Memorial Register London 1-3, WW1, Wandsworth, Nunhead, Camberwell Cemeteries

WANDSWORTH CEMETERY CEMETERY INDEX NUMBER LON D O Ni. HIS cemetery is one of those belonging to the Metropolitan Borough of Wandsworth. It lies within the borough to the North-East of Earlsfield Station and it is bounded by Magdalen Road on the East and the mainline of the Southern Railway (Western Section) on the West. It slopes down from North-East to South-West and the older parts of it are well timbered. It contains four War Plots (the general Military Plot the Australian the Newfoundland and the New Zealand and South African) all on the main path leading West from Magdalen Road and there are more than 200 war graves in other parts of the cemetery. The Military Australian and Newfoundland Plots are architecturally treated, and the first contains a screen wall bearing the names of those buried in it and in unmarked graves in other parts of the cemetery. The 3rd London General Hospital from which many of the burials were carried out was at Wandsworth during the War. The War Graves maybe classified as follows :—Sailors soldiers Marines and airmen from the United Kingdom 386 Territorial Force Nursing Service Queen M arys Army Auxiliary Corps -----1 Australian Imperial Force -------34 Royal Newfoundland Regiment ------16 Newfoundland Voluntary Aid Detachment ----1 South African Expeditionary Force- 7 Overseas Military Forces of Canada -----6 New Zealand Expeditionary Force _____ 4 Quetta Cadet Corps --------1 British West Indies Regiment ------1 Four non-war graves in the War Plots are not included. The Register records particulars of 458 British and Dominion Burials.
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