BIRKENHEAD (LANDICAN) CREMATORIUM

Country United Kingdom
Region Cheshire
Total identified casualties 38 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 53.36548
Longitude: -3.08571

Visiting Information

The Cremation Memorial is in the Non-Conformist Section 8.

History Information

The Crematorium was opened in 1934 and is situated in Birkenhead (Landican) Cemetery. The names of nearly 40, 1939-1945 war casualties are inscribed on a screen wall of Portland stone which stands facing towards the Cross of Sacrifice in the War Graves Plot in the cemetery. The screen wall also bears the following inscription: 1939 - 1945 THE SAILORS SOLDIERS AND AIRMEN COMMEMORATED HERE DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY AND WERE CREMATED

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