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Cheltenham Cemetery, Prestbury

  • Country United Kingdom
  • Total identified casualties 183 Find these casualties
  • Region Gloucestershire
  • Identified casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 51.90552, Longitude: -2.04539

History information

This cemetery contains burials of both wars. The 110 First World War graves are mainly of men who died in the local voluntary hospitals. The burials are scattered except for a small plot of 10 Australian graves.

The Second World War burials number 71, half of them forming a war graves plot in the eastern part of the cemetery. There are 2 Polish war burials and a further 5 Non World War service burials within C.W.G.C. care in this cemetery.

CHELTENHAM CREMATORIUM is situated within the cemetery and 29 servicemen and women of the Second World War whose remains were cremated there are commemorated on bronze panels within the crematorium cloisters.