Sewri Christian Cemetery
Statue in Sewri Christian Cemetery
The Sewri Christian Cemetery (Marathi: शिवडी ख्रिस्ती स्मशान भूमि Sewrī Kristi smashan bhumi) in Sewri, Mumbai, India, was established by Arthur Crawford, the first Municipal Commissioner of Bombay as a location for European burials. The land was acquired from the Agri-Horticulture Society's gardens in 1865. The bodies of Commonwealth military service personnel buried in the cemetery during the First and Second World Wars were all exhumed and reburied at Kirkee War Cemetery where permanent maintenance by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission could be assured, with the exception of a Second World War soldier of the Women's Auxiliary Corps (India) whose grave is still registered and maintained by the commission.
|George Wittet||1926||Architect, designed the Gateway of India|
|Francis Newton Souza||2002||Avant Garde artist|
|Frederick William Stevens||1900||Architect of the Victoria Terminus|
|Joseph Baptista||1930||Mayor of Bombay|
|Cyril Frederick Golding||1951||25 Jun 1937, elected to the Bombay Legislative Assembly, from the constituency of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and the Bombay Presidency Trades Association.|
- Express News Service (2004-11-02). "Families pray for kin on "All Souls Day"". The Indian Express Newspapers (Mumbai) Ltd. Retrieved 2009-02-05.
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