Souda Bay War Cemetery, Souda

#6 of 35 in Historic Sites in Chania Prefecture
Cemetery · Tourist Spot
The Suda Bay War Cemetery is a military cemetery administered by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission at Souda Bay, Crete, Greece. It contains burials from both World War I and especially World War II (Battle of Crete). It was designed by architect Louis de Soissons.

Among those buried there are John Pendlebury (1904 – 22 May 1941) and Dudley Perkins (1915 – 25 February 1944).
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  • A well kept memorial to those who fell in several conflicts. It contains burials from both World War I and World War II, especially from Battle of Crete in May 1941. There is also a memorial to a....  more »
  • To be honest, I had never really thought that a visit to a cemetery would be in any way inspiring or memorable, but I was totally wrong. For the first time I understood what it meant to pay one's...  more »

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