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El Alamein Commonwealth Cemetery
- El Alamein Commonwealth Cemetery
- Alt Name:
- World War Two
- 1900AD - 1999AD
- El Alamein
- El Alamein,
- El Alamein Battlefield, El Alamein War Museum,
Australian 9th Division War Memorial,
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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Address: El Alamein, Egypt
Phone: +44 (0)1628 507200
The El Alamein Commonwealth Cemetery is located in the northern Egyptian town of El Alamein, around 130km west of Alexandria. Getting to El Alamein can be quite tricky. A bus service operates from Alexandria’s Al-Mo’af al-Gedid station, but ensure you know when it comes back. Contact the local tourist office or ask your hotel.
The El Alamein Commonwealth Cemetery is open daily during daylight hours. Admission is free.
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