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TREORCHY CEMETERY

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Country:
United Kingdom
Locality:
Glamorganshire
Identified Casualties:
75
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-3.50918
Latitude:
51.66586

Location Information

Treorchy Cemetery is on the side of the mountain northwest of Trealaw Cemetery. It was opened in 1871 and also belongs to the Rhondda Urban District Council.

Historical Information

This contains war graves of both world wars, the burials of the 1914-1918 War being scattered in various parts. The burials of the 1939-1945 War, too, are scattered throughout the cemetery. Three members of the Home Guard, who were killed whilst on duty during an air raid on 29th April 1941, belonged to the 7th Glamorganshire (Pentre) Battalion.