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MOMBASA (MANYIMBO) ROMAN CATHOLIC MISSION CEMETERY

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Country:
Kenya
Identified Casualties:
19

Location Information

The cemetery is located on the northern side of Mombassa island, in an area of town now called Tudor.

If entering the town via the New Nyali Bridge, proceed 3 kilometres from the bridge until there is a pronounced bend in the road. At the junction on this bend turn right in front of the Tudor Inn. Take the next turning left at the small roundabout and left again at the CWGC road direction sign. After approximately 100 metres turn right at the route confirmation sign.

Mombasa (Manyimbo) War Cemetery is about 20 metres down this track on the left, and Mombasa (Manyimbo) Roman Catholic Mission Cemetery will be found about 30 metres to the left of the War Cemetery.

Visiting Information

This cemetery is open everyday between 06:00 and 18:00, but is locked at other times. If you are intending to visit outside these hours the code to the padlock can be obtained from our office in Kenya on 00 254 20260 4301. The opening hours of this office are: Mon - Fri: 08:30 - 12:30, 13:30 - 16:30 (Closed weekends).

Historical Information

Numerous wartime activities took place in Mombasa during the Second World War and it was of some importance as a minor naval base.

This civil cemetery contains 19 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War.