American War Cemetary, Cambridge
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
This simple and moving cemetery is the final resting place for Americans killed in World War II while serving in the UK. The site of 30 acres was donated by the University of Cambridge.
Over 3800 Americans are buried here, and the Wall of the Missing at the entrance lists the names of over 5000 more whose bodies were never recovered or identified. There is a small chapel on the site.
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About American War Cemetary
Address: Madingley, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Attraction Type: Historic Building
Location: 3 miles W of the University of Cambridge on the A1303
Website: American War Cemetary
OS: TL403 597
Photo Credit: Val Vannet, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low to exceptional) on historic interest
Barton, St Peter's Church - 2.5 miles (Historic Church)
Cambridge, St Peter's Church - 2.6 miles (Historic Church)
Cambridge Castle (Cambridge Hill) - 2.7 miles (Castle)
Cambridge and County Folk Museum - 2.7 miles (Museum)
Kettle's Yard - 2.7 miles (Art Gallery)
Magdalene College - 2.7 miles (Historic Building)
Trinity Hall - 2.8 miles (Historic Building)
Clare College - 2.8 miles (Historic Building)
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