British Cemetery Corfu

corfu britishThe Corfu British Cemetery was opened as a military cemetery halfway the 19th centyry. It contains 13 First World War burials. The 16 Second World War burials are mostly of casualties from destroyers mined in the Corfu channel.
The Commission also maintains 438 non-war military and civilian graves in the cemetery including 1 unnamed civilian teacher buried in Plot 3, Grave 20. There is a collective grave containing an unspecified number of unidentified victims of the collision of H.M.S. Orwell in Plot 3, grave 4. George, the caretaker of the Graveyard, will tell you all about it.
During the months of April and May you will find many orchids at the cemetery.

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