CANNOCK CHASE WAR CEMETERY
From the M6, exit at Junction 11 and take the A460 towards Cannock town
centre. From Cannock town centre take the A34, Cannock to Stafford road. Follow
for approximately 3 miles to roundabout, following signs for Rugeley. Turn right
after about 1 mile, then left at crossroads.
A Visitor Information Panel has recently been installed at Cannock Chase War Cemetery to provide information about the war casualties buried here. This is one of many panels being erected to help raise awareness of First and Second World War graves in the UK (Apr 2013).
During the First World War when there was a large military camp at Cannock
Chase which became the base for the New Zealand Rifle Brigade. There was also a
prisoner-of-war hospital with 1,000 beds, and both camp and hospital used the
Picture below World War Two Graves