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Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery

Arras, France
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Visited to see my great grandfathers memorial

Remarkable cemetery as all war cemeteries it is in immaculate condition. Easy to find any relative... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BandMa
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Manchester
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Large memorial to a large number of missing

We had not originally intended to visit this memorial but a friend asked us to locate the name of... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Marilyn S
,
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery is in the western part of the town of Arras in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle, near the Citadel, approximately 2 Kms due west of the railway station. The GPS coordinates for the cemetery are 50.28670, 2.76057
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Remarkable cemetery as all war cemeteries it is in immaculate condition. Easy to find any relative as the books are all kept in a safe box and the entrance

Thank BandMa
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We had not originally intended to visit this memorial but a friend asked us to locate the name of her great uncle. We found the site quite easily and there was a large amount of parking opposite which was a bonus. As with many of...More

Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We drove out to the Memorial Brittanique with free and ample car parking. My partner found the name of his great uncle from the Northamptonshire Yeomanry, killed on 11 April 1917. The body was never found. His name was amongst thousands of others on one...More

Thank winehills
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We take photographs for others and sometimes you get a little, oh there is another memorial, as this was the last one on our itinerary. I was not prepared for this memorial,it is huge and let's face it, everyone is a young man whose life...More

Thank LadyFranklyn
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I have have visited a number of military cemeteries in France and Belgium and I am always moved by the sacrifice that so many very young men and women made so very long ago. I sometimes wonder if today's society is worthy of that sacrifice....More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 3 June 2017

My great uncle was killed in the Battle of Arras on 11 April 1917 but they never found his body so he is one of the thousands similar who are commemorated on the walls for their sacrifice. Beautifully designed & kept

Thank alhcookboy
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We went last year to pay our respects to my great uncle. It is simply a stunning and very emotion place. The care that stills goes into the upkeep is still amazing to me and makes me so proud. A very important and poignant place...More

Thank Sarah Y
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the Cemetery to remember a Uncle who died during the May 1917 campaign, we was never found by he is still remembered . Rest in Peace.

Thank Helpsmember
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Whether you have an interest in the Great War or not, this is a beautiful place to stop and remember the sacrifice made by those involved in conflict. It is one of the immaculately maintained Commonwealth War graves cemetery central to Arras, with parking just...More

Thank Dora R
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We visited for my wife to lay a cross by the memorial name to her Great, Great Grandfather who fell in May 1917 in Arras. It was so moving to for the first time see the appreciation for his sacrifice in such lovely and tranquil...More

Thank Malcolm H
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Scribbler58
4 July 2016|
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Response from Warwickgirl06 | Reviewed this property |
I would have thought the lads would love it. I do not remember there being signs against dogs, only smoking I think.
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Dave M
18 June 2016|
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There is no gates or fee to enter, open to all. Car park across the road may have a barrier and only open at certain times.
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