BRIGHTON (THE DOWNS) CEMETERY

Country United Kingdom
Region Sussex
Total identified casualties 193 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War

History Information

The cemetery, in Hartington Road, was opened in 1886 and was run by the Brighton and Preston Cemetery Company Ltd. It covers 30 acres and contains 118 scattered War Graves; and a War Cross is erected on the main drive, at the top end of the Cemetery. The medical units stationed at Brighton included the 2nd Eastern General Hospital, the Kitchener Military Hospital (which became the 10th Canadian General), an Indian Hospital and New Zealand Convalescent Homes.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

BRIGHTON (LEWES ROAD) BOROUGH CEMETERY

Location: United Kingdom, Sussex

Number of casualties: 59

BRIGHTON (EXTRA-MURAL) BOROUGH CEMETERY

Location: United Kingdom, Sussex

Number of casualties: 39

BRIGHTON (WOODVALE) BOROUGH CREMATORIUM

Location: United Kingdom, Sussex

Number of casualties: 53