Royal Naval Cemetery

Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery is dedicated to the men who gave their lives to World Wars I & II

The inscription around the base of the central Cross reads:

The cemetery was built and is maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

4 thoughts on “Royal Naval Cemetery

  1. Does my uncle Harry Spencer have a grave here his naval no is 158255 he was on the royal Oak ship that was sunk on 14 Oct 1939

    • Boy 1st Class
      Service Number P/JX 158255

      Died 14/10/1939

      Aged 17

      H.M.S. Royal Oak
      Royal Navy

      Hi dawn. I seen your post and had a check on cwgc website it didnt say if your uncle had a grave in lyness. Although it said he was commemorated in PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
      I am working in lyness cemetery on monday I will have a look. And let you know if I find your uncles grave.
      Best regards.
      Lee Richmond

    • I’ve just found him in Gosport cemetery, Hampshire, along with his father. If you send me an email address I’ll post a photo for you.

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