Saint James Church Cemetery

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Saint James Church Cemetery

Location
90 Somerset Road
Somerset, Sandys Parish, Bermuda
Phone 441-234-0834
Memorials 488 added (97% photographed)

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Historical Information

During the First World War, Bermuda was garrisoned successively by the 2nd Lincolns, the Royal Canadian Regiment, the 38th Bn. Canadian Infantry, the 163rd Bn.

Canadian Infantry and the 2/4th East Yorkshire Regiment. The 3rd Bn. Jamaica War Contingent was there between March and May 1916. The Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps,

Bermuda Militia and Garrison Artillery were pre-war auxiliary units raised on the island.

Bermuda also had significant dockyards and naval establishments and during the Second World War, the United States established naval and air bases on land leased by

the British Government. The Royal Air Force base on Darrell's Island was used for the ferrying of aircraft from the United States to Africa across the 'South Atlantic

Bridge'.

St James Churchyard contains one Commonwealth burial of the First World War and one from the Second World War.

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GPS Coordinates: 32.31209, -64.73299

  • Added: 30 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2270361