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Niagara Cemetery

Over 200 burials

Location Information:

 

Iwuy is a village approximately 8 kilometres north-east of Cambrai and Niagara Cemetery is 1 kilometre south-east of the village on road 118 to Rieux-en-Cambrésis.

 

Visiting Information:

Wheelchair access to this cemetery is possible, but may be by an alternative entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Enquiries Section, on 01628 507200.

 

Historical Information:

Iwuy was occupied by British troops in the middle of October 1918, and Niagara Cemetery was made at this time.

There are now over 200, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified.

The Cemetery covers an area of 506 square metres and is enclosed by rubble walls on the North-West and North-East sides.

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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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