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NEW: You can now listen to Soldiers from the Hill, a ‘song for Wardsend’ written by committee member Malc Gibbons. Find out more here: Soldiers from the Hill

The “Friends of Wardsend Cemetery” group has been set up with the aim of promoting and preserving this historic Victorian cemetery.

Wardsend Cemetery has stood on its site by the River Don for the last 160 years. This cemetery is the last resting place of nearly 30,000 Sheffield and district people as well as military personnel from the nearby Sheffield (Hillsborough) Barracks. In the course of more than a century and a half, a wide variety of flora and fauna have also begun to call the cemetery home.

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‘They Fell, We Forget’ – A new blog post by journalism student Hannah Lucas.

As time marches on, remembrance for those who have fallen during wartime is dwindling. University of Sheffield journalism student Hannah Lucas tells the story of a Victoria Cross recipient buried at Wardsend Cemetery and urges you to remember. George Lambert VC fought in the Indian Rebellion, but his story has been lost in time like … Continue reading ‘They Fell, We Forget’ – A new blog post by journalism student Hannah Lucas.

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