British Cemetery Ceremony

Visit Ocracoke, British Cemetery Ceremony
Event Description: 

2024 marks the 82th anniversary of the sinking of H.M.T. Bedfordshire off the North Carolina coast on May 11, 1942. All are welcome to attend the graveside memorial ceremony and reception that follows on the grounds of the OPS Museum. Representatives from the British Royal Navy and Royal Canadian Navy will be in attendance, as well as members of the United States Coast Guard, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, and students from Ocracoke School.

When is the Event?: 
Friday, May 10, 2024 - 11:00 am

Where is the event?

Ocracoke British Cemetery
234 British Cemetery Rd

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Irvin Garrish Highway
(252) 928-6711