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Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras

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Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery contains the Arras Memorial to the 34,785 soldiers from the United Kingdom, South Africa, and New Zealand with no known grave who died in World War I. Not included here are the names of the missing dead among Canadian and Australian servicemen, who are listed at the Vimy Memorial and the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, the memorial includes sculpture by Sir William Reid Dick. Nearby is the Arras Flying Services Memorial, commemorating the 991 airmen with no known grave. Come to the site to look up relatives who served or to gain a greater appreciation for the sacrifices made by these soldiers by reading the thousands of names inscribed on the memorial. Use our Arras road trip website to arrange your visit to Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery and other attractions in Arras.
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  • Having been to the Wellington tunnels the day before and heard about the tragic loss of life at Arras, we had to visit the commonwealth war graves here in Arras. A well manicured and presented... 
    Having been to the Wellington tunnels the day before and heard about the tragic loss of life at Arras, we had to visit the commonwealth war graves here in Arras. A well manicured and presented...  more »
  • In a part of France that - tragically - has dozens of similarly impressive memorials to the sheer folly of war, this one in Arras is however very special. The impressive monumental memorial... 
    In a part of France that - tragically - has dozens of similarly impressive memorials to the sheer folly of war, this one in Arras is however very special. The impressive monumental memorial...  more »
  • A special WW1 memorial and very close to the main Arras main square. Beautiful cemetery and well kept graves of commonwealth soldiers and also some prisoners of war. An incredibly moving monument.....  more
    A special WW1 memorial and very close to the main Arras main square. Beautiful cemetery and well kept graves of commonwealth soldiers and also some prisoners of war. An incredibly moving monument.....  more »

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