Cheras War Cemetery

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Cheras War Cemetery
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Used for those deceased 1939–1945
Established 1946
Location 3°06′25″N 101°43′54″E / 3.1070°N 101.7316°E / 3.1070; 101.7316Coordinates: 3°06′25″N 101°43′54″E / 3.1070°N 101.7316°E / 3.1070; 101.7316
near Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Total burials 156 war dead, plus >600 non-war dead
Burials by nation
Specific figures are not available
Burials by war

The Cheras War Cemetery (Malay: Tanah Perkuburan Perang Cheras) is the final resting place for Allied personnel who were killed during World War II, particularly the Malayan Campaign and the Japanese occupation of Malaya. Servicemen who died after the war or during their posting in northern Malaya prior to the Malayan Emergency are also interred here. The cemetery is located near Cheras Christian Cemetery, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and was erected and maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Notable burials[edit]

Sir Henry Gurney's grave

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Debbie Chan (7 July 2007). "Jalan Semarak is home to Pulapol". Malaysia Star. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 

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