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Quarry Wood Cemetery


Sains-lès-Marquion is a village approximately 12 km north-west of Cambrai and 2 km south of the Arras to Cambrai road (D939).

The Cemetery lies at the end of an access path to the left of the D15 road heading towards Havrincourt, about 2 km from the village.

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Quarry Wood Cemetery

Historical Information

The cemetery was made by the 102nd Canadian Battalion in October 1918.

There are now over 250, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified and a special memorial is erected to one Canadian Officer believed to be buried among them.

Quarry Wood Cemetery

The cemetery covers an area of 1,249 square metres and is enclosed by a rubble wall.

Quarry Wood Cemetery

Never touch anything you might find

Canadian casualties
Lieutenant W Brown
58th Bn Canadian Infantry
Died on 28th September 1918
aged 33
Son of
William and Cornelia Brown
of Owen Sound, Ontario
husband of Agnes Brown
of 144, Balmoral Avenue,
Captain L Goodwin MC
38th Bn Canadian Infantry
Died on 27th September 1918
Lieutenant Albert Flook MM
44th Bn Canadian Infantry
Died on 27th September 1918
aged 26
He lies content
With that high hour
In which he lived and died
Grave: I B 34
Grave: I B 33
Grave: I B 32

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