Category Archives: Arras

Arras – London Cemetery, Neuville Vitasse

How about we start the New Year with a random cemetery visit?  I happened to find myself here last summer, at this burial ground a few miles south east of Arras – I’ll show you a map in a while … Continue reading

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Arras – ‘The CWGC Experience’

A quick trip back to Arras for an even quicker look at the home of the CWGC.

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Arras – 9th April 1917: A Walk to Observation Ridge

The spire of Arras church rises tallest on the horizon in this photograph, taken using the zoom, as we look west towards the city from what was once known as Observation Ridge.

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Arras – Roclincourt Military Cemetery

Two and a half miles due north of the centre of the city of Arras, Roclincourt Military Cemetery is one of four cemeteries in the environs of Roclincourt, although the only one actually in the village itself.

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The Arras Memorial & Faubourg d’Amiens Cemetery

Before we leave the city of Arras, it would be remiss of us not to pay our respects at the Arras Memorial.

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Arras – The Resistance Memorial

Night time in the Grand Place, Arras.

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Arras War Memorial

The inscription above the Poilu remembers the ‘Children of Arras, Dead in the Defense of Right’.

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