How to Find Burial Plots at Bexhill Cemetery

Updated March 20, 2017

Located in East Sussex, United Kingdom, Bexhill Cemetery is the burial place of numerous Canadian soldiers who fought in World War I and II. Built in 1900, the cemetery is the burial site of members of the South African Heavy Artillery ("SAHA"), along with other Canadian units. You can find burial plots of friends, family members or persons of interest in several ways, including conducting an Internet search. The more information you have about the person you are looking for, the better chance you have of a successful location.

Search for someone's burial plot over the Internet (see Resources). Depending on the site you choose, you can find plots by name and date of death, and view photos of plots at the cemetery.

Contact the cemetery by phone, e-mail, or postal mail and ask about the location of the person whose burial plot you are seeking (see Resources).

Visit the cemetery officer If you want to find the grave in person and plan to be in the UK. Be prepared to give the officer any information you have about the plot, including the decedent's name, date of birth and death or approximate location in the cemetery. The cemetery office is open between 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Fridays. You can visit or write to the cemetery officer at the following address: 14 Beeching Road, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex, TN39 3LG, United Kingdom.

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Nicholas Smith has written political articles for, "The Daily Californian" and other publications since 2004. He is a former commissioner with the city of Berkeley, Calif. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of California-Berkeley and a Juris Doctor from St. John's University School of Law.