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A poignant reminder of all who served

This Commonwealth War Grave is a moving and evocative place to visit which I do every remembrance... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
1934185Kentcouple
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Orpington, United Kingdom
An interesting diversion

I have walked passed this cemetery for 40 years when visiting relatives and never knew this... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
sheepygold
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london
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

This Commonwealth War Grave is a moving and evocative place to visit which I do every remembrance day. What a lovely turn out of Canadian soldiers and the Canadian Eagle Scout who obtained such a special flag to fly there. Australian, New Zealand, South African...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 1934185Kentcouple
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

I have walked passed this cemetery for 40 years when visiting relatives and never knew this interesting place existed. The information board is very informative and this small corner of the burial ground is well kept and pretty.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Every year, on Remembrance Sunday, a wreath laying ceremony takes place at Orpington war memorial. This is followed by a service in All Saints church and a short act of remembrance at Ivy Millichamp's grave in the church cemetery. Ivy was the last civilian killed...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Tony O
Reviewed 10 February 2018

A well laid out commonwealth war graves for the Canadian serviceman who came to fight for there motherland.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank PHE22
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is hardly a tourist attraction, being the burial place of servicemen who died in Orpington Hospital following being wounded in battle and brought here on the railway which runs close by. It is well maintained - as you'd expect - by the Commission and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is a War Graves Cemetery in which are buried the bodies of Canadian servicemen who died in Orpington Hospital during the course of the First World War. As are all War Grave Cemeteries, it is beautifully maintained but unless you have a relative buried...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Tuck away in the churchyard in Ramsden Road is 'Canada Corner'. Young men that came from thousands of miles away to support the mother land in a futile conflict and paid the supreme sacrifice. Many died in the Canada hospital (now Orpington hospital) long after...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Robert P
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Part of a cemetery that buried the Canadian veterans who fell in WW2. This is not really an attraction. The grave stones are marked with the brave souls names and regiments. The graves are maintained very well and are respected by the community. Every remembrance...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank DeborahY98
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This cemetery was very near The Ontario Hospital that during the first world war was No 16 Canadian General Hospital. It also has a few graves from the second world war ant some non war related service graves. Like all war graves it is well...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank PHE22
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