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SUNDERLAND (BISHOPWEARMOUTH) CEMETERY

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Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
SUNDERLAND (BISHOPWEARMOUTH) CEMETERY Print this image


Country:
United Kingdom
Locality:
Durham
Identified Casualties:
393
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-1.4194
Latitude:
54.89763

Historical Information

During the First World War, part of Ward 3 Section A was set aside for service war burials, though more than 100 war graves are scattered elsewhere in the cemetery. This plot was extended to accommodate some of the Second World War burials. The remainder are in scattered. The war graves plot is on the central path which runs between the two entrances to the cemetery, one in Hylton Road on the north and one in Chester Road on the south.

Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery contains 237 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 156 from the Second. There are also 31 non-war service burials in the cemetery and one Dutch war grave.