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DU PLANTATION CEMETERY

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Country:
Liberia
Identified Casualties:
11

Location Information

From ELWA/Tubmanburg Junction in Monrovia.
Drive 20.6 miles to Careysburg (hard top road).
Turn Right at Firestone Plantation Gate 15 intersection.
Drive 400 meters to Gate 15 (There will be guards here)
Drive 4.5 miles (look right for Duside Hospital on hilltop).
Turn right onto Hospital entrance road.
Drive 400 meters to Firestone Duside Hospital Security Gate.
Guards will need to see that you have obtained official permission from Firestone or have a Liberian Government official with you to enter.
Drive 600 meters past the security gate and to the right of the hospital (hard top, then gravel road, then dirt trail).
There is a very small dirt trail branching off to the right. You can stop and park your vehicle here.
Walk 300 meters along the dirt trail and you will see the war graves in a row although they may be obscured by the vegetation.

Coordinates to cemetery:
N 06' 21.370 W 010' 28.300

Historical Information

Du Plantation Cemetery contains 11 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, nine of them airmen of the South African Air Force killed together in February 1944.