CEMETERIES COMPLETED TO-DATE ARE AS FOLLOWS
BORNEOLabuan (a small island off the coast of northern Borneo – between Brunei and Sabah) and Kuching (capital city of Sarawak). Images from the Labuan War Cemetery include c1800 known graves and c2300 names on the Labuan War Memorial. Images taken in Kuching including a Japanese POW camp, Japanese War Cemetery and the Heroes Memorial Park.
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM1945 Brunei-Australia Memorial in Maura and cemeteries in Berakas with 2 additional cemeteries in Kuala Belait: The Gurkha Cemetery (maintained by NAAFI) and the Christian Cemetery which includes the grave of 4 RAF Airmen from 81 Squadron.
CAMBODIAThis was a project carried out for a university in UK. Images available covering the Killing Fields (Choeung Ek) and S.21 (Toul Sleng Genocide Museum). Summary of visit here: ww2talk.com. Recently, I was able to photograph the 37 names on the memorial dedicated to ”War Correspondents and Journalists Killed And Missing in 1970-1975 Cambodian War”.
CHINA – HONG KONGCWGC Sai Wan War Cemetery, Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery and CWGC Cape Collinson Military Cemetery 1967. Images also available from CWGC Stanley Military Cemetery, St.John’s Cathedral and St.Raphael’s Catholic Cemetery. Six cemeteries completed in the Happy Valley region as follows: Hindu Seikh Cemetery, Hong Kong Cemetery, Jewish Cemetery, Muslim Cemetery, Parsee Cemetery and St.Michael’s Catholic Cemetery.
INDIACWGC Kohima War Cemetery in Nagaland and both CWGC Imphal War Cemetery and CWGC Imphal Indian Army War Cemetery in Manipur. Bhowanipore Cemetery in Calcutta. CWGC Delhi War Cemetery and India Gate. CWGC Digboi War Cemetery and
CWGC Gauhati War Cemetery – both in Assam. CWGC Kirkee War Cemetery in Pune including Kirkee New Cemetery/Caldecott Road Cemetery and St.Sepulchre Cemetery. CWGC Ranchi War Cemetery in Jharkhand. Chennai: CWGC Madras War Cemetery including visits to St.Mary’s, St.Patrick’s, St.Andrew’s and Wesleyen Cemeteries, all of which are in the state of Tamil Nadu.
ISRAELCWGC Ramlah War Cemetery, CWGC Khayat Beach War Cemetery (including British constables/police), Jerusalem War Cemetery and
Beersheba War Cemetery including Park Of The Australian Soldier, Allenby Park and the Turkish Memorial. My article on the Imperial Camel Corps can be viewed here: ww2talk.com
MALAYSIACWGC Taiping War Cemetery, Kamunting Road Christian Cemetery and Geraja All Saint’s Cemetery, Taiping, Perak State. Cheras Road
Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery and National Monument in Kuala Lumpur. Terendak Military Cemetery and Bukit Serindit Cemetery in Malacca. Batu Gajah (God’s Little Acre) Christian Cemetery in Perak. Penang Jewish Cemetery and Western Road Christian Cemetery.
PAPUA NEW GUINEACWGC Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Lae War Cemetery in Morobe Province and Rabaul War Cemetery in East New Britain. My article – covering 438 men of the Royal Artillery, interred in Bomana – can be viewed here: ww2talk.com
SRI LANKA – CEYLONColombo: Jaawatte and Kuppiyawatte Muslim Cemeteries; Borella-Kanatte Cemetery; CWGC Liveramentu War Cemetery. Kandy: CWGC Kandy War Cemetery; Kandy Civil and Garrison Cemeteries. Nuwara Eliya: Holy Trinity Church. Trincomalee: CWGC Trincomalee War Cemetery; St.Mary’s Catholic Cemetery; St.Mary’s Cathedral and Memorial; St. Stephen’s Cemetery.
VIETNAMThis was a project carried out for a university in USA. Nghia Trang LIêt Si Thành Phó Hò Chí Minh (VC Cemetery) and Nghia Trang Nhân Dân Bình An (ARVN Cemetery) – both in HCMC. Various Museums, Reunification Palace, Cao Dai Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels. Summary of visit here: ww2talk.com
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