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ABBOTSFORD (HAZELWOOD) CEMETERY

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Country:
Canada
Locality:
British Columbia
Identified Casualties:
15
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-122.28153
Latitude:
49.06367

Location Information

The cemetery is located on Hazelwood Avenue off Highway 11 North.

Visiting Information

The cemetery grounds are open for visitation seven days a week. There is no office on site.

The cemetery is owned and operated by the City of Abbotsford. To contact the cemetery:

Telephone: (604) 859-3134
Fax: (604) 854-5077

Mailing address:

Matsqui Hazelwood Cemetery
c/o Cemetery Clerk, City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford, BC
V2T 1W7

Historical Information

Among the graves in this cemetery are those of 8 airmen who lost their lives in July 1945 in an aircraft accident whilst at No. 5 Operations Training unit.

The graves are marked by headstones laid flat and the Royal Air Force graves lie together in Plot 5.

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