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BARROW-IN-FURNESS (THORNCLIFFE) CEMETERY AND CREMATORIUM

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Country:
United Kingdom
Locality:
Lancashire
Identified Casualties:
189
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-3.22499
Latitude:
54.12889

Historical Information

Barrow was shelled by "U 21" on the 29th January, 1915. During the Second World War, the town was one of the Royal Naval Stations of Western Approaches Command.

Barrow-In-Furness Cemetery was opened in 1873 and covers 66 acres. There are 109 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war including 1 unidentified. There are a further 83 burials of the1939-45 war, 5 of which are unidentified. There are 5 Foreign National war burials here.