Cimetière militaire Français

Cimetière militaire Français de la Marfée

Historic site and monument in Noyers-Pont-Maugis

  • The French military cemetery is home to the fallen soldiers from the First World War:
    1200 in a mass grave and 528 in individual graves. On 26, 27 and 28 August 1914, Vendean and Brittany regiments withstood and pushed back the enemy: they forced them to retreat by order of the General Staff.
    Colonel Marolles died on 27 August, with his last words: "I die happy, my soldiers are so courageous."
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    • Animals accepted
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    • Access for disabled