KILCHOMAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ISLE OF ISLAY

Country United Kingdom
Region Argyllshire
Total identified casualties 31 Find these records
Casualties from First World War

History Information

This cemetery was made for the burial of the dead from H.M.S. "Otranto," sunk on the 6th October, 1918, after a collision. In the South part were buried the recovered bodies of the American soldiers on board, but all have been removed; in the North part are buried 73 sailors and Marines (including 43 unidentified) and one merchant sailor, of whom 71 belonged to "Otranto." (The three other graves were brought in from the shore of Machir Bay and from PORT CHARLOTTE NEW CEMETERY, where some of the American dead from the S.S. "Tuscania" were buried.)

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KILCHOMAN PARISH CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY

Location: United Kingdom, Argyllshire

Number of casualties: 16

KILCHOMAN CEMETERY, ISLE OF ISLAY

Location: United Kingdom, Argyllshire

Number of casualties: 2

PORT CHARLOTTE UNITED FREE CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY

Location: United Kingdom, Argyllshire

Number of casualties: 2