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ISIOLO MEMORIAL

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Country:
Kenya
Identified Casualties:
16

Location Information

The Isiolo Memorial is situated at the junction of Isiolo Road and the lane leading to the District Commissioner's Office. It commemorates 19 African soldiers who died during the 1939-1945 War, whose unmarked graves in Isiolo Cemetery (an African burial ground) are intermingled with civilian graves. 3 of them are not identified.

The Memorial consists of a screen wall inset with panels of Portland stone on which are engraved the names of the 16 African soldiers and "Three Unknown African Soldiers". The dedicatory inscription reads:

THE SOLDIERS WHO ARE HONOURED HERE GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY AND ARE BURIED IN THIS DISTRICT.

Visiting Information

Wheelchair access is possible via main entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on telephone number 01628 507200.