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Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

Rue du 11 Novembre, Albert, France
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Humbling Place

It is not often you see the fallen laid to rest with the local community, this cemetery has a large... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Howlo
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
Beautifully kept and such a mixture of different nationalities and regiments

Albert was part of the Somme battles and the front line moved to and fro a few hundred yards now... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2017
c n
,
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Humbling Place”
Dec 26, 2017
“Beautifully kept and such a mixture of different nationalities and regiments”
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There are now 862 First World War and 25 Second World War casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, 12 First World War casualties and 8 Second World War casualties are unidentified. Five graves, destroyed by shellfire, are now represented by...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is not often you see the fallen laid to rest with the local community, this cemetery has a large mix of nations soldiers. In Total 873 including 2 with DSO's.

Thank Howlo
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Albert was part of the Somme battles and the front line moved to and fro a few hundred yards now and then at the cost of thousands of lives on both sides. The beautiful cemetery is the last resting place of soldiers who died nearby...More

Thank c n
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Not everyone's cup of tea and I was only here as there were two men I was researching here. It's not a front line place and has no real "drama" to it if you'll pardon the expression! Nonetheless it is beautiful maintained as you would...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

I found the grave of Brigadier Barker of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers here. Many other graves of officers were also found. This is a very nice cemetery.

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Being seasoned gravestone photographers ( we take them to give to people that can't get them) we have been to many cemeteries, especially Communal Cemetery Extensions. Normally we have to really look for them as it can be anything from 1-100 in a corner of...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

I came to visit this cemetery, aside and in the Albert communal cemetery and I was surprised of the care that is given to every single British military cemetery by the CWGC. What a splendid and high professional job, especially when I came to this...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

As with all of the Commonwealth War Cemeteries perfectly cared for and very solemn. Well worth a wander round.

Thank PHE22
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

What an amazing place, it was 100 years to the day on 28 September since he died in battle and gave us such peace to see him buried in such a peaceful place

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Extremely well kept and worth taking the time to visit. We enjoyed our tour of the cemeteries and other memorials during our visit.

Thank Jacquie L
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