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BEDFORD GATE OF HEAVEN CEMETERY

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Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
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Country:
Canada
Locality:
Nova Scotia
Identified Casualties:
25
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-63.6657
Latitude:
44.75377

Location Information

The cemetery is located at 33 Old Sackville Road, adjacent to Highway 101 and west of Highway 101,102 intersection.

Visiting Information

The cemetery is owned and operated by the Catholic Cemeteries Commission.

It is open Monday to Friday from 08:00am to 16:00pm and Saturday from 08:00am to 12:00 noon. Closed on Sunday.

There is an office on site, open Monday to Friday, from 8:00am to 16:00pm. Closed on all holidays.

To contact the cemetery:

Telephone: (902) 865-8916
Website: www.ccchalifax.com

Mailing address:

Gate of Heaven Cemetery
Catholic Cemeteries Commission
33 Old Sackville Road
Lower Sackville, NS
B4C 2J5

Historical Information

Gate of Heaven Cemetery opened in 1938 and is comprised of 31 rolling acres. It is the final resting place of many notable persons, including Premier Angus L. MacDonald. In addition to traditional burial plots, Gate of Heaven Cemetery offers a niche collumbarium for interment of cremated remains.

There are 25 Commonwealth war graves of the 1939-1945 war scattered throughout the cemetery.