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VERNON (PLEASANT VALLEY) CEMETERY

  • Country Canada
  • Total identified casualties 25 Find these casualties
  • Region British Columbia
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.27557, Longitude: -119.2509

Location information

Access by car: Take 27th Street, turn east on 43rd Avenue, turn left at Pleasant Valley Road. It is the first driveway on the right. The cemetery is located on 4311 Pleasant Valley Road.

Visiting information

The cemetery grounds are open daily for visitation from 15th March to 15th October, dawn to dusk. There is an on-site cemetery office during the summer season which is open from 7.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

History information

Vernon (Pleasant Valley) Cemetery contains ten British War Graves and the scattered graves of seven Austrian and four German interned civilians. One of the four main internment camps in Canada was at Vernon. During the 1939-1945 War, the Canadian School of Infantry and the headquarters of the 19th Infantry Brigade were at Vernon.