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CLEETHORPES CEMETERY

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Country:
United Kingdom
Locality:
Lincolnshire
Identified Casualties:
159
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-0.03753
Latitude:
53.55514

Historical Information

Cleethorpes Cemetery contains 77 First World War burials. Thirty-one men of the 3rd Manchesters, billeted at Cleethorpes, were killed in a zeppelin raid on the 1st April, 1916; 24 are buried in one grave, under a Special Memorial erected by subscription, one (Bodsworth) in another unmarked grave in this cemetery is also named on the memorial. Six were buried elsewhere.

A War Cross is erected on an island site in the main drive.

Of the 80 Second World War burials in the cemetery, 49 form a war graves plot.