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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

Visiting information

The cemetery is also known as St. John's Cemetery, Margate. It contains a War Cross.

History information

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.