Military Monday: Tyne Cot Cemetery and more

With 11,968 burials Tyne Cot Cemetery in Belgium has more war graves than any other. That’s according to this CWGC blog post. 451 are Canadian. The names of an additional 34,998 are inscribed in the Tyne Cot Memorial — none Canadian

Tyne Cot isn’t the largest memorial site. The Menin Gate at Ypres commemorates 54,596 who died; 6,926 are Canadians.

The Vimy Memorial commemorates 11,240 war dead, 11,152 Canadians.

 

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