"British Commonwealth War Cemetery" Skopje Off The Beaten Path Tip by Jasen71

Skopje Off The Beaten Path: 58 reviews and 96 photos

A special place is the memorial garden and cemetery which is such a calm area, maybe because I had just left the hustle & bustle of the city, but it seemed more than that, very calm, very peaceful.

Skopje was captured by the Bugarians in October 1915 and re-entered by the British Army and French cavalry at the end of September 1918. Skoplje British Cemetery was created after the Armistice.

There are now 124 Commonwealth servicemen buried or commemorated in this cemetery. Six of the burials are unidentified and special memorials commemorate six servicemen buried in Uskub German Cemetery whose graves could not be found

The war cemetery is north-east of the town, 1 kilometre north of the railway station in Bulevar Jugoslavija. It lies adjacent to the church of the Archangel Michael and an accommodation building for the university.

Let us not forget of those that gave their tomorrow for our today!

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  • Updated Jul 24, 2006
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