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East Finchley Cemetery And St. Marylebone Crematorium

  • Country United Kingdom
  • Total identified casualties 178 Find these casualties
  • Region Middlesex
  • Identified casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 51.59287, Longitude: -0.18208

Location information

The Cemetery is located off the East End Road in East Finchley near to where the A504 flyover crosses the North Circular Road (A406). In the North-West part of the Cemetery is a War Graves Plot, set aside in December, 1916 for the burial of ex-Officers and men of His Majesty's Forces from the Borough whose deaths resulted from wounds received or disease contracted in the Great War. The plot is located in Remembrance Avenue on the north-western side of the cemetery, near the Western Gate. St. Marylebone Crematorium is situated within the grounds of the cemetery, near the War Graves Plot. The main carriage drive leading to the crematorium and chapel is in Holly Avenue. The screen wall can be found behind the Cross of Sacrifice in the War Graves Plot.

History information

There are 79 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war in the cemetery and a further 100 burials of the 1939-45 war, 2 of which are unidentified British soldiers. There are also 11 non-war service burials here. There is a Screen Wall memorial, behind the Cross of Sacrifice, recording the names of the 1939-1945 casualties who were cremated and also names those burials not marked by headstones.

There is also a small memorial on the left hand side of the plot recording names of 8 1914-18 casualties, who lie buried elsewhere in the cemetery and whose graves could not be individually marked.