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Brighton City (Bear Road) Cemetery

  • Country United Kingdom
  • Total identified casualties 414 Find these casualties
  • Region Sussex
  • Identified casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.83668, Longitude: -0.1116

Our War Graves, Your History

Discover more about the history of Brighton City (Bear Road) Cemetery and plan a visit through our Our War Graves, Your History project.

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Location information

The cemetery is on the Lewes road. It was opened in 1857, and now covers 44 acres. It climbs the hill Eastward, crossing a public road. A War Cross stands in the cemetery.

History information

There are 275 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war and a further 102 of the 1939-1945 war commemorated in this site. The 1939-45 commemorations include 3 unidentified Merchant seamen and 1 unidentified British soldier.

There are also 40 Foreign National war burials here and 4 non-war service burials.