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French italian military cimetary

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  • St-Mandrier : cimetière franco-italien
  • St-Mandrier : cimetière franco-italien
  • St-Mandrier : cimetière franco-italien
  • St-Mandrier : cimetière franco-italien
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National necropolis where soldiers of the First World War and Italian soldiers of the Second World War are buried. Mausoleum of Admiral Latouche Tréville.
Considered as one of the most beautiful cemeteries in France, you will find a mausoleum in the shape of a pyramid, measuring nearly 8m high and surrounded by 2 sphinxes, from 1810. It houses the tomb of Vice Admiral Latouche-Tréville, commander-in-chief of the Mediterranean Naval Forces, who died on board his ship the Bucentaure in Toulon harbour on 19 August 1804.

In December 1948, the cemetery was made a National Necropolis.

Here lie soldiers and sailors killed in the First World War : 1024 French and 57 foreigners (1 Bulgarian, 16 Russians, 18 Greeks and 22 Serbs) were buried in individual graves.
An ossuary also contains the bones of 777 French soldiers.

In 1961 the remains of 975 Italian soldiers, whose bodies were not claimed by their families, who died in the south of France during the Second World War, were collected in a columbarium.

In this cemetery there are 3 monuments:
- The mausoleum of Vice Admiral Latouche-Tréville
- A tomb containing the remains of Marie-Nicolas Ravier, a captain in the Eastern Army who died for France on 8 October 1917
- A monument erected in memory of the personnel of the Naval Health Service who died in the maritime hospital of Saint-Mandrier.
Between the maritime hospital and the Croix des Signaux, the national cemetery are buried or the first world war of the dead.  At the center of the cemetery which is considered one of the finest in France, raise a mausoleum pyramid, 8 meters high, surrounded by two sphinxes. This is the tomb of Admiral Latouche Tréville, commander of the Mediterranean fleet. 
Période(s) d'ouvertureAll year round, daily between 8 am and 6 pm.
General
  • Type of culturel patrimony :
    • Historic site and monument
  • Army patrimony :
    • Military Patrimony
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83430
Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer
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Latitude : 43.077642
Longitude : 5.935045
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