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Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

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Remembrance

The area where the graves are as always are immaculately looked after. Very clean and tidy. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Peaceful

Just away from the main square. One cannot fail to be moved by the sadness of these lads who lost... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Minkymonkey
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London
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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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Rue du 11 Novembre, Albert, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The area where the graves are as always are immaculately looked after. Very clean and tidy. There are always flowers and plants in bloom to add colour to a place of rest.and respect.

Thank R8011905
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Just away from the main square. One cannot fail to be moved by the sadness of these lads who lost their lives

Thank Minkymonkey
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Unusual to see British and Commonwealth WW1 victims buried in a community cemetery, but this is was significant location for my tour group, because two residents of our village who fought and died are buried here. In a way, having the war graves alongside local...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 28 April 2018

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 Philip H
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
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

Thank neddyb1
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.

Thank John16752024
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

Thank LordNoddy
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

Thank conrad57
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.

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