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The Arras Memorial & Faubourg d’Amiens Cemetery, France

Photographs Copyright © Lynda Smith 2002

There are 2681 burials in the Faubourg d’Amiens Cemetery, which is in The Boulevard General de Gaulle in Arras. Within the Cemetery is the Arras Memorial on which almost 35,000 names are commemorated. Also located within the cemetery is the Arras Flying Service Memorial. This commemorates more than 1000 members of the Royal Naval Air Service, The Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Air Force killed on the whole Western Front in the First World War, and who have no known graves. The Cemetery and Memorial were designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens with the sculpture by Sir William Reid Dick.


30 November 2002
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