Hermanville War Cemetery

The Hermanvile War Cemetery was originally known as Sword Beach Cemetery due to its proximity to Sword Beach. Many of the burials were from the men of the 3rd Division who stormed the beach on the 6th June 1944.

The cemetery contains 1,003 graves, 103 of them are unidentified. 986 are British, 13 are Canadian, 3 are Australian and 3 are French.

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Listing: Hermanville War Cemetery

Location

Rue du Cimetière Anglais
14880Hermanville-sur-mer
Calvados
France
Longitude:-0.30895829
Latitude:49.28592986
Parking: Free parking on site

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