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“Moving, sad but important to remember” 5 of 5 stars
Review of British War Cemetery

British War Cemetery
in front of the Museum of the Battle of Normandy | (Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie), Bayeux, France
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Ranked #1 of 12 Attractions in Bayeux
Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
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Salisbury
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“Moving, sad but important to remember”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

We always viisit several cemeteries when in Normandy and this one is an excellent example. It is often used for memorial services and has a moving memorial just across the road to those missing. It is especailly poignant if you have a personla link, and then you can pay your respects to those who gave their lives for all of us.

Visited April 2013
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“Very Moving”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

To see the ages of so many men - many just boys - on the headstones was very sad. The Cemetery is beautifully kept up and should be visited to remind us.

Visited April 2013
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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“"Beautifully kept"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Immaculately clean and maintained, a testament to those who lie there. It is quite an experience to wander through the cemetery with your thoughts.

Visited May 2012
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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“Time for Reflection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I am due to visit this cemetery again next week along with visits to Ranville WC, Benouville WC, Deliverande WC, Hermanvlle WC and Beny Sur Mer Canadian WC.

They are very moving to walk through/around and it makes me wonder how many of these brave men's families etc ever got the chance to view the final resting place of their loved ones.

I think every child who is in secondary education should be given the chance to visit these places and then they can reflect. I know my daughter did when she went.

Visited March 2013
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“Moving”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Went to visit a boy from my school who had died and who the fortunes of war Denis a known burial. he Cemetery was easy to find and well laid out, as are all CWGC sites. A very good and poignant 10 minute stop on the Normandy trail.

Visited April 2013
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