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Marsabit Commonwealth war cementary

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War Cemetery-Marsabit County
The cradle of mankind,Yes! For many years Marsabit is the Global map after discovery of fossilised early man remains in Koobi fora and today we are unfolding the history behind Commonwealth war graves found in Marsabit Town at the heart of County headquarters.
Commonwealth war graves is another historical pride is yet to be celebrated to manifest itself in lofty airs.
The War Cemetery is a small enclosure within the Civil Cemetery, and contains the graves of 24 East African soldiers who died during the 1939-1945 War.One of them is not identified.

There is also a special memorial headstone to an East African soldier known to be buried in Marsabit Cemetery, but whose grave could not be traced
In  commemoration the 1,700,000 men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars.

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The Commonwealth War cemeteries, burial plots and memorials are a lasting tribute to those who died in some 154 countries across the world and Marsabit Cemetery is one of them,you can pay a visit a see the history in engraved stones.

Itinerary/Visiting hours
The cemetery is open Monday-Friday 06:00-18:00

 

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