Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery

Sannerville, France

For the most part, the men buried at Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery were killed in the fighting from the second week of July 1944, when Caen was captured, to the last week in August, when the Falaise Gap had been closed and the Allied forces were preparing their advance beyond the Seine. The cemetery contains 2,170 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 140 of them unidentified, and five Polish graves.

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Founded: 1944
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in France

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cassio silva (4 years ago)
The vast majority of the soldiers buried in this cemetery, were killed during the Battle of the Bolsaise of Falaise, which occurred in August 1944. There are 2150 British, 11 Canadians, 05 Australians, 05 Poles, 02 New Zealanders and 02 unidentified. My respect and admiration to those who lost their lives for fighting for freedom in Europe.
Stefan Howard (5 years ago)
My father is buried there, along with the Halifax bomber crew that died while flying in secret agents behind enemy lines in April 1943. We are so grateful that all the graves there are maintained so beautifully. Thank you.
Vincent Louvet (6 years ago)
M S (6 years ago)
Less known because it is far from the tourist spots of the coast, like all the super-maintained military cemeteries. There is the grave of a 17-year-old soldier sold On the left side of the entrance is a stone portico I suppose the entrance to the Abbey of Troarnde, high class.
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