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The cemerety was made after the war by the concentration of graves from the battlefields of the Aisne and Marne. It contains the graves of 123 soldiers from the United Kingdom, all of whom fell in September 1914, and of whom 95 are unidentified; but the names of 16 soldiers, known or believed to be buried among the unknown, are recorded on Special Memorials: this includes eight men of the 1st Dorsetshire Regiment.


Montreuil-aux-Lions is a commune 17 kilometres west of Chateau Thierry. Montreuil-aux-Lions British Cemetery is a small cemetery set on the side of a main road. It is situated to the east of the village of Montreuil-aux-Lions. Montreuil-aux-Lions British Cemetery can be reached from the direction of Chateau Thierry, following the N3 Chateau Thierry to La Ferte-sous-Jouarre road. On leaving Chateau Thierry via the N3, the road continues through several hamlets. After about 20 kilometres the road starts to descend into the village of Montreuil-aux-Lions, and at this point the cemetery is visible on the left side of the road. Alternatively, the cemetery can be reached from the A4 motorway at the junction for Meaux and La Ferte-sous-Jouarre by following the N3 road to the centre of the town of La Ferte-sous-Jouarre. The second exit should be taken at the roundabout, with a war memorial on the right side of the road, and then continue over a bridge and out of the town of La Ferte-sous-Jouarre, still following the N3 road to Chateau Thierry. After about 10 kilometres you will pass through the village of Montreuil-aux-Lions and on exiting the village the cemetery is visible on the right side of the road.

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