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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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The World War II grave of Major I. Beran (Yugoslav Forces - died on the 14th of November 1943) at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.

The World War II grave of Major I. Beran (Yugoslav Forces - died on the 14th of November 1943) 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 J. A. Frith (Royal Navy) who died on the 15th of October 1916.

One of the few World War I graves at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete. This grave belongs to Sergeant J. A. Frith (Royal Navy) who died on the 15th of October 1916.
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The World War II grave of "An Airman of the 1919-1945 War" at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.

The World War II grave of "An Airman of the 1919-1945 War" at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.
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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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The World War II grave of Lance Corporal A. C. Jolly (died on the 27th of May 1941) at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.

The World War II grave of Lance Corporal A. C. Jolly (died on the 27th of May 1941) at the Suda Bay War Cemetery on Crete.
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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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