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CWGC sites are always immaculate and this one was too. A family relative is buried here so it was a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Eric P
Longfield, United Kingdom
Tucked up a side street, easily missed

Once found a very memorable visit. Like all CWGC cemeteries, very well kept. I hadn't realised... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Graham S
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Rue Vigier, Bleriot-Plage, Calais, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

CWGC sites are always immaculate and this one was too. A family relative is buried here so it was a visit to pay respects

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Eric P
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Once found a very memorable visit. Like all CWGC cemeteries, very well kept. I hadn't realised how many German servicemen were buried in CWGC cemeteries but having met a couple of those responsible for looking after the site I understood. They were perhaps the most...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Graham S
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Stopped here prior to our day tour of the Canadian invasion in Normandy. I never realized how many Canadians and Polls were on the beaches on D-Day, and then then months it took to advance the lines and to free Calais, where many Canadians died.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

has graves from both conflicts and different nationalities ie German India UK New Zealand Australia South Africa and most surprisingly the Chinese labour force used in WW1

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Peter D
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The whole cemetery is thought provoking. . The whole cemetery is well cared for & tendered. The is car parking at the front. It could be better sign posted.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

The grounds for this cemetery are beautifully maintained, the headstones clean and pristine. It is a very peaceful, sorrowful place. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Very emotional visit. Credit to all concerned with making this a place where anyone can pay respect and remember those who fought to allow us to be what and who we are now. Thank you to everyone concerned

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 3 December 2015

as per previous reports, and having been to many such places in France, there is always something new to spot or read, here it was the Chinise and Egyptian Labourers, and the second world war graves.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank bamboos
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Like all of these places they are tinged with sadness, but you also have to say that they are immaculately looked after, credit to the people of Calais.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Haveadeal
Reviewed 1 September 2014

As mentioned by other reviewers, there are the usual military graves, including quite a number of Chinese Labour Corps who died in the flu epidemic of 1919. There are also at least 4 civilian graves (same white Portland stone but with square notches missing from...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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8 February 2016|
Response from barginhunter38 |
So many soldiers are buried overseas The magnitude of the dead was to overwhelming for various countries to take them back to there homelands IN FLANDERS FIELD