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Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

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Awed by July 1, 1916 Battle Deaths Found Here

I was totally in awe by the large number of July 1, 1916 battle deaths commemorated here among the... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
John16752024
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Portland, Oregon
Came across by Accident

Yet another cemetery, wherever you look - there appears to be another on the horizon. This one has... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Howlo
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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Jul 25, 2018
“Awed by July 1, 1916 Battle Deaths Found Here”
Apr 28, 2018
“Came across by Accident”
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Dantzig Alley British Cemetery now contains 2,053 burials and commemorations of the First World War. 518 of the burials are unidentified but there are special memorials to 17 casualties known or believed to be buried among them. Other special...more
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

This location was the 22nd Manchesters objective on 1 July 1916, with 1st South Staffords in support. Today it is a large cemetery with mainly UK but also a few New Zealand, Australian, Canadian and South African burials. Almost 2,000 in total. The diversity is...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2018

I was totally in awe by the large number of July 1, 1916 battle deaths commemorated here among the more than 2,000 graves. I found the graves of twenty officers from several battalions of the Manchester Regiment, including that of Lieutenant Colonel Harold Lewis of...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Yet another cemetery, wherever you look - there appears to be another on the horizon. This one has those mostly from Welsh Division.

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

like many other cemeteries, but a lot of information available for a few of the guys. In particular, Cpt Charles Ma. it was most upsetting and respectful i feel, to read around 10days worth of diary accounts for this fine man, at his graveside.

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

You have the most amazing people ever and you're so nice for all that your friends love the world so far

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Reviewed 19 April 2016

One of our party of 11 discovered that a Great Uncle was buried here and this made our visit to what might have been 'just another' cemetery more poignant. It's hard to find anything unique to say about these wonderfully conceived, executed and maintained sites...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2016

This location was the 22nd Manchesters objective on 1 July 1916, with 1st South Staffords in support. Today it is a large cemetery with mainly UK but also a few New Zealand, Australian, Canadian and South African burials. Almost 2,000 in total. The diversity is...More

2  Thank FiShep
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