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Higher Cemetery, Exeter

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Gravestones for the casualties of the Exeter Blitz in Higher Cemetery, Exeter‎. Image taken 2021.
1886. Memorial in the Higher Cemetery, Exeter to the causalities from the fire at the Theatre Royal, Exeter. Image taken 2021.
Memorial in the Higher Cemetery, Exeter to Bombardier F. Scattergood who lost his life while striving to save others at the fire at the Theatre Royal, Exeter. Image taken 2021.
CWGC Memorials. Main area but others spread around the graveyard. Image taken 2021.
Memorial to the Sisters of St. Wilfrid's in Higher Cemetery, Exeter. Image taken 2021.
Norman Edward Beckett. KIA 13th July 1943. Image taken 2021.
1916 Jack Arthur Charles Kneel R.N. age 17 of H.M.S. Defence who died at the Battle of Jutland. Image taken 2021.
1898 William Henry Prowse. Assistant Surveyor of Exeter. Image taken 2021.

See also Higher Cemetery, Exeter: CWGC Memorials

1866 Cemetery opened and has been expanded at least 3 times. Over 70,000 people are buried there and it currently has over 12,000 memorials.

It has a lodge and two chapels designed by Edward Ashworth.

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