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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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Two of the many World War II "Unknown" graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.

Two of the many World War II "Unknown" graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.
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One of the few World War I graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. This grave belongs to Lieutenant E. M. Porter (Royal Air Force) who died on the 6th of August 1918.

One of the few World War I graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. This grave belongs to Lieutenant E. M. Porter (Royal Air Force) who died on the 6th of August 1918.
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Some of the many World War II grave at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.

Some of the many World War II grave at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.
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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 Private H. K. Masters who died on the 24th 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 Private H. K. Masters who died on the 24th of May 1941.
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wo of the many many World War II graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. These graves belongs to Gunner A. E. Knaggs and Private T. Morris - both died on the 18th of December 1944.

Two of the many many World War II graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. These graves belongs to Gunner A. E. Knaggs and Private T. Morris - both died on the 18th of December 1944.
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An "Unknown" World War I grave at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. This soldier died on the 10th of March 1916.

An "Unknown" World War I grave at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. This soldier died on the 10th of March 1916.
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