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BRAKPAN CEMETERY

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Country:
South Africa
Locality:
Gauteng
Identified Casualties:
14
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
28.38143
Latitude:
-26.25318

Location Information

Brakpan is an important mining and engineering town 37 kilometres east of Johannesburg.

From the centre of town follow Prince George Avenue in the direction of Springs. The large cemetery is on the left 1.2 kilometres from the junction with Olympic Road (M46).

Located within the cemetery, to the left of the main entrance, is Brakpan Crematorium. During the 1939-1945 War 5 South African soldiers were cremated here and their names are engraved on a bronze panel affixed to the Wall of Remembrance in the Crematorium.

Visiting Information

The cemetery is open 07.00 to 17.00 daily. Please consult the cemetery office or the Secretary, CWGC South African Agency - Tel and Fax: (27) 12 663 7285 E-Mail: cwgc@mweb.co.za - on the position of the graves.