Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
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Location
Region : Thornaby-On-Tees, Yorkshire, England
Latitude : 54.549185
Lontitude : -1.280112
CWGC Link : 45919
Heading north on the A19 at Crathorne, follow the signs for the City Centre towards Thornaby. The Cemetery is just to the south of Mandale Marshes Race Course at the junction with the A174 and located on the bank of the Old River Tees.

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Cookstown Casualties
No     Rank Name Service No Regiment / Service Date Of Death Grave Ref
1 Aircraftman Irvine, William Charles 625299 Royal Air Force 11/06/1940
Cemetery History
The cemetery contains war graves of both World Wars, the First World War burials being scattered throughout the cemetery.
During the Second World War there was a Royal Air Force Station at Thornaby-on-Tees and most of the servicemen buried in the war graves plot, in Plot O on the southern boundary of the cemetery, were airmen. The small number of graves not in the plot are scattered elsewhere.
The Cross of Sacrifice, erected as a central memorial to the dead of both world wars, stands at the opposite side of the cemetery to the plot, at the intersection of the two main paths leading from the two entrances.
Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery contains 30 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 86 from the Second. The war graves plot also contains 30 German war graves.