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MARDEN CEMETERY

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Country:
United Kingdom
Locality:
Kent
Identified Casualties:
14

Location Information

Marden is a parish and village lying 10 miles east-south-east of Tonbridge and about the same distance south of Maidstone. The cemetery, which was opened in 1937, is a mile north of the railway station on the main Maidstone road.

Historical Information

The cemetery contains the graves of 1 sailor and 12 soldiers belonging to the forces of the United Kingdom and 1 airman making a total of 14 burials of the 1939-1945 War. Eleven of the soldiers were killed by a flying bomb on 3rd July, 1944, and rest in two large collective graves in the centre of the cemetery, to the right of the main pathway from the entrance.