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El Alamein Commonwealth Cemetery

El Alamein, Matrouh Governorate, Egypt

History Hit

24 Nov 2020

About El Alamein Commonwealth Cemetery

The El Alamein Commonwealth Cemetery is the burial place of 7,240 Commonwealth soldiers who died in the course of the Western Desert campaign in Egypt and Libya during World War II, particularly those who were killed in the Battle of El Alamein in 1942.

Together with the beautifully organised grave site, the El Alamein Commonwealth Cemetery houses the Alamein Cremation Memorial and the El Alamein Memorial. It is located near the El Alamein Battlefield.

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