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Another unique CWGC cemetery

A cemetery that is very easy to find. I discovered that my great uncle's son Ronald Baxter was... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
LordNoddy
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Salisbury
My brave uncle is buried here

I never met my uncle Jack,he left Jersey in 1939 to join the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
E6272KSjohn
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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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15 Oct 2017
“Another unique CWGC cemetery”
12 Aug 2017
“My brave uncle is buried here”
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

A cemetery that is very easy to find. I discovered that my great uncle's son Ronald Baxter was buried near Rex Whistler's grave. So we went to visit both of them and lay tributes. I love the way in France and Belgium you can lay...More

Thank LordNoddy
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I never met my uncle Jack,he left Jersey in 1939 to join the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and was the first Argyll Officers to be killed in 1944 in the battle of Epsom near Caen.Such a brave man buried with his men in a beautiful...More

Thank E6272KSjohn
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Like so many cemeteries in France beautifully kept. Over 2,000 graves of young men who gave their life, each one with a story to tell. And it is here the talented Rex Whistler was buried. A man who was offered a safe job, but wanted...More

Thank LordNoddy
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My son and I had traced my late fathers steps [during Operation Greenline] to his final resting place,here at Banneville.a beautiful calm and peaceful resting place for the brave men who gave their lives for us. All in all we placed 5 tributes to men...More

1  Thank chris w
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Wet, but beautiful visit to this poignant memorial to pay tribute to my grandad's best friend. The site is well tended and majestic even in the rain. The gardener was helpful. So pleased to have been able to pay our respects. There is a plaque...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Came to visit my beloved Grandad's brother who fell here and is remembered here. Beautiful and peaceful place and well looked after

2  Thank Lbell2109
Reviewed 13 June 2014

We came here to find a friend of my fathers who died during the liberation of France in 1944. Geoffrey Cleverley came from Wiltshire and joined at the same time as Dad. After training and some UK based tasks, they went for assignment and Geoff...More

4  Thank RumourUK
Reviewed 9 May 2012

Was tracing a Malay Pilot who was shot down by the name of Henry Tallala, the cemetery was so peaceful and perfect, not one blade of grass out of place. Many thanks to the CWGC

3  Thank Sarahrobjohn
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Becky B
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Response from chris w | Reviewed this property |
The cemetery lies 7km south west of Caen, 3km west of Troarn. Take the RN175 road out of Caen. Good Luck
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