AULNOYE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 50.20142, Longitude: 3.83858
Aulnoye is a village and commune in the Department of the Nord, across the Sambre from Berlaimont. The Commonwealth war graves are situated in 'Le Vieux Cimetière' on the 'rue Parmentier'.
Wheelchair access possible via main entrance.
For much of the First World War, the communal cemetery at Aulnoye was used by the Germans for the burial of their own dead as well as Italian, Commonwealth, French and Russian prioners of war. Further burials were carried out by the 5th Dorsets in November 1918.
Aulnoye Communal cemetery contains 44 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, one of which is unidentified, and four German war graves.
Total Burials: 48.
Commonwealth Identified Casualties: United Kingdom 43.
Commonwealth Unidentified Casualty: 1.
Other Burials: Germany 4.
The Commonwealth plot was designed by William Harrison Cowlishaw