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Cleethorpes Cemetery

  • Country United Kingdom
  • Total identified casualties 161 Find these casualties
  • Region Lincolnshire
  • Identified casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 53.55514, Longitude: -0.03753

History information

Cleethorpes Cemetery contains 77 First World War burials. Thirty-one men of the 3rd Manchesters, billeted at Cleethorpes, were killed in a zeppelin raid on the 1st April, 1916; 24 are buried in one grave, under a Special Memorial erected by subscription, one (Bodsworth) in another unmarked grave in this cemetery is also named on the memorial. Six were buried elsewhere.

A War Cross is erected on an island site in the main drive.

Of the 80 Second World War burials in the cemetery, 49 form a war graves plot.