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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 Corporal R. Wagner who died on the 23rd 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 Corporal R. Wagner who died on the 23rd of May 1941.
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The grave of Sub Lieutenant F. O. Dew (died on the 18th of August 1900) is among the oldest graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.

The grave of Sub Lieutenant F. O. Dew (died on the 18th of August 1900) is among the oldest graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.
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The entrance to the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.

The entrance to the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.
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A French "unknown" grave at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.

A French "unknown" grave 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 Sergeant R. H. Wood (Royal Air Force) who died on the 1st of January 1917.

One of the few World War I graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. This grave belongs to Sergeant R. H. Wood (Royal Air Force) who died on the 1st of January 1917.
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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 19th of November 1943.

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 19th of November 1943.
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