Greenwood Memorial Park (San Diego)

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Greenwood Memorial Park is a cemetery located on unincorporated land at 4300 Imperial Avenue in San Diego County, California. The cemetery is adjacent to Mount Hope Cemetery.

Opened in 1908, Greenwood covers approximately 125 acres (0.51 km2) five miles east of Downtown San Diego. The cemetery is an example of a Rural cemetery, incorporating architecture, art, and landscaping into its design.[1] Greenwood and its accompanying mortuary are now part of NorthStar Memorial Group (NSMP).

Notable interments[edit]

There is one British Commonwealth war grave to a Lieutenant-Commander Surgeon of the Royal Navy of World War I.[3]


  1. ^ Mallios, Seth and Caterino, David M. Cemeteries of San Diego. Arcadia Publishing. 2007.
  2. ^ Steele, Jeanette Steele (30 May 2015). "Medal of Honor soldier in unmarked crypt". San Diego Union Tribune. Retrieved 30 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "Casualty Record, J Hadwen". Commonwealth War Graves Commission date accessed = 22 December 2016. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Culbertson, Judi; Randall, Tom (1989). "13: San Diego Cemeteries". Permanent Californians: an illustrated guide to the cemeteries of California. Chelsea, VT: Chelsea Green. pp. 216–217. ISBN 978-0930031213. OCLC 19322965. 

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Coordinates: 32°42′21″N 117°06′12″W / 32.70583°N 117.10333°W / 32.70583; -117.10333