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Kilnaughton Military Cemetery

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The site is a Commonwealth Grave Commission cemetery (CWGC)- Kilnaughton Military Cemetery with 10 graves to include one Isolated Burial (ISOB) of an American soldier who died, noted as a hero, during the sinking of the SS Tuscania in February 1918.


Port Ellen, Isle of Islay , PA42 7DF , Port Ellen , Argyll and Bute , Scotland , UK

The site is a Commonwealth War Grave Cemetery (CWGC)- Kilnaughton Military Cemetery. The cemetery is 2 miles west of Port Ellen on the Island of Islay. From Port Ellen take the road to Bowmore (the A846). Just outside of Port Ellen, turn left at the Port Ellen Distillery onto a minor road (signposted to the Mull of Oa). Follow signs to the Mull of Oa and then turn left at the junction next to the new cemetery. Follow the road down to the coast and park at the beach next to Kilnaughton Old Churchyard. The Military Cemetery is located behind the old churchyard and can be reached by a footpath located between the old churchyard and the beach.

Map reference (click on pin to see Lat/Long):

55.62891 -6.21957 Port Ellen, Isle of Islay

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