Bone War Cemetery (Constantine)

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Bone War Cemetery
Cemetery Bone War.jpg
Country: Algeria
Coordinates: 36°52′20″N 7°43′04″E / 36.87222, 7.71778
Type: Public
Owned by: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Number of gravesites: 836
Website: Bone War Cemetery

The Bone War Cemetery is a cemetery in Algeria containing graves from the Second World War.


Allied troops made a series of landings on the Algerian coast in early November 1942. From there, they swept east into Tunisia, where the North African campaign came to an end in May 1943 with the surrender of the Axis forces.

Bone was occupied by Allied forces on 12 November 1942 and became important as a supply port, and for its airfield. The 70th General Hospital was there during the early months of 1943.

Bone War Cemetery contains 868 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War. There are also 14 non-war burials, mostly of merchant seamen whose deaths were not due to war service. It was designed by J. Hubert Worthington.

The cemetery also contains one First World War burial which was transferred here from Bone Communal Cemetery.[1]


The cemetery adjoins a children's amusement and leisure park, approximately 400 metres off Route N44 between Annaba and Constantine, on the road to Saraidi. It is about 5 kilometres west of Annaba.

"We Rest Here"

The following Signals related person is buried here.

Headstone Service Number Rank and Name Grave Location
C31153 Sigmn G. Meilleur V. G. 10.

See also


  1. CWGC Bone War Cemetery webpage