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Commonwealth War Graves Commission Marks International Women’s Day at Stonefall Cemetery

To mark International Women’s Day and Commonwealth Day, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) will be offering free themed guided tours at Stonefall Cemetery in March. During the Second World War almost 1,000 service personnel were buried at Stonefall Cemetery. Many of them came from across the Commonwealth and they include over 600 Canadian and almost 100 Australian service personnel alongside casualties from East Africa, the Caribbean, New Zealand and Fiji. The guided tours for International Women’s Day (5th, 6th and 8th March) will put a spotlight on the six female casualties commemorated at Stonefall. They include local women who Harrogate Informer…