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VISIT OUR HISTORIC SITES OF REMEMBRANCE DISCOVER CEMETERIES AND MEMORIALS ACROSS THE SOUTH REGION BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY With over 5,000 service personnel commemorated, Brookwood is the largest CWGC cemetery in Britain. You can find the graves of men and women from across the commonwealth, as well as French, Czechoslovak, Italian, Belgian, Polish, and American war graves. 1 5 SOUTH 4 PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL One of the three great naval memorials built by the CWGC to commemorate the missing of the Royal Navy of the two world wars. Here at Portsmouth are named over 24,000 service personnel who have no grave but the sea. Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth, PO5 3NT Brookwood, Woking, GU24 0JD THE 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 North and Western Europe, and who have no known grave. Cooper’s Hill Lane, Englefield Green, Egham, TW20 0LB 2 1 2 5 OXFORD (BOTLEY) CEMETERY This is the largest of almost 170 Commonwealth War Graves Commission 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. North Hinksey Lane, Oxford, OX2 0LX HOLLYBROOK MEMORIAL 3 LEE-ON-SOLENT 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 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 6 4 6 The CWGC Lee-on-Solent Memorial commemorates over 1,900 service personnel of the Fleet Air Arm who braved hostile seas and skies during the Second War World and have no known grave. Marine Parade West, Lee-on-the-Solent, PO13 9NT

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