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NEWHAVEN CEMETERY

  • Country United Kingdom
  • Total identified casualties 72 Find these casualties
  • Region Sussex
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 50.80057, Longitude: 0.03676

History information

Newhaven was a port of embarkation for stores in August, 1914, and in 1915, it became a trawler base. Newhaven Cemetery, on the Lewes road, was begun in 1884, and now belongs to the Urban District Council. It contains 29 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war including that of an unidentified sailor of the Royal Navy. There are a further 46 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-45 war, 2 being unidentified seamen of the Merchant Navy. There is 1 non-war service burial here.