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Barrow-In-Furness (Thorncliffe) Cemetery And Crematorium

  • Country United Kingdom
  • Total identified casualties 195 Find these casualties
  • Region Lancashire
  • Identified casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 54.12889, Longitude: -3.22499

Our War Graves, Your History

Discover more about the history of Barrow-in-Furness (Thorncliffe) Cemetery and plan a visit through our Our War Graves, Your History project.

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History information

Barrow was shelled by "U 21" on the 29th January, 1915. During the Second World War, the town was one of the Royal Naval Stations of Western Approaches Command.

Barrow-In-Furness Cemetery was opened in 1873 and covers 66 acres. There are 109 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war including 1 unidentified. There are a further 83 burials of the1939-45 war, 5 of which are unidentified. There are 5 Foreign National war burials here.