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Latest Cemetery Information

GREECE - SUDA BAY WAR CEMETERY

27/07/2015

Major renovation of the turf and shrubbery will begin in this site from July
15th and run into October. Visitor access to the cemetery will not be possible
on Tuesday 4th August as the Cemetery will be closed from 07.00 until
11.00 due to essential maintenance, visitor access will also not be possible
on Wednesday 2nd September. 

Access will be possible throughout all other dates during the renovations;
however visitors are advised that there may be some disruption in certain
areas.




 

ITALY - GRANEZZA BRITISH CEMETERY

24/07/2015

Major renovations works on the cemetery boundary wall are about to commence and will be completed by the the end of August. Visitors are advised that access may be difficult at times, and to access the cemetery on foot.

GERMANY - DURNBACH WAR CEMETERY

23/07/2015

Due to road works, road 472 to the cemetery is closed off until end of July 2015.  There are parking facilities at the crossing of the 318 and the 472.  From there, the cemetery is at 1 km walking distance along the side of the road.

BELGIUM - SANCTUARY WOOD CEMETERY

23/07/2015

On 30 July 2015 at 18.30hrs a special commemorative service will be held by the Friends of Talbot House at the grave of Lt Gilbert Talbot at Sanctuary Wood Cemetery. On that day it will be exactly 100 years ago that Gilbert died and to commemorate this occasion a 'Talbot House Rose' will be planted near his grave side by a member of the Commission's staff. The public is welcome to attend.

BELGIUM - SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY

22/07/2015

Please note that major renovation works are taking place at this cemetery. Over 700 headstones are being replaced and a further 800 will be realigned. The works are starting in plot 5 and will then continue with plots 4, 3 and two to finish with plot 1. Please be aware that during the works it might be difficult to access certain graves. We expect the works to be finished by the end of August 2015. The horticulture in this cemetery will be restored by November 2015. Should you encounter any problems then please contact our office in Ieper at enquiries@cwgc.org or phone + 3257224750.

 

 

KENYA - NAIROBI WAR CEMETERY

21/07/2015

Please note that there have been reported attacks in the vicinity of the cemetery therefore all visitors are strongly advised to take care and not carry any valuables when visiting the site.  Visitors are strongly advised not to walk along the 1km access track to the cemetery from the main road but should travel to the cemetery entrance by vehicle only.

ITALY - BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY

16/07/2015

Visitors are advised that owing to a problem with our water source, the cemetery is very dry and brown at the moment and is likely to be so for the remainder of the summer.

TURKEY - LONE PINE CEMETERY

30/06/2015

Construction of grandstands for 4000 seats will commence on the 5th July in preparation for the commemorative event on the 6th August. immediately after the event and will take approximately 2-3 weeks. During this time the cemetery will be accessible but visitors should be aware that this construction will be taking place and it will have an effect on their visit. Visitors should avoid entering any of the areas where construction is taking place and respect the health & safety warning signs.

TURKEY - CHUNUK BAIR NEW ZEALAND MEMORIAL

30/06/2015

Construction of grandstands for 4000 seats will commence at the beginning of July in preparation for the commemorative event on the 8th August. The stands will be removed by the end of August.

GREECE - SARIGOL MILITARY CEMETERY

24/06/2015

A pedestal renovation project is currently underway and is due to be completed on the 15th September 2015. From the end of June until the beginning of August the pedestals and markers will be removed as part of the renovations process.