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Cemetery Details

BIRKENHEAD (LANDICAN) CREMATORIUM

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Country:
United Kingdom
Locality:
Cheshire
Identified Casualties:
38
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-3.08571
Latitude:
53.36548

Historical Information

The Crematorium was opened in 1934 and is situated in Birkenhead (Landican) Cemetery.

The names of nearly 40, 1939-1945 war casualties are inscribed on a screen wall of Portland stone which stands facing towards the Cross of Sacrifice in the War Graves Plot in the cemetery. The screen wall also bears the following inscription:

1939 - 1945

THE SAILORS SOLDIERS AND AIRMEN
COMMEMORATED HERE DIED IN THE
SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY AND
WERE CREMATED