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Address: British Cemetery Road, Ocracoke, NC
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The remains of four British soldiers whose ship was sunk off the coast...

The remains of four British soldiers whose ship was sunk off the coast during World War II are buried here.

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Very interesting spot of history

I always stop by and visit this location when I am in Ocracoke. It is a quiet location and easy to walk to.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Morehead City, North Carolina
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Morehead City, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always stop by and visit this location when I am in Ocracoke. It is a quiet location and easy to walk to.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

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 happened. I enjoyed seeing it. Its worth passing by if you're on the island anyways.

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Virginia Beach, VA USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

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 outside anyway. There isn't a lot to see, but the history is really interesting. Definitely worth a drive by if you are in the area.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

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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North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

My friends and I made a point to walk by and visit this monument. It is a touching memoiral to those lost off the NC shores during WWII.

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Thank OuterBanksLover
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

A testament to the kindness of the Ocracoke people: several British soldiers are buried in this small cemetery. A good stop to view a bit of local history.

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Thank Rheadaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

A quick stop if you are trying to see everything on the island. My husband and I found this interesting.

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Melbourne, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Interesting from a historical standpoint with graves dating back to tthe 1800's. 15-20 minutes and you have seen and read everything. Had hoped for me.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We came across the graves by chance. The cemetery is well maintained but for the flag that is caught on a tree. Given the recent storms perhaps that not surprising and someone will get around to sorting it out.

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Annapolis, MD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

WWI history buffs should pay this little cemetery a visit. Nice walk from the center of the village.

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