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CEMETERY INFORMATION 1 CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY 5000F Rue Carnot, 62153, Souchez Named after a small red-brick café that stood nearby and was destroyed in 1915, this is the largest CWGC cemetery in the Arras area with over 7,650 graves. 2 ARRAS MEMORIAL & FAUBOURG D’AMIENS CEMETERY Boulevard du Général de Gaulle, 62000, Arras Just outside the centre of Arras, this cemetery is dwarfed by a memorial commemorating nearly 35,000 First World War soldiers of British, South African and New Zealand forces who have no known grave. Another memorial here commemorates 1,000 missing of the Flying Services. 3 VIMY MEMORIAL Chemin des Canadiens, 62580 Givenchy-en-Gohelle A must-see, the Vimy Memorial is dedicated to members of the Canadian forces who died during the First World War. It is also the place of commemoration for 11,000 Canadians with no known grave. 4 MONCHY BRITISH CEMETERY 62118, Monchy-le-Preux Near the spot where Newfoundlanders fought in 1917, this small cemetery demonstrates how exquisite architecture could transform wartime burial places. 5 BAILLEUL ROAD EAST CEMETERY D919, 62223 Saint-Laurent- Blangy Among the 1,300 graves here is that of Isaac Rosenberg, one of Britain’s greatest war poets, who lost his life in 1918.

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