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Allied War Memorial Cemetery

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Allied War Memorial Cemetery

The Allied War Memorial Cemetery is situated 32km north of Yangon. It commemorates over 30,000 British Commonwealth soldiers who died in Burma during World War II. There are 6,374 beautifully well-kept graves, along with more than 27,000 names of fallen soldiers with no known in the Yangon Memorial. It is a place of quiet reflection where relatives of the soldiers from all over the world come to pay homage to their loved ones. The sentiment, solemnity and the scale of loss were expressed in English, Hindi, Urdu, Gurmukhi and Burmese: “They died for all free men”.

Opening Hours: 10:00 – 17:00
Location: In Taukkyan, on Yangon-Pyay Road, 32 km north of Yangon