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Woodlawn Cemetery (Saskatoon)

Woodlawn Cemetery
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Established1905
Location
1502 – 2nd Avenue North
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
CountryCanada Canada
Coordinates52°9′0″N 106°39′20″W / 52.15000°N 106.65556°W / 52.15000; -106.65556
Owned byCity of Saskatoon
Size94 acres (0.38 km2)
No. of interments63,000+
WebsiteOfficial website
Find a GraveWoodlawn Cemetery

Woodlawn Cemetery is a cemetery located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Located in the cemetery is the Next of Kin Memorial Avenue, a National Historic Site of Canada, that is dedicated to all those who served with Canada's armed forces.

The cemetery was established in 1905 as St. Paul's Roman Catholic Cemetery, with the city taking over responsibility in 1918.[1] Prior to that point in time either the Nutana Pioneer Cemetery in Nutana or the Summerdale Cemetery in the town of Smithville (now annexed into the Blairmore SDA) was used.[1]

The cemetery has been divided into the following sections to specific customs and religious traditions or special affiliations:[2]

  • Children
  • Infants
  • Cremated Remains
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • Field of Honour (Military)
  • Flat Marker
  • Upright Monument
  • Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'i
  • Catholic
  • Chinese
  • Greek
  • Orthodox
  • Islamic Ismalian
  • Jewish
  • Non-Denominational

Block 55 contains the war graves of 107 Commonwealth service personnel of the First and Second World Wars.[3]

Notable burials

References

  1. ^ a b "Woodland Cemetery – History". City of Saskatoon. Retrieved 2011-02-27.
  2. ^ "Woodland Cemetery – General Information". City of Saskatoon. Retrieved 2011-02-27.
  3. ^ [1] CWGC cemetery report.
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Woodlawn Cemetery (Saskatoon)
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