City Road Cemetery in Sheffield contains 220 burials and commemorations of the First World War and 147 from the Second. There are also five non-war service burials and nine war graves of other nationalities. On the western boundary of the war graves plot there is a memorial commemorating 30 servicemen whose remains were cremated at Sheffield Crematorium. The city, a centre for war industry during the Second World War, suffered heavy enemy air-raids during the Blitz with 600 people killed in a single raid in December 1940. The First World War graves in this cemetery are scattered and a screen wall bears the names of a number of casualties buried in graves that could not be marked with headstones. There is a small plot of Second World War graves and the rest are scattered. The plot also contains a number of special memorials headstones to casualties buried elsewhere in the cemetery in graves that could not be marked individually and a screen wall commemorates casualties buried in other cemeteries whose graves could no longer be maintained.
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