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VISIT OUR HISTORIC SITES OF REMEMBRANCE DISCOVER CEMETERIES AND MEMORIALS ACROSS THE NORTH WEST REGION THE LIVERPOOL NAVAL MEMORIAL NORTH WEST 3 3 CARLISLE (DALSTON ROAD) CEMETERY Over 270 Commonwealth servicemen and women of both World Wars are buried in this cemetery. Many were laid to rest here by their loved ones who lived locally, but others died in military hospitals established in Carlisle or during training at the nearby airbase at Crosby-on-Eden. You will also find several graves of Polish, German, and Italian soldiers and airmen here. Standing proudly on the banks of the Mersey in central Liverpool, this memorial commemorates over 1,400 men of the Merchant Navy. These service personnel died while serving with the Royal Navy during the Second World War (1939-45) and have no known grave but the sea. George’s Pierhead, Liverpool, L3 1BY 1 4 CUMBRIA 4 Dalston Road, Carlisle, CA2 6AT BARROW-IN-FURNESS (THORNCLIFFE) CEMETERY Opened in 1873, this is today the final resting place of almost 200 service personnel. Throughout both World Wars, Barrow-in-Furness was a vital hub of manufacturing for the armed forces. Many service personnel were based here to garrison the defences of the town, and some of those who died were laid to rest here. Others buried here had local connections to Barrow. LIVERPOOL (ANFIELD) CEMETERY During both World Wars, the port of Liverpool played a key role in the supply of food and war material, and as a base for Royal Navy ships. This cemetery is the final resting place of almost 1,000 service personnel, including nine servicewomen of the Second World War. 2 ISLE OF MAN 1 5 2 LANCASHIRE GREATER MANCHESTER 5 Devonshire Road, Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 5PD PRESTON (NEW HALL LANE) CEMETERY During the World Wars 500 service personnel of the two World Wars were laid to rest here. Many had local connections and were buried here by their loved ones. Others died in one of the four hospitals established in the area during the First World War (1914-18), or worked at the English Electric aircraft factory at Preston during the Second World War. 238 Priory Road, Anfield, Liverpool, L4 2SL MERSEYSIDE 421 New Hall Lane, Preston, PR1 4SY

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