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Aylmer Cemetery

  • Country Canada
  • Total identified casualties 19 Find these casualties
  • Region Ontario
  • Identified casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 42.74587, Longitude: -80.98362

Location information

The cemetery is 3 kilometres south of the intersection of John Street and Talbot Street and is located on the east side of Highway 73.

Visiting information

The cemetery is owned by the Aylmer Cemetery Board and is operated by a superintendent. There is an office on site, open Monday to Friday from 09:00am to 16:00pm. To contact the cemetery: Telephone: (519) 773-2181 Fax: (519) 773-2181 Mailing address: Aylmer Cemetery 8152 Imperial Road Aylmer, ON

History information

During the 1939-1945 War, Aylmer was the home of No. 14 Service Flying Training School. The cemetery, which is a Roman Catholic burial ground, is on the eastern side of Highway No. 73, 2 kilometres south of the town and contains the graves of 16 servicemen who died during the war. This total is made up by 6 men of the Royal Navy (Fleet Air Arm); 1 airman of the Royal Air Force; 2 soldiers and 2 airmen belonging to the Canadian forces and 5 airmen of the Royal Australian Air Force. There are also two 1914-1918 War graves here.