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Kohima War Cemetery

Kohima War Cemetery is situated on the battleground of Garrison Hill in Kohima. It is completely terraced and contains 1,420 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War. The cemetery is maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The graves are marked by bronze plaques, as in Imphal. There are two tall crosses stand at the lowest and highest points of the cemetery overlooking Kohima. The cemetery contains nearly 1,100 British burials, 5 Canadian and 330 Indian burials. There is also an Indian Cremation Memorial, which commemorates 900 Indian Gurkhas who were cremated.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Kohima
Location: Kohima    


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