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VISIT OUR HISTORIC SITES OF REMEMBRANCE DISCOVER CEMETEREIS AND MEMORIALS ACORSS THE SOUTH REGION BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY With over 5,000 service personnel commemorated here, Brookwood is the largest CWGC cemetery in United Kingdom. You can find the graves of men and women from across the Commonwealth, as well as American, Belgian, Czechoslovakian, French, Italian, and Polish war graves. Brookwood, Woking, GU24 0JD 1 5 SOUTH 5 4 PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL This is one of three great naval memorials built by the CWGC in the United Kingdom which commemorate the missing of the Royal Navy from the two World Wars. Here at Portsmouth, over 24,000 service personnel who have no known grave but the sea are named. Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth, PO5 3NT OXFORD (BOTLEY) CEMETERY RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL This magnificent memorial commemorates more than 20,000 service men and women of the Commonwealth air forces who died during operations from bases in the United Kingdom and Northern and Western Europe, and who have no known grave. 2 2 1 This is the largest of almost 170 CWGC sites in Oxfordshire. The cemetery contains nearly 740 burials from both wars, including over 460 service personnel of the air forces who died during the Second World War (1939-45). North Hinksey Lane, Oxford, OX2 0LX Cooper’s Hill Lane, Englefield Green, Egham, TW20 0LB HOLLYBROOK MEMORIAL The Hollybrook Memorial commemorates almost 1,000 servicemen of the army and air forces who died at sea around the United Kingdom during the First World War (1914-18) and have no known grave. Amongst the names are hundreds of South African Native Labour Corps volunteers and Field Marshal Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War. Southampton, SO16 6HW 3 3 6 4 6 LEE-ON-SOLENT MEMORIAL The men of the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm braved hostile seas and skies during the Second War World. The CWGC Lee-on-Solent Memorial in Hampshire commemorates over 1,900 service personnel of the Fleet Air Arm who died who died in service all across the world and have no known grave. Marine Parade West, Lee-on-the-Solent, PO13 9NT

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