This was such an unusual cemetery because I had never seen something like this. It was beautifully built and well looked after. Bless them all and the earth.
This is one of two Mine craters that was used by the Canadians for the burial of their troops that fell at Vimy Ridge, so it is a mass grave turned into a very moving memorial and cemetery. There are no headstones just the knowledge that there are 53 burials, five of which remain unidentified. A very moving visit.
Not a cemetery in the sense of having gravestones, the burials were actually inside a large crater which then became a memorial to the dead it contained. Located in the middle of nowhere really, but no less attractive a spot for all that. Immaculately maintained as are all CWGC sites.
I had an interesting time finding this Canadian cemetery. There is no sign at the turn-off. Note: If you are... 更多