Arras Memorial

Historical Information (Source: CWGC)

At the entrance to the Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery in France stands the Arras Memorial. The memorial commemorates nearly 35,000 soldiers of the British, South African and New Zealand forces with no known grave. Most of those commemorated were killed in the Battle of Arras, fought between 9 April and 16 May 1917. The memorial was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens with sculpture by Sir William Reid Dick


Served with

  • United Kingdom (34740)
  • South African (76)
  • New Zealand (1)

Served in

  • Army (33836)
  • Navy (981)
Arras Memorial
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