Opening of the Cambrai Tank 1917 museum

Montigny Communal Cemetery

36 burials

Location Information:

 

Montigny (or Montigny-en-Cambresis) is a village about 4 kilometres south of the N43 main road from Cambrai to Le Cateau. Proceed along the N43 eastwards from Cambrai for 15 kilometres, then turn right through the small town of Caudry and then under the railway bridge. Turn left after a further 2 kilometres into the village of Montigny and the Communal Cemetery is on the northern outskirts.

 

 

 

Historical Information:

There are now over 39, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, 3 are unidentified. Nine fell in August, 1914 and were buried by the French; the rest fell in October, 1918, and were buried by Field Ambulances and fighting units.

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Whether they follow the Escaut, drive along country roads, discover the picturesque alleys of the old Cambrai, fortified farms, museums, learn about Matisse and Blériot, lace ang giants, tourists will understand why the inhabitants of this part of France are so happy to welcome them feel like coming back.

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