Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery and the Arras Memorial

Unveiling Ceremony 1932

Pictures courtesy and Gerard Seddon

The Arras Memorial stands in the Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery in Arras itself and commemorates 35,000 servicemen from the United Kingdom, South Africa and New Zealand who died in the Arras sector between the spring of 1916 and 7 August 1918 who have no known grave. Many were killed in the Battle of Arras. The cloistered memorial, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens with sculpture by William Reid Dick, was unveiled by Lord Trenchard in 1932.

 

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