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SOMERSET MILITARY BURIAL GROUND

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Country:
Bermuda
Identified Casualties:
13

Location Information

This burial ground is on the north side of Somerset Island, between Somerset Ferry and the Public Wharf.

Historical Information

During the First World War, Bermuda was garrisoned successively by the 2nd Lincolns, the Royal Canadian Regiment, the 38th Bn. Canadian Infantry, the 163rd Bn. Canadian Infantry and the 2/4th East Yorkshire Regiment. The 3rd Bn. Jamaica War Contingent was there between March and May 1916. The Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps, Bermuda Militia and Garrison Artillery were pre-war auxiliary units raised on the island.

Somerset Military Burial Ground contains 13 Commonwealth burials of the First World War.