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The Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery & Memorial is one of the largest Commonwealth war cemeteries and memorial in the Arras area. The cemetery only had a few hundred graves during World War I, but after the war ended a lot of graves were moved to Vis-en-Artois from other smaller cemeteries in the area. Today 2,369 graves can be found here and the memorial holds almost 10,000 names of soldiers whose final resting have never been found.
  
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Some of the many World War I graves at the Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery - with the Memorial in the background.

Some of the many World War I graves at the Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery - with the Memorial in the background.
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The World War I grave of Serjeant C. J. Abrahams (Royal Flying Corps - killed ont the 19th of May 1917) at the Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery.

The World War I grave of Serjeant C. J. Abrahams (Royal Flying Corps - killed ont the 19th of May 1917) at the Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery.
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Some of the many World War I graves at the Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery - with the Memorial in the background.

Some of the many World War I graves at the Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery - with the Memorial in the background.
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The double World War I grave of Captain J. Steel and Lieutenant W. J. N. Gill (both killed on the 2nd of September 1918) at the Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery.

The double World War I grave of Captain J. Steel and Lieutenant W. J. N. Gill (both killed on the 2nd of September 1918) at the Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery.
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Some of the many World War I graves at the Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery.

Some of the many World War I graves at the Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery.
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The centre of the Vis-en-Artois Memorial at the Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery.

The centre of the Vis-en-Artois Memorial at the Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery.
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