|Community association||Terre Lorraine du Longuyonnais|
|surface||7.02 km 2|
|Residents||870 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||124 inhabitants / km 2|
Pierrepont is a French commune with 870 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017) in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department in the Grand Est region (until 2015 Lorraine ). It belongs to the arrondissement of Briey and the canton of Mont-Saint-Martin (until 2015: canton Longuyon ).
During the First World War , from 1915 to 1918 the military hospital and the cemetery were in Pierrepont, the training ground in the Doncourt forest and the crew quarters of the Rohrschen Sturm- und Lehr-Battalion in Beuveille .
Mainly the dead of the »Storm Battalion No. 5 (Rohr)« were buried in the German military cemetery. The monument, in the form of a lion guarding the dead, was erected during the war and was not removed afterwards.
- Pierrepont on www.cc-2rivieres.fr (French)
- Eberhard Graf von Schwerin: Royal Prussian Storm Battalion No. 5 (Rohr) (From Germany's great times; Volume 116) recorded after the memory with the help of the diary of Lieutenant Colonel a. D. Willi Rohr / Count v. Schwerin; Sporn, Zeulenroda 1939