Ligny-St. Flochel British Cemetery, Averdoingt

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Ligny-St. Flochel British Cemetery
Cemetery Ligny-St. Flochel British.jpg
Country: France
Location: Pas de Calais
Coordinates: 50°21′11″N 2°25′59″E / 50.35306, 2.43306
Type: Public
Owned by: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Number of gravesites: 630
Website: Ligny-St. Flochel British Cemetery

The Ligny-St. Flochel British Cemetery is a cemetery in the Pas de Calais region of France containing the graves of Canadians killed during the Great War.


The cemetery was started at the beginning of April 1918 when the 7th Casualty Clearing Station came back from Tincques ahead of the German advance. At the end of May the 33rd Casualty Clearing Station arrived from Aire and in August, No.1 Casualty Clearing Station from Pernes. All three stations had left Ligny-St Flochel by November 1918.

There are now 632 Commonwealth burials of the First World War in this cemetery and a further 46 German war graves.


Ligny-St.Flochel is a village about 6.5 kilometres east of St.Pol off the main road to Arras, approximately 24 kilometres from Arras.

Ligny-St. Flochel British Cemetery is south of the village on the east side of the road (D81) to the village of Averdoingt.

"We Rest Here"

The following Signals related person is buried here.

Headstone Service Number Rank and Name Grave Location
Wild, William John grave marker.jpg
240219 Spr W.J. Wild III. E. 27.

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