MARGATE CEMETERY, KENT
- Country United Kingdom
- Total identified casualties 149 Find these casualties
- Region Kent
- Casualties from First & Second World War
- GPS Coordinates Latitude: 51.37408, Longitude: 1.37619
The cemetery is also known as St. John's Cemetery, Margate. It contains a War Cross.
During the Second World War, Margate was just a few miles from the RAF aerodrome at Manston.
Margate Cemetery contains 83 Second World War burials, 3 of which are unidentified. A number of these are casualties from the evacuation of Dunkirk. More than half of the graves form a war graves plot in Section 50, which also contains the graves of 18 German airmen, 1 of which is unidentified. The rest of the graves are scattered throughout the cemetery, as are the 53 burials from the First World War, 2 of which are unidentified.