Gilgil War Cemetery

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Gilgil War Cemetery

Nakuru, Nakuru, Kenya
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Gilgil is a small township in the Rift Province, approximately 120 kilometres from Nairobi on the main road to Nakuru, which is about 38 kilometres beyond Gilgil. On entering Gilgil take the turning right at the Petrol Station and drive for 2 kilometres. Take the dirt track left at the Railway Crossing and the Cemetery is 400 metres down on the left. The cemetery is signposted from the centre of the town.

Gilgil War Cemetery contains 224 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War. There is also one First World War burial and 30 non war graves.

As the cemetery has no permanent staff, it is kept locked with coded padlock.

GPS Coordinates: -0.49092, 36.34101

  • Added: 14 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2253259