Mount Royal Cemetery

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Mount Royal Cemetery

Opened in 1852, Mount Royal Cemetery is a 165-acre (668 000 m²) terraced cemetery on the north slope of Mount Royal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The burial ground shares the mountain with the much larger and predominantly French-Canadian Cimetière Notre-Dame-des-Neiges.

Mount Royal Cemetery contains more than 162,000 residents and is the final resting place for a number of notable Canadians. It includes a veterans section with several soldiers who were awarded the British Empire's highest military honour, the Victoria Cross. In 1901 the Mount Royal Cemetery Company established the first crematorium in Canada.

Historically used by members of the English-speaking community and those of Protestant faiths, the cemetery is now non-sectarian and open to all. A few of the prominent people interred in the cemetery are:

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