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ST. MARY CRAY CEMETERY

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Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
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Country:
United Kingdom
Locality:
Kent
Identified Casualties:
57

Visiting Information

A Visitor Information Panel has recently been installed at Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery to provide information about the war casualties buried here. This is one of many panels being erected to help raise awareness of First and Second World War graves in the UK (Sep 2013).

Historical Information

Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery was used during the Second World War by the nearby R.A.F. Station at Biggin Hill, and the majority of its 59 war burials are of airmen.

The war graves plot to the left of the entrance contains 50 of the 59 Commonwealth burials and the graves of three Polish airmen. The rest of the war graves are scattered throughout the cemetery. 2 of the burials are unidentified airman of the R.A.F.