CAMBRIDGE AMERICAN CEMETERY

Country United Kingdom
Region Cambridgeshire
Total identified casualties 19 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 52.21563
Longitude: 0.05368

Location Information

The cemetery is on the A1303, on the western outskirts of Cambridge.


Visiting Information

The cemetery is open daily to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. except December 25 and January 1. When the cemetery is open a staff member is on duty in the Visitor Building to answer questions and escort relatives to grave and memorial sites.

History Information

The Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial site, 30.5 acres in total, was donated by the University of Cambridge and is administered by the American Battle Monuments Commission. The cemetery contains the remains of 3,812 American military dead; 5,127 names are recorded on the Tablets of the Missing. Most died in the Battle of the Atlantic or in the strategic air bombardment of northwest Europe. Cambridge American Cemetery contains 18 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, almost all of them American citizens who died while serving with the RAF Ferry command or Air Transport Auxiliary.

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