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BRISTOL (ARNOS VALE) CREMATORIUM

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Country:
United Kingdom
Locality:
Gloucestershire
Identified Casualties:
68

Location Information

The Crematorim is located in Arnos Vale Cemetery which is on the Bath Road, about a mile from Temple Meads Railway station.

Historical Information

The Crematorium was established in Arnos Vale Cemetery in 1929. A memorial in front of the crematorium commemorates 68 servicemen and women of the Second World War whose remains were cremated there.

During both wars, there were a number of military hospitals at Bristol and the city was the depot of the Gloucestershire Regiment. During the Second World War there were also a number of Royal Air Force stations and prisoner of war camps in the area.