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UK - TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

22/11/2016

Sections of the World War Two Sunken Garden at the Tower Hill Memorial will be closed from November 22nd until mid-February for maintenance work. Access will be restricted at times and visitors are asked to follow signposted routes.

FRANCE - SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.1

14/10/2016

We have been informed that some visitors have experienced intimidating behaviour from a local resident when visiting this site. Please do not park on verges or cut across the fields which are private land or block any of the tracks.

People can access this site without any problem and can park in front of this cemetery. They should be made aware, however, that problems occur when visiting the neighbouring sites leading up to Sheffield Park; ie Serre Road Cemetery No3, Queens Cemetery and Luke Copse British Cemetery.

Should you encounter any problems, we recommend you leave at once and file a formal complaint:
• Contact the local police (Gendarmerie) at Beaumetz-lès-Loges, tel  +33 3 21 55 22 17
• e-mail the town hall of Serre-les-Puisieux at ville.puisieux@wanadoo.fr or
• Make a statement at your local police station and send a copy to the British Embassy, 35 rue du Faubourg St-Honoré, 75383 Paris Cedex 08
or via email  bds.commemorations@fco.gov.uk who will then forward it to the local authorities.

FRANCE - RAILWAY HOLLOW CEMETERY, HEBUTERNE

13/10/2016

We have been informed that some visitors have experienced intimidating behaviour from a local resident when visiting this site. Please do not park on verges or cut across the fields which are private land or block any of the tracks.

Should you encounter any problems, we recommend you leave at once and file a formal complaint:
• Contact the local police (Gendarmerie) at Beaumetz-lès-Loges, tel  +33 3 21 55 22 17
• e-mail the town hall of Serre-les-Puisieux at ville.puisieux@wanadoo.fr or
• Make a statement at your local police station and send a copy to the British Embassy, 35 rue du Faubourg St-Honoré, 75383 Paris Cedex 08
or via email  bds.commemorations@fco.gov.uk who will then forward it to the local authorities.

FRANCE - SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.3, PUISIEUX

13/10/2016

We have been informed that some visitors have experienced intimidating behaviour from a local resident when visiting this site. Please do not park on verges or cut across the fields which are private land or block any of the tracks.

Should you encounter any problems, we recommend you leave at once and file a formal complaint:
• Contact the local police (Gendarmerie) at Beaumetz-lès-Loges, tel  +33 3 21 55 22 17
• e-mail the town hall of Serre-les-Puisieux at ville.puisieux@wanadoo.fr or
• Make a statement at your local police station and send a copy to the British Embassy, 35 rue du Faubourg St-Honoré, 75383 Paris Cedex 08
or via email  bds.commemorations@fco.gov.uk who will then forward it to the local authorities.

 

FRANCE - LUKE COPSE BRITISH CEMETERY, PUISIEUX

13/10/2016

We have been informed that some visitors have experienced intimidating behaviour from a local resident when visiting this site. Please do not park on verges or cut across the fields which are private land or block any of the tracks.

Should you encounter any problems, we recommend you leave at once and file a formal complaint:
• Contact the local police (Gendarmerie) at Beaumetz-lès-Loges, tel  +33 3 21 55 22 17
• e-mail the town hall of Serre-les-Puisieux at ville.puisieux@wanadoo.fr or
• Make a statement at your local police station and send a copy to the British Embassy, 35 rue du Faubourg St-Honoré, 75383 Paris Cedex 08
or via email  bds.commemorations@fco.gov.uk who will then forward it to the local authorities.

QUEENS CEMETERY, PUISIEUX

13/10/2016

We have been informed that some visitors have experienced intimidating behaviour from a local resident when visiting this site. Please do not park on verges or cut across the fields which are private land or block any of the tracks.

Should you encounter any problems, we recommend you leave at once and file a formal complaint:
• Contact the local police (Gendarmerie) at Beaumetz-lès-Loges, tel  +33 3 21 55 22 17
• e-mail the town hall of Serre-les-Puisieux at ville.puisieux@wanadoo.fr or
• Make a statement at your local police station and send a copy to the British Embassy, 35 rue du Faubourg St-Honoré, 75383 Paris Cedex 08
or via email  bds.commemorations@fco.gov.uk who will then forward it to the local authorities.

FRANCE - VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL

06/09/2016

Work on the new Sir John Monash Centre, to be located at the Australian National Memorial site near Villers-Bretonneux in France, will continue through to the official opening in April 2018. During this period, there may be short periods of disruption to visitors at the site and adjacent CWGC Villers-Bretonneux Military cemetery.

FRANCE - VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MILITARY CEMETERY

13/05/2016

Work on the new Sir John Monash Centre, to be located at the Australian National Memorial site near Villers-Bretonneux in France, will continue through to the official opening in April 2018. During this period, there may be short periods of disruption to visitors at the site and adjacent CWGC Villers-Bretonneux Military cemetery.

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.