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Canonne Farm British Cemetery

65 Burials

Location Information

Sommaing sur Ecaillon is a village a little north of the Chaussee Brunehaut which runs from Cambrai to Villers Pol.
Ferme Canonne is on the north side of the Chaussee, where it crosses the road from Verchain to Haussy; and the British Cemetery is nearly 1 kilometre north-east of the farm, on the Haussy-Sommaing road.

 

 

Visiting Information

The location or design of this site makes wheelchair access impossible. For further information regarding wheelchair access, contact the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Enquiries Section, on 01628 507200).

 

 

Historical Information

The graves in Canonne Farm British Cemetery all date from the period 22 October to 7 November 1918.

The cemetery contains 65 First World War burials, one of which is unidentified.

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