Commonwealth War Cemetery Ryes
(France - Basse-Normandie - Bazenville)
The Allied offensive in north-western Europe began with the Normandy landings of 6 June 1944.
Ryes War Cemetery is not far inland from the beaches at Arromanches, where the 50th Division landed on 6 June. The first burials were made there just two days after the landings.
The cemetery contains 652 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War. There are also one Polish and 335 German graves.
Click for more information on the overview at the bottom of the page.
- Text: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Photos: De Roust Jente
Address and contactinformation
- Route de Bazenville
- WWII grade:
Where is it?
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Point of interest
- Phoenix Caissons Mulberry B Tracy-sur-Mer
- Russian 76.2mm M1902 Gun Longues sur Mer
- Remains Mulberry Harbour
- Commonwealth War Cemetery Brouay
- Commonwealth War Cemetery Secqueville-en-Bessin
- Commonwealth War Cemetery Jerusalem
Amongst others, the following persons are buried here (Overview)
|Name||Date of death|
|Binns, Charles||August 28th, 1944|
|Champion, John Ghrimes||July 31st, 1944|
|Dominiak, Slawomir||July 8th, 1944|
|Loynds, Stanley Thomas||September 2nd, 1944|