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Cemetery Details

Location Mueang Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
Co‑ordinates N14.031756, E99.525804

The graves of those who died during the construction and maintenance of the Burma-Siam railway (except for the Americans, whose remains were repatriated) were transferred from camp burial grounds and isolated sites along the railway into three cemeteries at Chungkai and Kanchanaburi in Thailand and Thanbyuzayat in Myanmar.

KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY is only a short distance from the site of the former 'Kanburi', the prisoner of war base camp through which most of the prisoners passed on their way to other camps. It was created by the Army Graves Service who transferred to it all graves along the southern section of railway, from Bangkok to Nieke.

There are now 5,084 Commonwealth casualties of the Second World War buried or commemorated in this cemetery.

For further infomration click on the CWGC link.



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ROBB, Lindsay Walter

Service number NX52566
2nd/19th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 14 Dec 1920

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MCLOUGHLIN, Francis Hugh

Service number QX23844
2nd/3rd Ordnance Stores Company
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 12 Feb 1914

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SPEERS, Everard Frederick Redvers

Service number TX4243
8 Supply Personnel Section AASC
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 4 Mar 1900

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JELLETT, Rupert Lloyd

Service number VX32413
2nd/40th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 19 Oct 1919

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PETERSON, James Horace

Service number SX11322
27 Independent Brigade Group Ordnance Workshops AAOC
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 20 Dec 1913

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NYBO, Lawrance Roy

Service number WX14327
2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 6 Feb 1921

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IRELAND, Frederick Stanley

Service number VX62839
2nd/26th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 29 Sep 1903

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ALLDAY, Herbert Sumner

Service number WX12153
2nd/6th Field Park Company
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 18 Sep 1907

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