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The Suda Bay War Cemetery is located at the north western corner of Suda bay on Crete. The cemetery holds the graves of hundreds of Commonwealth soldiers the tried to defend Crete against the German invasion in May 1941. 1,500 Commonwealth servicemen of World War II are buried or commemorated in the cemetery - as well as 19 World War I soldiers and a few other soldiers and civilian from other conflicts.     
 
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One of the many many New Zealand World War II graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. This grave belongs to Trooper R. A.  McKenzie who died on the 2nd of June 1941.

One of the many many New Zealand World War II graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. This grave belongs to Trooper R. A.  McKenzie who died on the 2nd of June 1941.
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One of the many World War II "A Soldier of the 1939-1945 War" graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.

One of the many World War II "A Soldier of the 1939-1945 War" graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.
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Some of the many many World War II graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. Here a whole crew from a Royal Air Force bomber is buried together. They all died on the 23rd of November 1942.

Some of the many many World War II graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. Here a whole crew from a Royal Air Force bomber is buried together. They all died on the 23rd of November 1942.
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One of the many many New Zealand World War II graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. This grave belongs to Sergeant K. J. Moses who died on the 25th of May 1941.

One of the many many New Zealand World War II graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. This grave belongs to Sergeant K. J. Moses who died on the 25th of May 1941.
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One of the many many World War II graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. This grave belongs to Lieutenant A. W. B. Drayson (Royal Navy) who died on the 13th of April 1941.

One of the many many World War II graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. This grave belongs to Lieutenant A. W. B. Drayson (Royal Navy) who died on the 13th of April 1941.
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Some of the World War II graves - and the Cross of Sacrifice - at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.

Some of the World War II graves - and the Cross of Sacrifice - at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.
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