BROOKWOOD CEMETERY

Country United Kingdom
Region Surrey
Total identified casualties 195 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 51.30124
Longitude: -0.62973

Location Information

Brookwood is 30 miles from London (M3 to Bagshot and then A322).


Visiting Information

The cemetery is open everyday. Hours of opening are: In the winter.(1st October - 31 March). 8.00am until 4.00pm or dusk if earlier. In the summer (1st April - 30 September). 8.00 am until 7.30pm. or dusk if earlier.

History Information

Brookwood Cemetery (The London Necropolis) was established in 1851, and covers 500 acres. It belongs to the London Necropolis Company. Brookwood Military Cemetery lies adjacent to it. The war graves are scattered, except for the small Nurses' plot, on St. Peter's Avenue, in the Westminster ground (mainly from Millbank Hospital), and the Indian plot in the North-West corner. There are 141 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war here, 1 being an unidentified Indian soldier. There are a further 51 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-45 war. There are also 5 Foreign National war burials in C.W.G.C. care here.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

BROOKWOOD 1914-1918 MEMORIAL

Location: United Kingdom, Surrey

Number of casualties: 347

BROOKWOOD 1939-1945 MEMORIAL

Location: United Kingdom, Surrey

Number of casualties: 3396

BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY

Location: United Kingdom, Surrey

Number of casualties: 7042