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ROCHEFORT-SUR-MER NAVAL CEMETERY

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Country:
France
Locality:
Charente-Maritime
Identified Casualties:
28
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-0.96484
Latitude:
45.94505

Location Information

Rochefort-sur-Mer is a naval port near the mouth of the River Charente and some 480 kilometres from Paris.

Rochefort-sur-Mer Naval Cemetery is near the Naval Hospital, which is at the north-east of the Rue Denfert-Rochereau, to the north-west of the town centre. (The cemetery is within the former Naval Base)

There are 29 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-1945 war here, 1 of which is unidentified, and they are located in the north-east corner of the cemetery.

Visiting Information

The cemetery is normally kept locked. Keys are obtainable from the Tourtist Office in the Avenue Sadi Carnot (behind the Post Office) in Rochefort - Tel. 05 46 99 08 60.

The keys to the cemetery may only be obtained on production of identity papers - such as passport, or in the case of French nationals a carte de sejour or carte d'identite.

OPENING TIMES of Tourist Office at Avenue Sadi Carnot:
Monday to Saturday 09.30 to 12.30 and 14.00 to 18.30.

Sundays and closed days - the address of the tourist office that is open will be Porte de l'Arsenal - Opening times: 10.00 to 12.30 and 13.30 to 17.00.