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Brookwood Military Cemetery

Brookwood Military Cemetery is the largest war cemetery of the United Kingdom. It now contains 1,601 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 3,476 from the Second World War, of which about 2,400 are Canadian. Of the Second World War burials 5 are unidentified, 3 being members of the R.A.F. and 2 being members of the R.C.A.F. The war graves of other nationalities in the Commission's care number 786:

- 46 German soldiers of the Second World War.
- 47 graves of Belgians. Some of them are from the navy. Two graves are from World War I.
- 346 Italian war graves from the Second World War.
- 244 French war graves of the Second World War. There is also a memorial for Free French airmen who fought for the liberation of France.
- 45 war graves of Czechoslovakians who fought together with the Allied Forces. The graves of three others can be found on the general section of the Brookwood Military Cemetery.
- The RAF plot of the Brookwood military cemetery contains the graves of several American war volunteers.
- 83 Polish war graves (including 5 civilians) from the Second World War.
- 12 Dutch war graves from the Second World War.
- 53 German war graves from the Second World War.
- 14 Turkish Air Force burials from the Second World War.

The Brookwood Military Cemetery also contains graves of war veterans of different nationalities.

Brookwood Military Cemetery contains the graves of the following people, who fought for the United Kingdom and who gave their lives in the War in Afghanistan and/or Operation Enduring Freedom:

12 May 2009 , Lieutenant Mark Lawrence Evison, aged 26
19 June 2009 , Major Sean Edward Birchall, aged 33
03 November 2009 , Warrant Officer 1st Class Darren John Chant, aged 39
23 March 2011 , Major Matthew James Collins, aged 38
17 November 2011 , Lieutenant David Alexander Grant Boyce, aged 25

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