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British Cemetery, Ocracoke

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  • There are four Graves here for British seamen whose bodies were recovered after a British ship was sunk by a U-Boat during World War II. It's a nice Monument and it explains the brief story of what ha...  more »
  • This little cemetery is tucked near a residential area/campground. It is surrounded by a fence so that you can't walk among the stones, but it's small enough that you can see everything from the outsi...  more »
  • Very nice tribute and being a Coast Guard family, we were very proud that the current CG maintains this cemetery. Take a few minutes to stop by this wonderful memorial. 
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  • On May the 12 1942 the HMS Bedfordshire was sank just off the coast with a loss of her entire 34 man crew. Four of the five recovered British sailors are buried here. It's a simple yet poignant cemetery.
  • Excellent historical landmark.
  • Tribute to the British who died there
  • Neat history but there isn't much parking there.
  • Interesting and somewhat sad to know all those men are forever lost at sea. Nice piece of history to show your children and teach them the sacrifice these men made.