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Cannock Chase German War Cemetery

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Visited this afternoon and it was so peaceful and tranquil - the grounds, graves, flower beds are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chris G
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Cannock, United Kingdom
Sad but intersting

A very peaceful place for German soldiers of the Great War to rest. Beautifully laid out and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TonyWhitby
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Landsborough, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited this afternoon and it was so peaceful and tranquil - the grounds, graves, flower beds are kept in immaculate condition. It was nice to have time to reflect and pay my respects. Poppy laid on the unnamed soldier

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very peaceful place for German soldiers of the Great War to rest. Beautifully laid out and looked after.

Thank TonyWhitby
Reviewed July 11, 2018

It was easily found even with the satnav misleading us. It covered a large area and we were amazed at the number of graves with two names on the front and two on the back. It was well kept and if you arrive as we...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Despite being a Service veteran, I have never visited a War Cemetery before. The scale is amazing, both of space and of the peaceful atmosphere. We were given a Talk by a Guide from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, who enlightened us with facts, about...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I had never been before, the scale of all the headstone is overwhelming, setting beautiful and perfect have been again since

Thank Kelly T
Reviewed April 25, 2018

We hated them, went to war against them, killed them, but now look after the dead with the utmost respect. A very humbling and thought provoking place in beautiful peaceful surroundings on Cannock Chase. The whole cemetery is immaculate and the graves are very well...More

Thank Gooner66iw
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Park your car at the first Commonwealth cemetery. That alone is fascinating, with its rows of white stones. You could be in Flanders. But walk down the country path leading away from it and you'll stumble onto something totally unexpected. A German war cemetery. The...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018

Set amongst the pine trees and expanse of Cannock chase an opportunity to visit a place that makes you think of difficult times in the past. Beautifully kept as a reminder of what the consequences are of WAR.

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

When you arrive at the War Grave Cemetery your first impression is of its beautiful and peaceful setting which is far from the scenes experienced by those poor men who lie here. Some are from as far away as Australia and New Zealand and it...More

Thank kevinsimm
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Lovely peaceful place to visit with beautiful surroundings always kept nice and tidy. Have visited many times safe parking ideal to have a picnic and have a walk around the chase and wel worth a visit anytime of the year nice to remember those who...More

Thank Karen G
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