Memorial Register, WW1, Gosport Ann's Hill and Haslar Royal Naval Cemeteries, Alverstoke St Mark Churchyard, Hampshire

CEMETERIES IN THE BOROUGH OF GOSPORT GOSPORT (ANNS HILL) CEMETERY CEMETERY INDEX NUMBER HAM PSH IRE 4. HASLAR ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY CEMETERY INDEX NUMBER HAM PSH IRE 5. ALVERSTOKE (ST. MARK) CHURCHYARD CEMETERY INDEX NUMBER HAM PSH IRE 6. G O SPORT is a Municipal Borough (since 1922) a seaport and a Naval depot in the County of Southampton. The borough is co-extensive with the Civil Parish of Alverstoke and it occupies a peninsula between Spithead and Portsmouth Harbour. The old town is enclosed by Forton Lake on the North and Alverstoke or Haslar Lake on the South as well as by Portsmouth Harbour on the East. The Royal Clarence Victualling Yard the Haslar Royal Hospital and the Frater Mining Depot are within the borough and shortly before the outbreak of War No. 5 squadron Royal Flying Corps was given its station at Gosport. _______________________ THE Borough Cemetery in Anns Hill Road was outlaid in 1854 and has been twice enlarged it now covers over 25 acres. It was used for military and naval burials during the whole of the War. The War Graves which are scattered over the cemetery maybe classified as follows :—Soldiers of United Kingdom units (including 14 of the Royal 56 Flying Corps). Royal Navy and Mercantile Marine Reserve ---17 Royal Marine Light Infantry ------17 Royal Air Force --------5 Queen M arys Army Auxiliary Corps ---1 Overseas Military Forces of Canada (including two R .F.C . 3 Officers). Royal Australian Navy -------1 Australian Flying Corps -------1 Australian Munition Worker ------1 South African Expeditionary Force-----%
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