35. Romeries

In the Romeries military cemetery, 832 Commonwealth graves for 832 soldiers who suffered very different fates.

It is in one of the largest cemeteries in the Cambrai area, with 832 Commonwealth graves, that there are to be found, buried a few metres apart, two soldiers who suffered very different fates. One of them was awarded the Victoria Cross, while the other was shot for attempted desertion. Two lives with tragic endings, but brought closer to one another after the 2006 pardon granted by the British Crown.



The hundred Days' Offensive 5 Romeries - Télécharger

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Whether they follow the Escaut, drive along country roads, discover the picturesque alleys of the old Cambrai, fortified farms, museums, learn about Matisse and Blériot, lace ang giants, tourists will understand why the inhabitants of this part of France are so happy to welcome them and will feel like coming back.

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