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A number of soldiers of the World War I, the Second World War, the War in Indochina and the Algerian War are buried in this cemetery, Frenchman for the greater part (581).

But graves of Belgian soldiers (62), the British and the Commonwealth (86), Portuguese (1) and Serbian (2) are listed.

 

 



In these, were added about fifty German soldiers and about sixty Russian soldiers, but the rests of the latter were transferred in military cemeteries. With approximately 700 graves, it is about the biggest military cemetery inserted into a civil cemetery.

As it is often the case, locations are indicated by two-edged swords evoking crosses (Catholics) or steles with a pentagram or a croissant (Muslim). Among them, in a unique copy, is an anchor.

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