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PORT SAID MUSLIM CIVIL CEMETERY

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Country:
Egypt
Identified Casualties:
33

Location Information

The cemetery is on the western outskirts of the town, on the strip of land between the Mediterranean and Lake Manzala. It is situated in the main Port Said cemetery complex, approximately 200 metres before the Customs Post on the road to Damietta on the edge of the main Port Said Cemetery complex.

Visiting Information

Opening times:
Saturday to Thursday: 7.00am to 14.30.
Friday: closed

The cemetery is kept locked outside of these hours.

For further information and enquiries please contact enquiries@cwgc.org

Historical Information

Port Said, at the northern outlet of the Suez Canal, was an important hospital centre during the First World War. From May-November 1915, it received wounded from Gallipoli and later from operations in Egypt and Palestine. In 1915 an Armenian refugee camp was established near the town.

This civil cemetery contains 33 Commonwealth burials of the First World War.