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    Posted: 18 Aug 2010 at 18:17
The following information is taken from the CWGC site (See URL below).
 
Cemetery: NETLEY MILITARY CEMETERY
Country: United Kingdom
Locality: Hampshire
Location Information: The cemetery lies within a park maintained by Hampshire County Council on the site of the former hospital, and access is by way of a private road with a lockable security barrier.
Historical Information: Netley Military Cemetery is a permanent military cemetery, the property of the Ministry of Defence. The cemetery was at the back of the Royal Victoria Military Hospital and was used during both wars for burials from the hospital. The cemetery contains 636 First World War burials but only 35 from the Second World War. In addition to the Commonwealth graves, there are a number of war graves of other nationalities including 69 German graves dating from the First World War.
No. of Identified Casualties: 749
 
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