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BROOKWOOD CEMETERY

  • Country United Kingdom
  • Total identified casualties 197 Find these casualties
  • Region Surrey
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 51.30124, Longitude: -0.62973

Location information

Brookwood is 30 miles from London (M3 to Bagshot and then A322).

Visiting information

The cemetery is open everyday.

Hours of opening are:

In the winter.(1st October - 31 March).

8.00am until 4.00pm or dusk if earlier.

In the summer (1st April - 30 September).

8.00 am until 7.30pm. or dusk if earlier.

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History information

Brookwood Cemetery (The London Necropolis) was established in 1851, and covers 500 acres. It belongs to the London Necropolis Company. Brookwood Military Cemetery lies adjacent to it.

The war graves are scattered, except for the small Nurses' plot, on St. Peter's Avenue, in the Westminster ground (mainly from Millbank Hospital), and the Indian plot in the North-West corner.

There are 141 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war here, 1 being an unidentified Indian soldier. There are a further 51 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-45 war. There are also 5 Foreign National war burials in CWGC care here.