Cagnoncles

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Cagnoncles
The town hall in Cagnoncles
The town hall in Cagnoncles
Coat of arms of Cagnoncles
Coat of arms
Location of Cagnoncles
Cagnoncles is located in France
Cagnoncles
Cagnoncles
Cagnoncles is located in Hauts-de-France
Cagnoncles
Cagnoncles
Coordinates: 50°11′28″N 3°18′40″E / 50.191°N 3.311°E / 50.191; 3.311Coordinates: 50°11′28″N 3°18′40″E / 50.191°N 3.311°E / 50.191; 3.311
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentNord
ArrondissementCambrai
CantonCaudry
IntercommunalityCommunauté d'agglomération de Cambrai
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Édouard Sledz
Area
1
6.23 km2 (2.41 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
614
 • Density99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
59121 /59161
Elevation47–86 m (154–282 ft)
(avg. 67 m or 220 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Cagnoncles is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. It contains 11 Commonwealth war graves from the First World War.

History[edit]

Private A S Bullock in his World War I memoir recalls arriving in Cagnoncles around 19 October 1918 to find the population near to starvation, and records that he and his fellow soldiers shared their rations with the local people.[2]

Heraldry[edit]

Arms of Cagnoncles
The arms of Cagnoncles are blazoned :

Per pale highly indented argent and gules. (Cagnoncles, Landas, Raucourt-au-Bois and Thun-Saint-Amand use the same arms.)



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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Bullock, A S, Gloucestershire Between the Wars: A Memoir, The History Press, 2009, page 79