Robermont Cemetery – Liege, Belgium


Robermont Cemetery Liege Belgium
View of the WWI Memorial at Robermont Cemetery in Liege, Belgium

Robermont Cemetery is the largest and most important cemetery of the City of Liege. Although Robermont is a civilian cemetery, it also has a Military plot with over 1600 burials of WWI. This however is not limited to only Belgian Nationals. The area is divided into different sections where soldiers from other nations have found their final resting place.

The Military cemetery holds 320 fallen Belgian soldiers of which more than 250 from WWI. From the Commonwealth around 50 Canadian soldiers, 1 Russian and 1 civilian, all but one fallen in WWI. Also from WWI are a little over a 100 French, more than 300 Italian and around 150 Russian and Polish graves from WWI.

Robermont Cemetery Military Field map
Robermont Cemetery Military Field Liege Belgium map

Belgian Section

There are 320 fallen Belgian soldiers buried here of which more than 250 from WWI.

Robermont Cemetery Liege Belgium
A view of the Belgian grave section of Robermont Cemetery Liege Belgium
Robermont Cemetery Liege Belgium
Headstones of decorated Belgian fallen and honorary old combatants at Robermont Cemetery Liege, Belgium
Military graves at Robermont Cemetery Liege Belgium
Fallen Belgian soldiers at Robermont Cemetery – Liege, Belgium

Civilian Victims of War Section

Graves of fallen Belgian civilians of WW1 and WW2. More graves of civilian victims of war can be found in other sections of the cemetery.

Civilian victims of war robermont Belgium
Civilian victims of war at Robermont Cemetery, Liege, Belgium

Commonwealth Section

A view of the Commonwealth section of the cemetery. This is the final resting place of the around 48 soldiers of whom most are British, three Canadian, one Australian, one New-Zealander and one Russian. From WW2 there are two RAF airmen (one Belgian National who flew with the RAF) buried here.

Canadian Commonwealth graves Robermont Belgium
Canadian Commonwealth graves at Robermont Cemetery, Belgium
Russian Soldier Bendelow
Russian Soldier Bendelow
CWGC sign Robermont Liege Belgium
CWGC sign at Robermont Cemetery, Liege in Belgium
Cemetery plan CWGC section Robermont Liege
Schematic CWGC cemetery plan of Robermont cemetery Liege, Belgium

Russian and Polish Section

Here rest 150 Russian and Polish soldiers.

Russian memorial plaque Robermont cemetery
Russian memorial plaque Robermont cemetery
Grave Paul Nadzuradze 1916 Robermont Belgium
The Grave of Paul Nadzuradze (fallen 1916) at Robermont Belgium

A separate plot where the graves seem to be for the Russian Imperial Army of which some date back to WW1 and some to WW2. The graves seem to be getting a minimum amount of care.

Graves Russian Imperial Army Robermont cemetery
Graves of the Russian Imperial Army at Robermont cemetery, Belgium
Grave Colonel Anatole Boulatzell Russian Imperial Army
The grave of Colonel Anatole Boulatzell of the Russian Imperial Army at Robermont Cemetery, Liege, Belgium
Grave Alexis J Mihailitchenko Colonel Russian Imperial Garde
The Grave of Alexis J Mihailitchenko of the Russian Imperial Regiment Moscow at Robermont Cemetery, Liege, Belgium

Serbian Section

This is a small section with a large monument.

Serbian WW1 Monument Robermont Cemetery Belgium
Serbian WW1 monument at Robermont Cemetery in Belgium
Serbian ww1 monument inscription
Serbian WW1 monument inscription at Robermont Cemetery, Liege, Belgium

Italian Section

There are around 300 fallen Italian soldiers at the cemetery, which is quite a number compared to the combined total.

Italian WW1 war graves robermont cemetery
Italian WW1 war graves at Robermont Cemetery, Liege, Belgium
Italian WW1 war graves robermont cemetery
Italian WW1 war graves at Robermont Cemetery, Liege, Belgium

German Section

The German section of the cemetery is located a little further in a separate location. With 800 fallen soldiers this section holds the largest group of WW1 graves.

German WW1 graves at Robermont Cemetery
German WW1 graves at Robermont Cemetery, Liege, Belgium
German WW1 monument Robermont Cemetery Liege
German WW1 monument at Robermont Cemetery Liege, Belgium

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The cemetery is publicly and freely admissible.



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