CLEETHORPES CEMETERY

Country United Kingdom
Region Lincolnshire
Total identified casualties 160 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 53.55514
Longitude: -0.03753

History Information

Cleethorpes Cemetery contains 77 First World War burials. Thirty-one men of the 3rd Manchesters, billeted at Cleethorpes, were killed in a zeppelin raid on the 1st April, 1916; 24 are buried in one grave, under a Special Memorial erected by subscription, one (Bodsworth) in another unmarked grave in this cemetery is also named on the memorial. Six were buried elsewhere. A War Cross is erected on an island site in the main drive. Of the 80 Second World War burials in the cemetery, 49 form a war graves plot.

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