Madras War Cemetery, the final resting place of those who died during the Second World War, is located at Chennai
, the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu
Set up in 1952 by the Imperial War Graves Commission, now known as the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC), the cemetery has 855 graves. Most of the graves were brought together from civil and cantonment cemeteries from different parts of India.
The nearest airport is Chennai International Airport.