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MEDICINE HAT (HILLSIDE) CEMETERY

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Country:
Canada
Locality:
Alberta
Identified Casualties:
70
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-110.70992
Latitude:
50.02699

Location Information

Hillside Cemetery is located at the corner of 10th Avenue South-West and Gershaw Drive (Highway 3). The cemetery is across the street from the airport.

Visiting Information

The cemetery grounds are open daily for visitation from sunrise to sunset. The on site cemetery office is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Historical Information

During the 1939-1945 War, No.34 Service Flying Training School was established at Medicine Hat.

The majority of the graves in this cemetery are from the 1939-1945 War. Many of the casualties were from the Flying Training School.

Most of the war graves lie together in Block 139, where a Cross of Sacrifice was erected in 1960.

There are now nearly 20, 1914-1918 and nearly 60, 1939-1945 War casualties commemorated in this site.