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NETLEY MILITARY CEMETERY

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Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
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Country:
United Kingdom
Locality:
Hampshire
Identified Casualties:
671

Location Information

The cemetery lies within a park maintained by Hampshire County Council on the site of the former hospital, and access is by way of a private road with a lockable security barrier.

Visiting Information

A Visitor Information Panel has been installed at Netley Military Cemetery to provide information about the war casualties buried here. This is one of many panels being erected to help raise awareness of First and Second World War graves in the UK.

Visitors to the cemetery by vehicle are advised that the key to unlock the barrier is available from the shop next to the Tea Rooms in the Royal Victoria Country Park.

Historical Information

Netley Military Cemetery is a permanent military cemetery, the property of the Ministry of Defence. The cemetery was at the back of the Royal Victoria Military Hospital and was used during both wars for burials from the hospital.

The cemetery contains 636 First World War burials but only 35 from the Second World War. In addition to the Commonwealth graves, there are a number of war graves of other nationalities including 69 German graves dating from the First World War.