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DARJEELING OLD CEMETERY

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Country:
India
Identified Casualties:
1
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
88.25854
Latitude:
27.0527

Location Information

Darjeeling is a hill station in West Bengal where at one time there was a sanatorium for British troops. It is in a tea growing district about 704 kilometres by rail from Calcutta. The cemetery is situated on a hillside on the Darjeeling-Lebong road, and commands good views of the twin peaks of Kanchenjunga. It is steeply terraced and is more than 150 years old.

Historical Information

The single Second World War burial in this civil cemetery is in a family grave and is privately maintained.