SK9772 : Newport Cemetery, Lincoln: War graves

taken 9 years ago, near to Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Newport Cemetery, Lincoln: War graves
Newport Cemetery, Lincoln: War graves
The following information from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission explains the presence of this plot within Newport Cemetery:
During the First World War, the 4th Northern General Hospital was at the Grammar School in Lincoln. the hospital had 1,400 beds and during the course of the war, admissions numbered 45,000. Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery, which was near the hospital, contains 139 First World War burials, almost 90 of them forming a war graves plot. During the Second World War, this plot was extended and most of the 120 burials from this period were made there. The rest of the graves from both wars are scattered throughout the cemetery.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 March, 2009
Category
Grave or Tomb > War Graves   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 979 725 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.4630N 0:32.0690W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 978 725
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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