ND3094 : Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, Hoy, Orkney

taken 17 years ago, near to Lyness, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, Hoy, Orkney
Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, Hoy, Orkney
This Cemetery was begun in 1915 when Lyness was a Naval Base and home of the Grand Fleet. There are 439 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 200 from the Second World War. The cemetery also contains the graves of 14 German sailors lost when the German High Seas Fleet was scuttled in Scapa Flow in June 1919.
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ND3094, 26 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
August 2001   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 12 February, 2006
Category
Cemetery > Cemetery   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! ND 30 94 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 58:49.9399N 3:12.3350W
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