List of military cemeteries in Normandy

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The following military cemeteries were established in the French region of Normandy in memory for casualties of the World War II battles there:

American

British

  • Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery contains 2,175 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War with a high number of casualties from Operation Goodwood interred in the cemetery.
  • Bayeux War Cemetery contains 4,144 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 338 of them unidentified. There are also over 500 war graves of other nationalities, the majority German.
  • Brouay War Cemetery contains 375 British and 2 Canadian graves with a high number of casualties from the 53rd (Welch) Division.
  • Cambes-en-Plaine War Cemetery contains 223 graves of those that fell during the fighting around Caen with a high number from the British 59th Division.
  • Fonentay le Pesnil War Cemetery contains 457 British, four Canadian and 59 German casualties of fighting in the local area.
  • Hermanville War Cemetery contains 986 British, 13 Canadian, three Australian and three French graves predominantly of those that fell during the landing on Sword.
  • Hottot Les Bagues War Cemetery contains 1015 Commonwealth graves (56 unidentified).
  • Jerusalem War Cemetery is the smallest in Normandy containing 47 British, one Czech and one unidentified grave.
  • La Delivrande War Cemetery contains 942 Allied soldiers' graves and 180 German graves.
  • Ranville War Cemetery contains 2,235 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 97 of them unidentified. There are also 330 German graves and a few burials of other nationalities. The neighbouring churchyard also contains 47 Commonwealth burials, one of which is unidentified, and one German grave.
  • Ryes War Cemetery contains 652 Commonwealth burials and one Polish burial. There are also 335 German graves. This cemetery is actually closer to Bazenville than Ryes
  • St. Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux The cemetery contains 1,627 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 49 of them unidentified. There are also 555 German burials.
  • Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery contains the graves of 990 Allied and 232 German soldiers.

Canadian

German

Polish

External links

  • The Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Find a cemetery
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