Cantaing British Cemetery

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

Cantaing was captured on the 21st November, 1917, by the 51st (Highland) and 6th Divisions, with Cavalry and Tanks. It was held against attack on the 1st December, but given up a few days later. It was recaptured at the end of September, 1918, and the British Cemetery was made by the 52nd Division Burial Officer immediately after.


There are now nearly 70, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, a small number are unidentified. The cemetery covers an area of 55 square metres and is enclosed by a rubble wall on three sides.


Served with

  • United Kingdom (63)

Served in

  • Army (58)
  • Navy (5)
Cantaing BC
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