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SWANSEA (MORRISTON) CEMETERY

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Country:
United Kingdom
Locality:
Glamorganshire
Identified Casualties:
69

Historical Information

During the Second World War, Swansea and Cardiff were the naval bases of Western Approaches Command. There was also a Royal Air Force station at Swansea and a stationary military hospital was posted to the Princess Royal Hospital.

Swansea (Morriston) Cemetery contains 64 scattered burials of the Second World War, including 1 unidentified seaman of the Merchant Navy. There are also 6 servicemen of the First World War buried or commemorated in the cemetery, the total including two men commemorated by special memorial who are buried in Morriston (Horeb) Congregational Chapelyard where there graves could no longer be maintained.

In addition to the Commonwealth burials the cemetery also contains one Polish war grave and four non-war service burials.