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Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

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Gravesite memorial to fallen relative

I will always remember this visit to a cousin's gravesite from WW One. He died at 33, shot by a... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2019
Mike C
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Milton, Canada
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Remembrance

The area where the graves are as always are immaculately looked after. Very clean and tidy. There... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
R8011905
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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There are now 862 First World War and 25 Second World War casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, 12 First World War casualties and 8 Second World War casualties are unidentified. Five graves, destroyed by shellfire, are now represented by...more
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Rue du 11 Novembre, Albert, France
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

I will always remember this visit to a cousin's gravesite from WW One. He died at 33, shot by a sniper at the Battle of Moulet Farm. He was wounded three times during the war and reached a Captain's rank. We journeyed by train from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mike C
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The area where the graves are as always are immaculately looked after. Very clean and tidy. There are always flowers and plants in bloom to add colour to a place of rest.and respect.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

Just away from the main square. One cannot fail to be moved by the sadness of these lads who lost their lives

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Minkymonkey
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Unusual to see British and Commonwealth WW1 victims buried in a community cemetery, but this is was significant location for my tour group, because two residents of our village who fought and died are buried here. In a way, having the war graves alongside local...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed April 28, 2018

It is not often you see the fallen laid to rest with the local community, this cemetery has a large mix of nations soldiers. In Total 873 including 2 with DSO's.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Howlo
Reviewed December 26, 2017

Albert was part of the Somme battles and the front line moved to and fro a few hundred yards now and then at the cost of thousands of lives on both sides. The beautiful cemetery is the last resting place of soldiers who died nearby...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank c n
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Not everyone's cup of tea and I was only here as there were two men I was researching here. It's not a front line place and has no real "drama" to it if you'll pardon the expression! Nonetheless it is beautiful maintained as you would...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank neddyb1
Reviewed July 12, 2017

I found the grave of Brigadier Barker of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers here. Many other graves of officers were also found. This is a very nice cemetery.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank John16752024
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Being seasoned gravestone photographers ( we take them to give to people that can't get them) we have been to many cemeteries, especially Communal Cemetery Extensions. Normally we have to really look for them as it can be anything from 1-100 in a corner of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank LordNoddy
Reviewed May 11, 2017

I came to visit this cemetery, aside and in the Albert communal cemetery and I was surprised of the care that is given to every single British military cemetery by the CWGC. What a splendid and high professional job, especially when I came to this...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank conrad57
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