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Very peaceful

Went to lay a flower on the grave of a Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd/Lt who died on the... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Buckingham, United Kingdom

Gordon Dump is one of several cemeteries in the Somme that is not located adjacent to a main road... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Portland, Oregon
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There are now 1,676 Commonwealth servicemen of the First World War buried or commemorated in this cemetery. 1,053 of the burials are unidentified but there are special memorials to 34 casualties known or believed to be buried among them.
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Went to lay a flower on the grave of a Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd/Lt who died on the first day of the Somme battle

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

Gordon Dump is one of several cemeteries in the Somme that is not located adjacent to a main road. One must park their car in a safe spot off the main road and take the easy to walk along a mown grassy path for a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Unless you get hold of one of the excellent reference books/tour guides/battlefield maps/etc. then just ‘pootling’ around the French countryside is to be recommended and, as is common throughout the Somme area, one just comes upon these cemeteries; eventually, to the casual observer, they begin...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Gordon R S
Reviewed April 28, 2018

1676 Buried here 1053 are unidentified!! It was a fierce area of the battle. Donald Bell who won the VC and was the 1st Professional Footballer to enlist in 1914 is at peace here.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Howlo
Reviewed August 20, 2016

This cemetery is sited on the line which the East Lancashire Regt tried to seize on 7 July 1916, having advanced across Sausage Valley. Great views show the line of advance; the gravestones within show the human cost. Beautifully maintained and, as with all CWGC...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 16, 2016

Visited the cemetery to commemorate 100yr anniversary of my husbands uncles death, It is well maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Debbieg53quiller
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Visited the cemetery to celebrate 100 years since my relative, great uncle Albert Roy Tempany No 955 Australian 103rd Howitzer Battery was killed at age 18. Cemetery is situated off the Road but easy walk. Nice view of Sausage Valley in distance

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Ian T
Reviewed July 26, 2016

One of so many memorial graveyards that my father, son and I visited on our 4th tour of the Somme battlefields. It is so hard to describe the effect and impact that being in such places can have on one. So many good lives lost...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Lukajoreb
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Wonderful tranquil spot. Very moving but soothing place to visit and reflect upon the insanity of man.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Terry B
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