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ROCHDALE CEMETERY

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Country:
United Kingdom
Locality:
Lancashire
Identified Casualties:
125
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-2.18333
Latitude:
53.61328

Location Information

This cemetery, on the Bury road, belongs to the Corporation. It was opened in 1855, and it covers nearly 33 acres. It contains 83 scattered burials of the 1914-18 war and a War Cross is erected near the Chapel, facing the main drive. The Dearnley (War) Hospital, with 800 beds, was established in the Rochdale Poor Law Hospital building. There are now also 42 burials of the 1939-45 war.