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The British Cemetery of Giavera del Montello contains the tombs of 417 Commonwealth Soldiers who died during the Great War. In 1918 in Giavera, an area held by the British, there was a violent offensive by the Austrian troops that cost the lives of many soldiers. This Holy Ground is characterized by a close connection to the surrounding environment, taking on the form of a well-kept garden. There are 417 marble stems, all the same shape and size, that include the details of the deceased, age at death, role in the army, emblems of the division and symbols related to religious affiliation, for example the Star of David for the Jews and the Cross for the Christians. In some cases, there are also phrases or a short inscriptions by the family members. The tombstones of this Cemetery were all replaced in the early 1990s. The English Cemetery is located in Via Chiesa in Giavera del Montello, its walkway surrounded by olive trees. The Cross of Sacrifice and a staircase with two inscriptions on the sides can be found at the entrance, one in Italian and the other in English, as a tribute to the Allied Soldiers who fell during the War of 1915-1918. At the end of the meadow, there is the Stone of Remembrance, a Stone Altar between two great magnolias on which the phrase “Their name liveth forever” was engraved.  

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