Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras

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Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery contains the Arras Memorial to the 34,785 soldiers from the United Kingdom, South Africa, and New Zealand with no known grave who died in World War I. Not included here are the names of the missing dead among Canadian and Australian servicemen, who are listed at the Vimy Memorial and the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, the memorial includes sculpture by Sir William Reid Dick. Nearby is the Arras Flying Services Memorial, commemorating the 991 airmen with no known grave. Come to the site to look up relatives who served or to gain a greater appreciation for the sacrifices made by these soldiers by reading the thousands of names inscribed on the memorial. Use our Arras road trip website to arrange your visit to Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery and other attractions in Arras.
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  • 1st World War memorial and cemetery, with British and Commonwealth graves (plus a few German as well). An interesting place to spend some time and pay respects to those who gave their lives. Short wal...  more »
  • Very moving moment. The tombs are all well aligned. The buildings are very beautiful and the name lists are impressive.
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