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Newmachar, CWGC Cross of Sacrifice and War Graves

 
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 9:31 pm    Post subject: Newmachar, CWGC Cross of Sacrifice and War Graves Reply with quote

NEWMACHAR CROSS OF SACRIFICE
UKNIWM Ref: 8615

Address
NEWMACHAR
GRAMPIAN
SCOTLAND

Type: CROSS - CWGC
Other Location Details: NEW CEMETERY TO THE EAST OF THE VILLAGE

OS Map Ref: NJ 883 192

Sir Reginald's Blomfield's Cross of Sacrifice is positioned at the entrance to Newmachar Cemetery in which there is a War Graves Plot.
It contains 59 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-45 war. The burials were mostly from the naval base at Aberdeen and from Kingseat Naval Hospital at Newmachar,















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