FORT GEORGE MILITARY CEMETERY, ST. PETER PORT, GUERNSEY

Country United Kingdom
Region Channel Islands
Total identified casualties 136 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 49.44206
Longitude: -2.53589

Location Information

Fort George is a fortress on the east coast of Guernsey in the southern vicinity of St. Peter Port. GPS Co-ordinates: N 49. 26. 532 W 002. 32. 147


History Information

The cemetery is War Department property and contains war graves of both world wars. After the 1914-1918 War, a Cross of Sacrifice and a memorial plaque were erected here in honour of all members of His Majesty's Forces buried in Guernsey, Alderney and Sark. These now serve to commemorate also those 1939-1945 War casualties who are buried on these islands. The Cross of Sacrifice is inscribed "Their glory shall not be blotted out"; on the memorial plaque are these words:- "The Cross of Sacrifice is erected to the honoured memory of those members of His Majesty's Forces who gave their lives during the wars of 1914-1918 and 1939-1945 and are buried in the islands of Guernsey, Alderney and Sark"

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