Torshavn Cemetery in the Faroes

Torshavn is the capital of the Faroe Islands and lies in the centre of the group near the southern end of the largest island, Stromo. The Cemetery lies to the south-west of the town and the British graves are in the north central part of the Cemetery.
Torshavn Cemetery contains 38 Commonwealth burials, one of which is unknown.

There are 8 graves from the 1,531 servicemen lost with HM Ships Glorious, Ardent and Acasta at Torshavn Cemetery. They are:

• William Craig Smith, HMS Acasta
• Josiah Wedgewood, HMS Ardent
• William Fulbert Blake,HMS Glorious
• Albert Clifford Cox, HMS Glorious
• Norman Jagger, HMS Glorious
• William Frederick Newland, HMS Glorious
• Leslie Fitzroy Potter, HMS Glorious
• Harold Starkey,HMS Glorious

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