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The Barbados Military Cemetery

 
 
The Barbados Military Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 27, 2019
1. The Barbados Military Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  

The Barbados Military Cemetery
This site is dedicated to the men and families of the British Forces who died serving in Barbados 1780 to 1906

Thanks to Barbados good military defences no enemy has ever landed on its shores

Today this cemetery is for those that served in the two World Wars and for those who have served since those wars

- May they rest in peace -
 
Location. 13° 4.77′ N, 59° 36.59′ W. Marker is in Bridgetown, Saint Michael. Marker is on Unnamed road just east of Drill Hall Beach Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bridgetown, Saint Michael BB14038, Barbados. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Commonwealth War Graves (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to Barbadian Merchant Seamen of World War II (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Errol Walton Barrow (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Commissariat for the British Commission (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Main Guard
The Barbados Military Cemetery and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 27, 2019
2. The Barbados Military Cemetery and Marker
The marker is to the left of the entry to the cemetery and near the Military Memorial Building.
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Royal Artillery Barracks (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Monument to Those Lost in the 1831 Hurricane (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Barbados Independence Monument (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bridgetown.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraWar, World IWar, World II
 
The Barbados Military Cemetery Cross of Sacrifice and grave of Prime Minister Errol Walton Barrow image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 27, 2019
3. The Barbados Military Cemetery Cross of Sacrifice and grave of Prime Minister Errol Walton Barrow
A dedicatory plaque for the Military Memorial Building at the Barbados Military Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 27, 2019
4. A dedicatory plaque for the Military Memorial Building at the Barbados Military Cemetery
This Military Memorial Building was opened by His Excellency the Acting Governor-General of Barbados Sir Arnott Cato K.C.M.G. 9th November 1984
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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