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MARGATE CEMETERY, KENT

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Country:
United Kingdom
Locality:
Kent
Identified Casualties:
130

Location Information

The cemetery is in Manston Road.

Historical Information

During the Second World War, Margate was just a few miles from the RAF aerodrome at Manston.

Margate Cemetery contains 81 Second World War burials, 3 of which are unidentified. A number of these are casualties from the evacuation of Dunkirk. More than half of the graves form a war graves plot in Section 50, which also contains the graves of 18 German airmen, 1 of which is unidentified. The rest of the graves are scattered throughout the cemetery, as are the 53 burials from the First World War, 2 of which are unidentified.

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