Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
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Location
Region : Plymouth, Devon, England
Latitude : 50.383079
Lontitude : -4.14333
CWGC Link : CWGC
During the First World War, Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse contained between them the Royal Dockyard, Royal Naval Barracks (known as H.M.S. Vivid), the Royal Marine Barracks of the Plymouth Division, and naval and military hospitals. For the duration of the war, Devonport was made headquarters of the Auxiliary Patrol Area.

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Cookstown Casualties
No     Rank Name Service No Regiment / Service Date Of Death Grave Ref
1 Stoker Cooke, John Thomas 2715T Royal Navy Reserve Unit 25/05/1916 Church S. 2. 17
Cemetery History
During the First World War, Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse contained between them the Royal Dockyard, Royal Naval Barracks (known as H.M.S. Vivid), the Royal Marine Barracks of the Plymouth Division, and naval and military hospitals.
For the duration of the war, Devonport was made headquarters of the Auxiliary Patrol Area. Plymouth was a naval station second only to Portsmouth during the Second World War. Devonport was also an important military station and there was a R.A.F station at Mount Batten, opposite Plymouth.
Ford Park Cemetery contains 752 burials of the First World War, more than 200 of them in a naval plot, the rest scattered throughout the cemetery.
All of the 198 Second World War burials are scattered, 1 of which is an unidentified airman of the Royal Air Force. There are a further 4 Foreign National and 1 non world war service burials here..