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Visiting Wilfred Owen

Well worth the visit to see not only the grave of Wilfred Owen but also to see a French cemetery... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Huw E
Visit to Wilfred Owen MC's grave

I have now visited very many CWGC sites from tiny to very large. Each site is maintained so so... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Methilkid
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19 rue de la Gare, 59360 Ors, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here on the centenary of the death of Wilfred Owen. The town have done themselves proud by hosting events from 5am - 10pm. What a great memory for all who paid tribute by being here. The cemetery itself is beautifully maintained and all buried there...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the visit to see not only the grave of Wilfred Owen but also to see a French cemetery. My mistake was to try and read his poem "The Last Laugh" to a group.

Thank Huw E
Reviewed 12 October 2018

A tiny cluster of CWGW graves located at the back of the communal cemetery . Totally lacking the majesty of dedicated CWGC burial sites . What a place to die . What a place to rest . The Sambre canal isn’t worth a can of...More

1  Thank chris h
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I have now visited very many CWGC sites from tiny to very large. Each site is maintained so so well. Standard is consistently exceptional irrespective of fame of the servicemen who are laid to rest or named on a Memorial. It is humbling to see...More

1  Thank Methilkid
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I tried to add this as a separate entry but computer said no. If you are in the area and interested in Wilfred Owen's powerful poetry on the futility and inhumanity of war, make sure you visit the Forester's House installation, just outside Ors. On...More

1  Thank PilatesLady58
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Our yearly visit to pay our respects to a great English Poet killed a week before the end of the Great War. Owen is buried with comrades in a small section of the Towns Cemetery. What more can be said Sleep Warm

2  Thank Helpsmember
Reviewed 22 April 2017

A section of the village cemetery set aside for some Bristish heroes of the final days of WW1 including two VC and the great Wilfred Owen.

Thank Dawl
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

The rating is superfluous. You don't visit a grave for any reason other than out of respect although the curiosity in us does tend to take over. So to consider a grave as a tourist attraction is perhaps inappropriate but we do because despite not...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This is the resting place of Wilfred Owen, you wouldn't have know it though. Have to say that I was a little disappointed by the condition of the majority of grave stones in this very small cemetery, I felt that all of them needed to...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 25 May 2015

This is a small municipal cemetery which contains a small British cemetery from WW1. Compared with many such cemeteries it is tiny containing 63 soldiers but amongst them is the famous poet Wilfred Owen who died a week before the end of the war along...More

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