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OPORTO (ST. JAMES) BRITISH CHURCHYARD

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Country:
Portugal
Identified Casualties:
11
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-8.62403
Latitude:
41.15001

Location Information

Oporto, a seaport and the second largest city in Portugal, is on the northern bank of the river Douro. Oporto (St.James) British Churchyard is situated beside St. James Church, near the Júlio Dinis maternity hospital and the Gardens of the Cristal Palace.

Cemetery address: Largo da Maternidade Júlio Dinis 4150-181 Porto.

GPS Co-ordinates: 41.150466, -8.623538

Visiting Information

The churchyard only opens through booking with St. James Church. To arrange access please call Tel: +351 22 609 1006

For further information and enquiries please contact enquiries@cwgc.org

Historical Information

The churchyard of the British church of St. James, Largo Maternidade Julio Diniz contains the graves of 11 Commonwealth airmen from three aircraft which crashed near Oporto at different times during the Second World War.