1 year ago

Normandy Cemeteries and Memorials

  • Text
  • Cemetery
  • Normandy
  • Cwgc
  • Bayeux
  • Graves
  • Ranville
  • Commonwealth
  • Cemeteries
  • Infantry
  • Westlake
  • Digital
  • Leaflet

3 5 2 © ph.minot

3 5 2 © ph.minot

CEMETERY INFORMATION 1 BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY AND MEMORIAL 1945 Boulevard Fabian Ware, 14400 Bayeux This spectacular cemetery is the final resting place of more than 4,100 Commonwealth servicemen. Make sure to visit CWGC Bayeux Memorial opposite the cemetery which commemorates 1,800 service personnel with no known grave. 2 BENY-SUR-MER CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY Route de Reviers, 14470 Reviers In this beautiful cemetery you can find the graves of many Canadian servicemen who died during the D-Day landings. Climb the towers here for spectacular views of the cemetery and on a clear day get a glimpse of Juno Beach, where the Canadians landed. 3 HERMANVILLE WAR CEMETERY Rue du cimetière anglais, 14880 Hermanville sur Mer Situated close to Sword Beach, where the British 3rd Division landed on D-Day, is this tranquil cemetery. On your way in, look out for the 3rd Division’s insignia on the ground at the entrance. 4 JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY D6, 14250 Chouain This area was the scene of intense fighting during the war. However, but with just 48 graves, this cemetery is one of the smallest in Normandy. 5 RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY Rue du Comté Louis de Rohan Chabot, 14860 Ranville Ranville became the first village to be liberated after the nearby Pegasus Bridge was captured by paratroopers of the British 6th Airborne Division.

©2020 Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Read our Cookie Policy, Terms & Conditions and Data Protection & Privacy Policy.