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World War II Cemetery

Location: Badshah Mia Road, Chittagong, B A N G L A D E S H.

 

The War Cemetery another place of historic interest. It was built on the first half of the decade of 50s, located in hillside sloping place in the southwest corner of Chittagong Medical College Hospital. It contains the graves of 755 soldiers of the Allied Forces who laid down their lives on the Indo-Burmese front during World War II. Most of the soldiers buried there were from Australia, Britain, Canada, East and West Africa, British India and New Zealand. The total area of the cemetery is eight acres and it is protected and maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

 

There is an open field and beautiful garden just outside the cemetery. The whole scenery and environment of the area is eye-catching, solemn and tranquil at the same time.

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