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Brookwood Military Cemetery Tour (Commonwealth War Graves Commission)
Brookwood Military Cemetery Tour (Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

Thu, 16 Sept


Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Brookwood Military Cemetery Tour (Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

Come along to find out more about the history and work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission whilst exploring the graves we care for at our largest site in the UK, Brookwood Military Cemetery. Various Dates - See below and website for details

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Time & Location

16 Sept 2021, 14:00 – 15:30

Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Dawney Hill, Pirbright, Woking GU24 0JB, UK

Further Info

Join us for a tour of Brookwood Military Cemetery, the largest Commonwealth War Graves Commission site in the United Kingdom, covering approximately 37 acres. Brookwood Military Cemetery contains 1,601 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 3,476 from the Second World War. In addition to the Commonwealth plots, the cemetery also contains French, Polish, Czechoslovakian, Belgian and Italian sections, and a number of war graves of other nationalities all cared for by the Commission. During the Walking Tour you will visit war graves from both World Wars and learn about the history of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. You will also find out about some of the casualties that are commemorated here. Please come dressed for the weather and in a suitable walking shoe. The numbers on the tour will be limited to abide by Government restrictions and social distancing rules must be followed. If coming by vehicle you will be directed to parking when you arrive. There is a direct train service from Waterloo to Brookwood Station from which there is an entrance to the cemetery. The postcode is GU24 0JB. Brookwood Military Cemetery is not to be confused with Brookwood Cemetery. Google Maps provides the most accurate directions to the site. Brookwood Military Cemetery is accessed off Dawney Hill.

Event Times

Friday 10 September: Tour 11:00 Saturday 11 September: Tour 14:00 Sunday 12 September: Tour 14:00 Monday 13 September: Tour 11:00 Tuesday 14 September: Tour 14:00 Wednesday 15 September: Tour 11:00 Thursday 16 September: Tour 14:00 Friday 17 September: Tour 11:00 Saturday 18 September: OPEN DAY - check other event Sunday 19 September: Tour 14:00

Booking Details

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