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Commonwealth War Graves Dunkirk

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Inspired to visit by the sacrifices made

We first arrived by accident unfortunately the gates were closed and locked for the evening, then... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
chickandbeast
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Durham, Canada
Worth a visit

The CWGC do a wonderful job in looking after the war graves and memorial. We visited as a family... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
fizziona
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London, United Kingdom
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Route de Furnes | Route de Furness, 59240, Dunkirk, France
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

We first arrived by accident unfortunately the gates were closed and locked for the evening, then we made a return visit a few days later. Rows and rows of well kept graves a sea of them, and rows and rows of memorials and names of...More

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 20 October 2018

The CWGC do a wonderful job in looking after the war graves and memorial. We visited as a family with 2 boys on our day trip to Dunkirk. It provided a peaceful yet solemn place to discuss the price paid in wars with our two...More

Thank fizziona
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Set on the outskirts of Dunkirk, the Commonwealth War Graves are a lovely, peaceful setting. Victims of both wars are buried here, from several countries, and they are kept in magnificent surroundings.

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Very well kept war graves and lots of information to read about who was buried there. Beautiful etched glass window of Dunkirk in monument.

Thank Frequent T
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

An interesting cemetery that is worth the walk out of town to. The commonwealth graves in white stand out from the drab grey local graves which are surrounding.

Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I can't get over the enormity of this cemetery as well as all the beautiful gave stones. I didn't stay long and didn't dig in, but it seems like most of this is common folks, that is, this is not really a cemetery of those...More

Thank elindoo
Reviewed 17 July 2018

As with all CWG sites this was well maintained. There are infact 2 seperate sites here The main one has a wonderful engraved window. However don't miss the smaller site as next to it is a Belgium site. The two together are very contrasting

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Visited the graveyard with my brother. It had a lot of old graves. It's a place to checkout if you are a history person.

1  Thank AlexV1998
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This cemetry contains the graves of many different people, including more recently deceased. There is a small area with the graves of fallen soldier / people during the first world war, but they what feels to be a little hidden away. In my opinion it...More

Thank JustEilidh
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

This memorial and cemetery is among my favorites. Created with honor and reverence, it is a reminder to never forget. Many buried or honored here have no name. Yet, their memory and sacrifice are honored just as reverently as those with full name, rank, and...More

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I think they lock the gates around 6pm
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2 September 2017|
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My French isn't good enough to read any small print that may be around but we visited several war cemetery's on this trip and nowhere did I see a sign indicating dogs weren't allowed.
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