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Rochdale Cemetery

  • Country United Kingdom
  • Total identified casualties 126 Find these casualties
  • Region Lancashire
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 53.61328, Longitude: -2.18333

Location information

This cemetery, on the Bury road, belongs to the Corporation. It was opened in 1855, and it covers nearly 33 acres. It contains 83 scattered burials of the 1914-18 war and a War Cross is erected near the Chapel, facing the main drive. The Dearnley (War) Hospital, with 800 beds, was established in the Rochdale Poor Law Hospital building. There are now also 42 burials of the 1939-45 war.