Ecoust-St. Mein British Cemetery

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

Ecoust-St. Mein was captured by the 8th and 9th Devons in a blizzard on 2 April 1917, lost on 21 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.

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

 

Served with

  • United Kingdom (137)
  • Canadian (6)

Served in

  • Army (143)
Ecoust St Mein BC
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