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Cemetery Details

CRUIT ISLAND CATHOLIC CEMETERY

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Country:
Ireland, Republic of
Locality:
County Donegal
Identified Casualties:
5
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-8.41273
Latitude:
55.02793

Location Information

Cruit Island, situated in Rosses Bay, is linked by a bridge to the mainland of Co. Donegal. The cemetery is 4 miles north of Burtonport and 1 mile north of the bridge. It is on the west side of the island road. The war graves are together in a row on the east boundary of the cemetery.

Historical Information

There are 10 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-1945 war here, 5 of which are unidentified merchant seamen.