Cimetière Militaire - Aire sur la Lys, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
N 50° 38.910 E 002° 23.774
31U E 457314 N 5610911
Quick Description: [EN] The military cemetery of Aire sur la Lys in the French department of Pas-de-Calais. [FR] Le cimetière militaire d'Aire sur la Lys dans le département français du Pas-de-Calais
Location: Hauts-de-France, France
Date Posted: 2/4/2017 9:18:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMV0V0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:

[EN] The military section is located in the cemetery of Aire sur la Lys.

The burials in this cemetery were made from medical units stationed in Aire. The cemetery contains the graves of 865 British, 15 canadian, 6 Australian, 1 New Zealand, 4 Indian, 3 British West Indian, 3 French and 7 German soldiers.

There are also 21 graves of British soldiers of the Second World.

This Cemetery was constructed and is maintained by the commonwealth war graves commission. .

[FR] Le carré militaire se situe dans le cimetière communal d'Aire sur la Lys.

Ce cimetière fut utilisé pour les inhumations des militaires décédés dans les centres médicaux d'Aire. Il contient les tombes de 865 soldats Britanniques, 15 Canadiens, 6 Australiens, 1 Néo-Zélandais, 4 Indiens, 3 des Indes Occidentales Britanniques, 3 Français, et 7 Allemands.

Il y a aussi les tombes de 21 soldats Britanniques de la Deuxième Guerre Mondiale.

La Commonwealth War Graves commission à construit ce carré et est responsable de son entretien.

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