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LUDERITZ MUNICIPAL CEMETERY

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Country:
Namibia
Identified Casualties:
26

Location Information

The cemetery is situated just off and is visible from the main road at the entrance to the town. The Commonwealth graves are in a group of two rows and the German graves in a small group as well as scattered.

Historical Information

Luderitz was occupied from the sea on 19 September 1914 and subsequently served as the base for the advance inland to Aus and beyond. It was the site of No.4 General Hospital.