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Another unique CWGC cemetery

A cemetery that is very easy to find. I discovered that my great uncle's son Ronald Baxter was... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
My brave uncle is buried here

I never met my uncle Jack,he left Jersey in 1939 to join the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2017
Liskeard, United Kingdom
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Oct 15, 2017
“Another unique CWGC cemetery”
Aug 12, 2017
“My brave uncle is buried here”
Highway D-675, Banneville-la-Campagne, France
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

A cemetery that is very easy to find. I discovered that my great uncle's son Ronald Baxter was buried near Rex Whistler's grave. So we went to visit both of them and lay tributes. I love the way in France and Belgium you can lay...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

I never met my uncle Jack,he left Jersey in 1939 to join the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and was the first Argyll Officers to be killed in 1944 in the battle of Epsom near Caen.Such a brave man buried with his men in a beautiful...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 30, 2017

Like so many cemeteries in France beautifully kept. Over 2,000 graves of young men who gave their life, each one with a story to tell. And it is here the talented Rex Whistler was buried. A man who was offered a safe job, but wanted...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank LordNoddy
Reviewed October 11, 2016

My son and I had traced my late fathers steps [during Operation Greenline] to his final resting place,here at Banneville.a beautiful calm and peaceful resting place for the brave men who gave their lives for us. All in all we placed 5 tributes to men...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank chris w
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Wet, but beautiful visit to this poignant memorial to pay tribute to my grandad's best friend. The site is well tended and majestic even in the rain. The gardener was helpful. So pleased to have been able to pay our respects. There is a plaque...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Came to visit my beloved Grandad's brother who fell here and is remembered here. Beautiful and peaceful place and well looked after

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Lbell2109
Reviewed June 13, 2014

We came here to find a friend of my fathers who died during the liberation of France in 1944. Geoffrey Cleverley came from Wiltshire and joined at the same time as Dad. After training and some UK based tasks, they went for assignment and Geoff...More

Date of experience: June 2014
4  Thank RumourUK
Reviewed May 9, 2012

Was tracing a Malay Pilot who was shot down by the name of Henry Tallala, the cemetery was so peaceful and perfect, not one blade of grass out of place. Many thanks to the CWGC

Date of experience: May 2012
3  Thank Sarahrobjohn
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Becky B
February 12, 2017|
Response from chris w | Reviewed this property |
The cemetery lies 7km south west of Caen, 3km west of Troarn. Take the RN175 road out of Caen. Good Luck