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Allied War Cemetery


Located in Mingaladon Township, Yangon Division, about 32 km from Yangon, on the road to Bago, the Allied War Cemetery is a memorial to Allied soldiers who died in battle in Burma during World War II. It is one of 3 Allied War Memorial Cemeteries in Myanmar, along with the Htauk Kyant War Memorial Cemetery and the Thanbyuzayat war cemetery. Yangon War Cemetery keeps the names of almost 27,000 men of the Commonwealth land forces who died during the campaigns in Burma and who have no known grave. The cemetery also commemorates more than 1,000 soldiers of the Second World War, whose remains were cremated in accordance with their faith and 45 serviceman of both wars who buried somewhere in Burma but whose graves could not be maintained. According to the statistics, there are 1,819 graves of the total.

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