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Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery - Arras - France - World War I & II - Memorial - European Tourist Guide - euro-t-guide.com

The Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery is one of the largest Commonwealth war cemeteries in the Arras area. The cemetery mainly contains graves from World War I, but it also contains a few World War II graves. The Arras Memorial  - which is a part of the cemetery - commemorates almost 35,000 servicemen from the United Kingdom, South Africa and New Zealand who died in the Arras sector between the spring of 1916 and 7 August 1918, the eve of the Advance to Victory, and have no known grave. The Arras Flying Services Memorial is also located at the cemetery.
  
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The buildings of the Arras Memorial - at the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery in Arras - seen from the cemetery. The Arras Flying Services Memorial is as a part of the memorial.

The buildings of the Arras Memorial - at the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery in Arras - seen from the cemetery. The Arras Flying Services Memorial is as a part of the memorial.
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The World War I grave of Captain H. L. Anthony (Royal Army Vet Corps - killed on the 2nd of May 1917) at the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery in Arras.

The World War I grave of Captain H. L. Anthony (Royal Army Vet Corps - killed on the 2nd of May 1917) at the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery in Arras.
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A sign at the wall of the Arras Memorial - at the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery in Arras - tells about the background for the memorial.

A sign at the wall of the Arras Memorial - at the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery in Arras - tells about the background for the memorial.
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The World War II grave of Aircraftsman 2nd class A. T. Blagdon (killed on the 14th of September 1944) at the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery in Arras.

The World War II grave of Aircraftsman 2nd class A. T. Blagdon (killed on the 14th of September 1944) at the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery in Arras.
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One of the German World War I graves at the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery in Arras.

One of the German World War I graves at the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery in Arras.
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Some of the many World War I graves at the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery in Arras.

Some of the many World War I graves at the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery in Arras.
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