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Cannock Chase War Cemetery, Cannock

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Cannock Chase War Cemetery is located in Cannock. Plan your visit to Cannock Chase War Cemetery and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Cannock vacation planner.
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  • I have visited this site a few times. The first visit was the most memorable, it had snowed, a lite cover of snow, the long shadows falling across the ground, the head stones, it was charming. Well wo...  more »
  • We didn't plan to visit, we we're just walking past and my girlfriend mentioned that she had never been, so we popped in for a few. I have to say that I had never been till this point either so i was ...  more »
  • I have wanted to visit the cemetery for some time and following a disappointing visit to Shugborogh thought I would make the most of the opportunity and visit. Well worth doing. Calm reflective and an...  more »
  • Although called the Commonwealth War Cemetery, this plot contains 97 Commonwealth burials of World War I, most of them New Zealanders, and 286 German burials. There are also three World War II burials. During WWI there were two army camps, a prisoner-of-war camp and a 1,000-bed military hospital on Cannock Chase, and this cemetery served all four of them. Poignantly, many of the young men buried here died, not from battle injuries, but from Spanish Flu, which ravaged the world at that time. The grounds are preserved immaculately.
  • An area of interest, continue pass both cemeteries and get a great walk as well. German cemetery further down has the limited opening hours.
  • The cemetery is well looked after in a lovely peaceful place.
  • Interesting place, very peaceful
  • Lovely quiet place

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