Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados
Commonwealth War Graves
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission was established by Royal Charter of 21 May 1917
The Commisioner’s work was guided by fundamental principals which were established in 1920.
That each of the dead should be commemorated individually by name either on the headstone on the grave or by inscription on a memorial.
That the headstones and memories should be permanent.
The Headstone should be uniform
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
Location. 13° 4.753′ N, 59° 36.56′ W. Marker is in Bridgetown, Saint Michael. Memorial can be reached from Unnamed road just east of Drill Hall Beach, on the left when traveling south. 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. The Barbados Military Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to Barbadian Merchant Seamen of World War II (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Commissariat for the British Commission (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Main Guard (approx. Royal Artillery Barracks (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Errol Walton Barrow (approx. 0.3 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.
Also see . . . Gravesend Military Cemetery. There are nine World War II era graves at the cemetery, also known as the Gravesend Military Cemetery. (Submitted on June 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.