British Cemetery
Grandma Bert visiting the British cemetery on Ocracoke Island
British Cemetery
British Cemetery
Four crewmen of HMS Bedforshire that was sunk during World War II are buried here.
British Cemetery
British Cemetery
Grandpa Roy was interested in the cemetery in particular because the name of the ship was that of the county (Shire) where he was stationed in England in the early 1960s and again in the mid 1970s.
British Cemetery
British Cemetery
The British naval flag flies in the strong winds at the cemetery.
British Cemetery
British Cemetery
Reflection from the sky makes it difficult to read the placque.
British Cemetery
British Cemetery
The four crosses around the placque were the originals from the cemetery. They were replaced and kept in storage for a number of years before being placed here. New crosses are on the graves.
British Cemetery
British Cemetery
This placque explains the original crosses.
British Cemetery
British Cemetery
The story of the sinking.
British Cemetery
British Cemetery
The four graves marked today with the newer headstones.
British Cemetery
British Cemetery
Information about the British Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
British Cemetery