Coldstream Municipal Cemetery - Veterans Section - Coldstream, British Columbia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 50° 13.000 W 119° 12.448
11U E 342516 N 5565053
Quick Description: The Coldstream Municipal Cemetery is on Howe Drive. From Hwy. 6 (Vernon-Slocan Hwy.) turn onto Kalamalka Road and south on Howe Drive. It is about 1 km to cemetery.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 9/12/2014 10:11:15 AM
Waymark Code: WMMFBR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
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Long Description:
This cemetery has approximately 400 interments and is still active. It is located within the North Okanagan Regional District.

There is a section dedicated to veterans. At the entrance to the veterans area is a plaque that reads as follows:

"Field of Honour"
Dedicated to the Veterans
Who Served Our Country
The Royal Canadian Legion
Vernon Branch 25
and Veteran Affairs Canada

We photographed some of the grave markers and we honor them and all veterans interred in this cemetery:

Frank Boyne - Sergeant: 44th Battalion C. E. F.
Canadian Expedition Forces - WWI)
12 Oct. 1959 - Age: 65

James Thomas Carpenter
1st Battalion C. R. T.
(Canadian Railway Troops WWI)
C. E. F.
(Canadian Expedition Forces - WWI)
1885 - 1961

Wilbert J. Jeffers
2nd C. M. R.
(Canadian Mounted Rifles WWI)
17321 Sergeant
1891 - 1959

C. E. Uzzell
160808 PTE.
31st Battalion C. E. F.
(Canadian Expedition Forces - WWI)
1885 - 1960

"Cemetery

The Coldstream Municipal Cemetery is located at the south end of Howe Drive (watch for directional signage on Kalamalka Road), a tranquil place of final rest surrounded by pasture and trees. The Cemetery includes adult and child/infant burial lots, cremation lots, and memorial wall.

The Cemetery gate is open from dawn to dusk every day.

The Cemetery was established in 1901 on an acre of land donated by Coldstream Ranch. The District is expanding the Cemetery into additional property recently acquired from the Ranch."

Source - District of Coldstream: (visit link)
Date cemetery was established: 1901

Visiting hours:
Cemetery gate is open from dawn to dusk every day.


Website pertaining to the cemetery: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
Please submit a photo(s) taken by you of your visit to the location (non-copyrighted photos only). GPS photos are also accepted with the location in the background, and old vacation photos are accepted. If you are not able to provide a photo, then please describe your visit or give a story about the visit.

We would also like to hear about any of your deceased family members who may be laid to rest in the cemetery.
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