Headstone renovation works at Mont Huon Military Cemetery
18 October 2012
Due to serious deterioration of some headstones and their
foundations at Mont Huon
Military Cemetery, major replacement works are being
undertaken to plots 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.
As a result of the scale of the works, and for Health and Safety
reasons, access to plots 1 - 5 will be closed until the new
headstones have been replaced.
All other plots within the cemetery will remain open and can be
accessed from the left hand side of the cemetery.
The structural works to plots 1 - 5 are scheduled to be
completed by the end of December 2012, after which horticultural
renovation will commence in 2013 to replace the grass and
This is phase 2 of 2. The first phase was completed in Spring
2012 when the top half of the cemetery was completely renovated
with turf purchased from the UK and the borders were replanted.
Visitors who would like to lay floral tributes to casualties
within plots 1 - 5 will need to contact a member of the CWGC team
on site, who will lay the flowers on the cross of sacrifice
temporarily whilst the works are ongoing.
Once the casualty's headstone has been replaced, any tributes
will be placed at the base of the headstone in the usual way.
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused during
this period, and thank you for your patience while we carry out
this necessary work to maintain the cemetery for the remembrance of
For further information or help, please contact the CWGC France Area Office.