The War Dead of South Africa
The total number of South African war dead of the two world wars commemorated throughout the world by the Commission is 21,418. Outside South Africa, the countries in which the largest number of South African war dead are commemorated are France, Egypt, Italy, the United Kingdom, Tanzania and Belgium.
The Commission's South African Agency was established in 1921 with responsibility for the Commonwealth War Graves in South Africa and Namibia. In South Africa, the Agency cares for 8,440 casualties in 602 burial sites, and 427 casualties in 32 sites in Namibia.
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South African Department of Defence
South African War Graves
South Africa and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Let Us Die Like Brothers (Commission Educational Resource - CD Rom available on request)