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KILCHATTAN OLD CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF COLONSAY

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Country:
United Kingdom
Locality:
Argyllshire
Identified Casualties:
13
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-6.23911
Latitude:
56.07472

Location Information

This churchyard lies 4 miles west of the Scalasaig Pier, on the island of Colonsay. It contains war graves of both World Wars. The majority of the burials form a group in the south-eastern corner of the churchyard.

Historical Information

This churchyard contains 6 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war, including that of 1 unidentified seaman from H.M.S. "Viknor"; five are on the right hand side of the Churchyard, and one (Brown) near the left boundary. There are a further 16 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-45 war, including 6 unidentified seamen of the Merchant Navy and 2 unidentified sailors of the Royal Navy. There are 2 Foreign National war burials, 1 Danish Merchant Navy seaman and 1 Italian internee.