Latest updates to the site 4th November 2014


Cemeteries - World War I..


Belgium Index


France Index


Great Britain Index


Turkey (Gallipoli) Index


Other Countries WW1 Index



Cemeteries - World War II


Belgium Index


France Index


Great Britain Index


Other Countries WW2 Index





Memorial Index


Shot at Dawn


Cemeteries with "Shot at Dawn" burials



Victoria Cross


Cemeteries with Victoria Cross Burials





The Men who designed the Cemeteries


A site of remembrance and comprehensive guide to the military cemeteries and memorials around the world

Incorporating our extensive 1939-1945 Index with over 500 cemeteries currently featured

This site contains photographs of all 940 cemeteries in France and Belgium of 40 or more burials visited by Sidney C. Hurst whilst compiling his 1929 book "The Silent Cities", All of these cemeteries have been personally visited and photographed by ourselves, the site also contains images of over 3500 military cemeteries and memorials from all around the world. We are continually updating and improving our images.

This website is entirely funded by ourselves, however, if you have enjoyed the site or found it useful and would like to make a donation toward its continued upkeep and evolution, please do so by using the secure link below. Many thanks.

If you would prefer to donate by cheque, please contact us




Contributions to the site are always welcome, if you have a photograph of a cemetery or serviceman you would like to submit please contact us via the button on the right. Credit will of course be given.

We would like to gratefully acknowledge the assistance of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in the creation of this website, any information or image we may have used has been done so with full permission.






Site originally designed by Ann Whittam and online since January 2005. Over 1 million visitors at January 2009

All photographs Copyright of Terry Heard and Brent Whittam unless otherwise stated. If you would like to use any of the images on site please contact us.

Our virtual war memorial archive

Images and details of over 1500 of the men who fought and died. Submit an image and it will be added to the relevant cemetery/memorial page.


Roll of Honour (Images)

Roll of Honour (Dedications)

Regimental Badge Archive

World War One Battles

Book Reviews

Miscellaneous articles


Information on how to submit to the site

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Think well of us, oh land for which we fell. May all go well with Britain still go well. Keep her bright banners free from spot or stain. Lest we should dream that we may die in vain!

The Debt of Honour facility provided by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission helps you to trace those who fought and died in both wars

The Canadian Virtual War Memorial is an invaluable research tool for anyone researching those who served with the Canadian forces during the Great War

One of the world's great virtual museums, the Australian War Memorial has a wealth of information for anyone tracing those who served with the Australian forces