The War Cemetery in Hamburg is situated within a large civil cemetery known locally as Ohlsdorf Cemetery.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission website states that Hamburg Ohlsdorf Cemetery (Friedhof Ohlsdorf) is the biggest non-military cemetery in the world. There are 3 Commonwealth War Graves plots located within Hamburg Ohlsdorf Cemetery:- Hamburg Cemetery Ohlsdorf 1914-1918 / Hamburg Cemetery Ohlsdorf 1939-1945 / Hamburg Cemetery Ohlsdorf Post War. These are located about 3 kilometres from the actual entrance to Ohlsdorf Cemetery.
The 1939-1945 Commonwealth War Graves plot contains the graves of Richard Ormerod (Grave Ref. 2A. K. 14.) and Tom Lawrence Ormerod (Grave Ref. 10A. M. 12).
|14738645 PRIVATE / R. ORMEROD / PIONEER CORPS / 20TH NOVEMBER 1945|
|1530815 SERGEANT / T.L. ORMEROD / AIR BOMBER / ROYAL AIR FORCE / 30TH JULY 1943 AGE 26 / IN LOVING AND PROUD MEMORY / OF A DEARLY BELOVED HUSBAND / AND ONLY SON|