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Ottawa (Beechwood) Cemetery

  • Country Canada
  • Total identified casualties 213 Find these casualties
  • Region Ontario
  • Identified casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 45.44808, Longitude: -75.65095

Location information

Access by car: Highway 417 and exit at St. Laurent Blvd north. Turn left onto Hemlock Road. The cemetery gates will be on the left hand side.

Visiting information

The cemetery grounds are open daily for visitation from sunrise to sunset. The on site cemetery office is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.. The office is closed on Sundays and statutory holidays.

History information

OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY contains 99 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 113 from the Second World War. Many of the graves are in the two veterans plots, where there is also a Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to all service casualties buried in the cemetery.

The OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL is in a shelter adjoining the newer of the veterans plots in the cemetery and commemorates 26 Second World War servicemen whose remains were cremated elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.A.