KILCHOMAN PARISH CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY

Country United Kingdom
Region Argyllshire
Total identified casualties 1 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 55.78224
Longitude: -6.44173

Visiting Information

PLEASE NOTE: CWGC has been advised (May 2018) by Argyll and Bute Council that Old Kilchoman Parish Church which is located in Kilchoman Parish Churchyard is in a dangerous state of disrepair: the upper stone arches are of particular concern and appear to be in a state of imminent collapse and the west gable end appears to be in a dangerous condition. As a result, visiting the site is not advised until this matter has been rectified. For further information, please contact Argyll and Bute Council.

History Information

This churchyard contains one war grave of the 1914-1918 war and 15 graves (14 of them unidentified) believed to be seamen from the S.S. Belford, which was wrecked off Smaull, Islay on the 9th February 1916. All are on the West side, and fifteen are commemorated by a tablet placed on the West wall.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

KILCHOMAN CEMETERY, ISLE OF ISLAY

Location: United Kingdom, Argyllshire

Number of casualties: 2

KILCHOMAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ISLE OF ISLAY

Location: United Kingdom, Argyllshire

Number of casualties: 74

PORT CHARLOTTE UNITED FREE CHURCHYARD, ISLE OF ISLAY

Location: United Kingdom, Argyllshire

Number of casualties: 2