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ABBOTSFORD (HAZELWOOD) CEMETERY

  • Country Canada
  • Total identified casualties 15 Find these casualties
  • Region British Columbia
  • Casualties from Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 49.06367, Longitude: -122.2815

Location information

The cemetery is located on Hazelwood Avenue off Highway 11 North.

Visiting information

The cemetery grounds are open for visitation seven days a week. There is no office on site. The cemetery is owned and operated by the City of Abbotsford. To contact the cemetery: Telephone: (604) 859-3134 Fax: (604) 854-5077 Mailing address: Matsqui Hazelwood Cemetery c/o Cemetery Clerk, City of Abbotsford 32315 South Fraser Way Abbotsford, BC V2T 1W7

History information

Among the graves in this cemetery are those of 8 airmen who lost their lives in July 1945 in an aircraft accident whilst at No. 5 Operations Training unit. The graves are marked by headstones laid flat and the Royal Air Force graves lie together in Plot 5. There are now nearly 20, 1939-1945 War casualties commemorated in this site.