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    Rangoon War Cemetery Yangon Region Myanmar (Burma)

Location
Lat 96.13381 Long 16.81157  Rangoon War Cemetery is located between Myienegone and Manthawaddy roundabout (close to the circle) and at the back of Burma Translation Society (Sarbaybeikmann) in Rangoon.

Wartime History
Rangoon War Cemetery was first used as a burial ground immediately following the recapture of Rangoon in May 1945. Later, the Army Graves Service moved in graves from several burial sites in and around Rangoon, including those of the men who died in Rangoon Prison (Rangoon Jail, Rangoon Centeral Jail) as Prisoners Of War (POWs).

Rangoon War Cemetery includes 1,331 identified burials and is administered by the Commonwealth War Grave Commission (CWGC).

References
CWGC - Rangoon War Cemetery

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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