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A Fitting Memorial

Although much less well known than the famous memorials to the missing, Thiepval and the Menin... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2016
morag560
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Crieff, United Kingdom
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Paying our respects

A tranquil respectful resting place. Beautifully looked after, a sad, sobering but in a way... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
Janet J
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Jul 15, 2016
“A Fitting Memorial”
Jun 17, 2016
“Paying our respects”
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This imposing structure, composed of a long vaulted galleryyy and a quad bears engraved on its walls the names of 13,375 soldiers whose bodies were never found.
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Rue du Bois, 62136 Richebourg, France
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Although much less well known than the famous memorials to the missing, Thiepval and the Menin Gate, this monument is none the less attractive and well worth visiting. The layout is peaceful and the cemetery is beautifully maintained. The significance of the memorial is all...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank morag560
Reviewed 17 June 2016

A tranquil respectful resting place. Beautifully looked after, a sad, sobering but in a way, uplifting experience

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Janet J
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

On the road from Armentieres to Bethune there is an impressive monument built of white stone.The memorial honours and is inscribed with the names of nearly 40,000 servicemen who were killed fighting battles around this area.The men did not have the honour of being buried...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank IainS768
Reviewed 11 November 2015

It's well worth visiting Le Touret for its layout, even if not for its memorials. Easy to find although transport will be necessary. Beautifully maintained, as are all CWGC sites.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank dianne m
Reviewed 4 November 2015

My husband and I visited this cemetery in May 2015 for the centenary of the death of one of my uncles (I have two that died during WW1). Le Touret is always very well maintained, and we have visited many times over the years. My...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Gill4848
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I visited here with my cousin to see the commemorative plaque bearing the name of our Grandfathers brother, our Great Uncle, William Syratt. He died in battle 4th January 1915. It is a sobering experience seeing the many names of soldiers that died in that...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank GoonerGav
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