Bournemouth War Graves
Bournemouth, England

Graves to English and Canadian war dead in the North Cemetery in Bournemouth, England. The Canadian's are the single line to the right of the picture. They were killed when the Metropole Hotel, where they were billeted, got a direct hit May 23rd 1943 by16 Focke-Wulf 190's, it was the worst air raid in Bournemouth.


The cross at the head of the section.


Looking from the cross toward the graves.


The names of a further 32 members of His Majesty's forces who were lost between 1939-1947 and were cremated.

(All photos and text courtesy of Sandra Meacock)
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Page published June 14, 2009