Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
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Location
Region : Beauvais, Oise, France
Latitude : 49.44187
Lontitude : 2.09113
CWGC Link : CWGC
Marissel is an eastern suburb of Beauvais, a Cathedral town between Rouen and Compiegne. The Cemetery, known locally as the 'Cimetiere Militaire National de Beauvais-Marissel', is not actually in Marissel. It is located approximately 1 kilometre north of Beauvais town centre on the Rue d'Amiens (D1001). The Commonwealth war graves are mainly located along the left-hand wall of the cemetery. Others are near the French monument and along the central section.

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Cookstown Casualties
No     Rank Name Service No Regiment / Service Date Of Death Grave Ref
1 Portrait Portrait Pte. Barker, Thomas James (Tot) 6986237 Special Air Service Regiment 08/08/1944 Grave 326-329
Cemetery History
Beauvais was a French hospital centre during the war. The French National Cemetery was made in 1922. There are 19 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war and 158 of the 1939-45 war commemorated in this site. Of these, 4 from the 1939-45 War are unidentified.
The British graves, from the 1914-18 War, came from:-
bullet BEAUVAIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
bullet BEAUVAIS
bullet CEMPUIS
bullet GRANDVILLIERS FRENCH MILITARY CEMETERIES.