Military Cemetery, Troodos, Cyprus

WM name reference MCTC1

Current Location:

Military Cemetery, Troodos, Limassol, Cyprus


2 or possibly 3 Scots Guards graves f 2nd Battalion Scots Guards were sent to Cyprus after the termination of the Suakin operations in 1885, because of a Russian threat in the Eastern Mediteranean


Anglo-Egyptian War 1882

Surname First Name Date of Death Name of Memorial(s)
McCullough Samuel 14-8-1885 Military Cemetery, Troodos View
Gill Joseph 3-8-1885 Military Cemetery, Troodos View

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