During the Second World War, there was a large military wing in the Johannesburg General Hospital and military hospitals at Baragwanath and Cottesloe. The Baragwanath hospital handled a large number of casualties sent from the Middle East. Flying training under the Empire Air Training Scheme was conducted on a considerable scale from the Baragwanath airfield. Further to the south-west at Lenz was the largest ammunition depot in South Africa. Johannesburg (Braamfontein) Cemetery contains 77 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War and 11 from the First World War.
The cemetery is open between 07.00 and 17.00 daily.
Location: Take the Smit Street off-ramp from the M1 and turn in the direction of Brixton. The cemetery entrance is in Graf Street which branches off immediately to the right.
GPS Coordinates: -26.19394, 28.02739
- Added: 29 Jun 2005
- Find A Grave Cemetery: #2147040
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