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GERMISTON (PRIMROSE) CEMETERY

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Country:
South Africa
Locality:
Gauteng
Identified Casualties:
62
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
28.14623
Latitude:
-26.19511

Location Information

Germiston is an important gold-mining and industrial centre 14 kilometres east of Johannesburg. From the centre of town follow Meyer Street (M53 north) which becomes Johan Rissik Street in the direction of Johannesburg. The cemetery is at the intersection of Johan Rissik and Wychwood/Rietfontein Streets one block beyond the Main Reef Road.

Visiting Information

It is advisable to consult the Secretary, CWGC South African Agency about the positions of the graves - Tel and Fax: (27) 12 663 7285 E-Mail: cwgc@mweb.co.za

Historical Information

An air training school and army training centre were established in Germiston during the Second World War.