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OSHOGBO CEMETERY

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Country:
Nigeria
Identified Casualties:
46

Location Information

Oshogbo, in the Oyo Province of the Western Region, lies approximately 113 kilometres north-east of Ibadan. The cemetery is situated on the main road to Ikirun about 2 kilometres from Oshogbo railway station. Oshogbo became a military centre during the war and one section of the cemetery was used for war burials.

In addition to 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1914-1918 war, the cemetery contains 45 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-1945 war and one post-war grave - that of a civilian belonging to the Colonial Development Corporation. There are also 2 Polish Foreign National burials.

The war graves are located in the central section of the cemetery, and are on either side of a path leading from the middle entrance gate on the southern side; the war graves are marked by Commission headstones, while that of the civilian is privately marked.

Visiting Information

Wheelchair access possible via main entrance.

For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries department on telephone number 01628 634221.

Historical Information

This cemetery contains one burial of the First World War and 47 burials of the Second World War.