MARGATE CEMETERY, KENT

Country United Kingdom
Region Kent
Total identified casualties 149 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War

Visiting Information

The cemetery is also known as St. John's Cemetery, Margate. It contains a War Cross.

History Information

During the Second World War, Margate was just a few miles from the RAF aerodrome at Manston. Margate Cemetery contains 83 Second World War burials, 3 of which are unidentified. A number of these are casualties from the evacuation of Dunkirk. More than half of the graves form a war graves plot in Section 50, which also contains the graves of 18 German airmen, 1 of which is unidentified. The rest of the graves are scattered throughout the cemetery, as are the 53 burials from the First World War, 2 of which are unidentified.

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