Basra Memorial

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Basra Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
For First World War missing, presumed dead from the Mesopotamia campaign and have no known grave.
Unveiled 27 March 1929
Location near Zubayr, Iraq
Designed by Edward Prioleau Warren
Total commemorated 40682
Statistics source:

The Basra Memorial is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission war memorial near Zubayr, Iraq. The memorial commemorates 40,682 Commonwealth forces members who died during the Mesopotamian Campaign, from the Autumn of 1914 to the end of August 1921, and whose graves are not known. The memorial was designed by Edward Prioleau Warren. It was unveiled by Gilbert Clayton on the 27th March 1929.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Basra Memorial". Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Retrieved 2013-12-28.