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BUXTON CEMETERY

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Country:
United Kingdom
Locality:
Derbyshire
Identified Casualties:
76
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-1.90132
Latitude:
53.24471

Historical Information

Buxton Cemetery contains 54 scattered burials of the First World War, 29 of them Canadian; a Canadian special orthopaedic hospital was at Buxton in 1917-19 and the town was No 1 Canadian Discharge Depot.

The cemetery also contains 22 Second World War burials, some of them made from the RAF station that was at Harpur Hill at this time.