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The Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery is located near the village of Villers-Bretonneux just east of Amiens. The cemetery that contain 1,535 war graves was made after the Armistice when graves were brought in from other burial grounds in the area and from the battlefields. This monumental cemetery also contains the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial Tower and the Australian National Memorial.
 
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The World War I grave of the Canadian Major E. N. Gilliat (MC - killed on the 12th of August 1918) at the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Amien).

The World War I grave of the Canadian Major E. N. Gilliat (MC - killed on the 12th of August 1918) at the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Amien).
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Some of the many "A Soldier of the Great War" graves at the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Amien).

Some of the many "A Soldier of the Great War" graves at the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Amien).
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The memorial stone at the entrance to the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Amien).

The memorial stone at the entrance to the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Amien).
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One of the many Australian "A Soldier of the Great War" graves at the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Amien).

One of the many Australian "A Soldier of the Great War" graves at the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Amien).
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A section of the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Amien). In the background the Cross of Sacrifice.

A section of the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Amien). In the background the Cross of Sacrifice.
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The World War I grave of Second Lieutenant G. N. Troth (Royal Air Force - killed on the 21st of February 1918) at the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Amien).

The World War I grave of Second Lieutenant G. N. Troth (Royal Air Force - killed on the 21st of February 1918) at the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Amien).
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