Notre-Dame Cemetery (Ottawa)

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Notre-Dame Cemetery
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Notre-Dame Cemetery in winter.
Details
Established 1872
Location Ottawa, Ontario
Country Canada
Coordinates 45°26′31″N 75°39′07″W / 45.442°N 75.652°W / 45.442; -75.652Coordinates: 45°26′31″N 75°39′07″W / 45.442°N 75.652°W / 45.442; -75.652
Style Roman Catholic
No. of graves 114,000
Wilfrid Laurier's grave, sculpted by Alfred Laliberté, in Notre-Dame Cemetery (Ottawa) Ontario Canada

Notre Dame Cemetery, located at 455 Montreal Road, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, opened in 1872. It is the most prominent Catholic cemetery in Ottawa. The cemetery's western edge is located in Vanier, just south of Beechwood Cemetery. Its eastern limit is St. Laurent Boulevard. The cemetery is the final resting place for more than 114,000 persons.

Notable interments[edit]

War Graves[edit]

The cemetery contains the war graves of 115 Commonwealth service personnel, 40 from World War I and 75 from World War II.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] CWGC Cemetery Report.
Bibliography
  • McKendry, Jennifer (2003), `Into the silent land : historic cemeteries & graveyards in Ontario`, Kingston, Ontario 
  • Pelletier, Jean Yves (2009), Ottawa Notre Dame Cemetery, an historic cemetery of national importance established in 1872., Quebec City, Quebec: Les Éditions GID, 
  • Quesnel, Albert (1981), Nécrologies des pierres tombales du cimetière Notre-Dame d’Ottawa., Vanier, Ontario: Les Éditions Quesnel de Fomblanche