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La Delivrande War Cemetery

Route de Caen, Douvres-la-Delivrande, France
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Very moving

The cemetery is next to a busy road junction. The car park of the neighbouring civil cemetery is... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Stuart F
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Well kept cemetary

The cemetary at Douvres is beautifully maintained. The visitor book and registry of graves... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Colin H
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11 Sep 2017
“Very moving”
6 Jun 2017
“Well kept cemetary”
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Route de Caen, Douvres-la-Delivrande, France
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The cemetery is next to a busy road junction. The car park of the neighbouring civil cemetery is the best place to park. The cemetery is very well kept and was fortunate to arrive just as the sun came out. The sight of the graves...More

Thank Stuart F
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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The cemetary at Douvres is beautifully maintained. The visitor book and registry of graves available to all visitors. A little more local information would have been nice on the actions in and around the village which led to it becoming the resting place for so...More

Thank Colin H
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Visited my great uncles grave for the first time. Entering the arch there is a small cupboard in the wall that contains a record of all the people buried there and a visitors book. The cemetery is well maintained and very peaceful.

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Reviewed 27 May 2016

A very peaceful place, well maintained and not busy. Interesting thing also is that there are a number of German war grave in this British cemetery.

Thank Gloggy
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful tombstones and well looked after. Very nice to see such time and effort has went in to preserving what these men went through.

Thank Conor B
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Quiet and tranquil. Perfectly kept like all CWGC cemeteries, large and small. Mainly D-Day and just after casualties, if I remember righly. Thre was an ADS next door?

Thank Geoff L
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

We visit this cemetery often as the father of a dear friend lies there. It is always immaculate, not a weed in sight and at this time of year the roses and other flowers are lovely. Despite being close to a busy road the whole...More

Thank lizanneSurrey
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

as you would expect, the markers are regimented, what make the difference here & at the Canadian Cemetery are the the Flowers & Roses. The War Graves Commission and the gardeners do our country proud in their upkeep of such places. The Flowers, Roses &...More

Thank Chevalier9732
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

I was deeplly moved during my visit here. Not in your in your face as others, but equally as thought Provoking if not more. This isn`t as well sign posted as other's,

Thank Paul_osborne46
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tracey I
2 September 2015|
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Hello Tracey. We went there last week and there was no opening time or hours mentioned. It seems accessible 24/7. Just behind it, you have the public cemetary and it said opened From 8am until 8pm or 6pm depending on the... More
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