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CALABAR (HAWKINS ROAD) CEMETERY

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Country:
Nigeria
Identified Casualties:
16

Location Information

Calabar is an old trading post and missionary centre at the mouth of the Calabar River in the Eastern Region. The cemetery is on the south-western outskirts of the town, south of Hawkins Road.

The war graves are located in a single row of 16 within a kerbed plot, backing on to a breeze block wall in an otherwise open area at the rear of the cemetery, which is on slightly higher ground.

Historical Information

In the southern part of the cemetery are 16 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-1945 war.