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FAUGHANVALE (ST. CANICE) CHURCH OF IRELAND CHURCHYARD

  • Country United Kingdom
  • Total identified casualties 25 Find these casualties
  • Region County Londonderry
  • Casualties from Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 55.02831, Longitude: -7.17167

History information

The village of Muff or Eglinton is six miles north-east of Londonderry, and during the 1939-1945 War there was a Royal Naval Air Station there. This churchyard is a mile and a half from Eglinton. During the early months of the war, ground in the eastern part was set aside for service war burials, and the war graves form a small group in this section. There are 23 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-1934 war here. There are also 2 Dutch Foreign Nationals buried here.