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Ecoust-St. Mein British Cemetery

Location

The village of Ecoust-St. Mein is 16 kilometres south-east of Arras and the British Cemetery is a little to the right of the Croisilles road, 80 metres from the Communal Cemetery.

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Ecoust-St. Mein British Cemetery

 

Historical Information

Ecoust-St. Mein was captured by the 8th and 9th Devons in a blizzard on 2nd April 1917, lost on 21st March 1918, and retaken at the end of the following August by the 3rd Division.

The British Cemetery was then made, in continuation of a German Extension (now removed) of the communal cemetery.

Ecoust-St. Mein British Cemetery

The cemetery contains 151 burials of the First World War, eight of which are unidentified. The cemetery was designed by W H Cowlishaw.

The Military Cemetery in the background

In the background you can see the Military Cemetery

 

Other cemeteries in the area


Recent Additions

Brimont Churchyard

Braine Communal Cemetery

Soupir Churchyard

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