LERWICK NEW CEMETERY

Country United Kingdom
Region Shetland
Total identified casualties 116 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 60.14739
Longitude: -1.13856

Location Information

From Sumburgh Airport, take the A 970 to Lerwick (approx 35 miles). Enter Lerwick and follow the signs for Old Port. At the top of the hill that leads down into the Old Port, turn sharp right into Knab Road. The cemetery is situated at the junction of Knab Road and Gressey Loan.


History Information

There are 42 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war here. There are a further 74 of the 1939-45 war, including 2 unidentified sailors of the Royal Navy and 1 unidentified seaman of the Merchant Navy. There are also 3 Norwegian war burials here.

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Number of casualties: 1

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