BRITISH WORLD WAR II CEMETERIES
CEMETERY PICTURE
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CEMETERY INFORMATION
Name
Nationality
Bayeux War Cemetery
British
Established
Location
June 16th to August 7th 1944
Bayeux
Cemetery Address
Total graves
Boulevard Fabian Ware, Bayeux - France
4,267
Memorial
Chapel
Visitors Building

Opening hours
The cemetery is open on a daily basis from 08.00 - 19.00.

Description
Located on the Boulevard Fabian Ware and situated just outside the town of Bayeux and in sight of the famous Cathedral, is the British War Cemetery and Memorial. Those who died during Operation Overlord from 6th June 1944 (D-Day) are buried. Bayeux Military Cemetery is the largest British World War II Cemetery in France.

The BAYEUX MEMORIAL stands opposite the cemetery and bears the names of more than 1,800 men of the Commonwealth land forces who died in the early stages of the campaign and have no known grave. They died during the landings in Normandy, during the intense fighting in Normandy itself, and during the advance to the River Seine in August.