Trincomalee British War Cemetery

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Trincomalee British War Cemetery
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Trincomalee British War Cemetery
Trincomalee British War Cemetery is located in Sri Lanka
Trincomalee British War Cemetery
Location of British War Cemetery, Trincomalee
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Established April 1948
Location Trincomalee
Country Sri Lanka
Coordinates 8°36′56″N 81°12′49″E / 8.6156°N 81.2137°E / 8.6156; 81.2137
Type British military of WWII
(closed)
Owned by Commonwealth War Graves Commission
No. of graves 303[1]
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Trincomalee British War Cemetery (also known as the Trincomalee War Cemetery) is a British military cemetery in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, for soldiers of the British Empire who were killed or died during World War II. The cemetery is located on the Trincomalee–Nilaveli (A6) Road, approximately 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) north of the town of Trincomalee, on the eastern side. It is one of the six Commonwealth war cemeteries in Sri Lanka, and maintained by Sri Lankan Ministry of Defense on behalf of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.[2]

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