Cimetière Militaire Allemand de Fournes-en-Weppes

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Rue Francois Marie Raoult 59134 Fournes-en-Weppes
During the 1914-18 war, the village of Fournes was located at the rear of the front, stabilized on Aubers-Fromelles since the end of 1914. It was a garrison village where the Michon train brought back the dead and wounded every evening. The Germans quickly set up a cemetery near the village, making crosses out of wooden planks most of the time. This cemetery, unlike a few others (such as Sainghin and Marquillies), has remained in its original location.
In the 1920s-30s, German cemeteries...

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Cimetière Militaire Allemand de Fournes-en-Weppes
Rue Francois Marie Raoult 59134 Fournes-en-Weppes
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