet, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France


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Latitude: 50.052760459864096, Longitude: 3.523392677307129

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St. Souplet village was captured by the American 30th Division on the 10th October 1918. The American troops made a cemetery of 371 American and seven British graves on the South-West side of the village, on the road to Vaux-Andigny. A smaller British cemetery was made alongside. The American graves were removed after the Armistice and the seven British graves were moved into the British cemetery. Further British graves were brought in from the surrounding battlefields and smaller burial grounds.

There are now nearly 750, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, one-fifth are unidentified and special memorials are erected to 55 soldiers from the United Kingdom, buried in other cemeteries, whose graves could not be found. The cemetery covers an area of 2,504 square metres and is enclosed by a stone rubble wall.


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CWGC Commemoration: PRESTON, Harry Alfred William Thomas George Hawes (1918)
CWGC Commemoration: PRESTON, Harry Alfred William Thomas George Hawes (1918)
 


All Burials

 #   Last Name, Given Name(s)   Buried   Person ID   Tree 
1. Preston, Harry Alfred William Thomas George Hawes   d. 14 Oct 1918 St Souplet British Cemetery, St Souplet, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location I22314 Mitchell Families