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BELA-BELA (WARMBATHS) CEMETERY

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Country:
South Africa
Locality:
Limpopo
Identified Casualties:
9
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
28.30473
Latitude:
-24.89158

Location Information

The cemetery is situated between the main cemetery and the Muslim Cemetery on the road between the town and the N1 Freeway.

Historical Information

During the early part of the Second World War a Military Camp was established in this area. It was later used as an Italian Prisoner-of-War Camp.

The cemetery contains the graves of South African soldiers, 1 of which could not be located and is marked by a Special Memorial bearing the inscription "KNOWN TO BE BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY".