Wimborne Road Cemetery, Bournemouth

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Location
50°44'03"N
001°52'23"W
Country
 United Kingdom
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The Wimborne Road Cemetery is located at Wimborne Road, Bournemouth. It is grade II listed with Historic England. The cemetery was opened in 1878 and laid out by the architect Christopher Crabb Creeke.The cemetery contains the war graves of 48 Commonwealth service personnel of World War I and 38 of World War II.

Notable interments

Frederick Abberline (1843–1929), British police Chief Inspector and detective Sir Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer (1841–1917), statesman Guy Boothby (1867–1905), author Christopher Crabb Creeke (1820–1886), architect John Nelson Darby (1915–2003), founder of the Darbyites Antonia Forest (1915–2003), author Staff Surgeon RN William Job Maillard (1863–1903), Victoria Cross recipient in 1898 Occupation of Crete Francis Mawson Rattenbury (1867–1935), architect
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