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LUMBO BRITISH CEMETERY MEMORIAL

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Country:
Mozambique
Identified Casualties:
12
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
40.69388
Latitude:
-15.04107

Location Information

The town of Lumbo is situated on the mainland opposite Ilha da Mozambique, an island off the coast of the town of Mozambique. The cemetery is situated about 400 metres off the left side of the main road, just before the causeway to the island.

Visiting Information

The cemetery is kept locked and the key is held by the watchman whose house is behind the cemetery.

Historical Information

Lumbo British Cemetery was made after the First World War to take the Commonwealth burials from Lumbo, Chinde, Quelimane and Villa Bocafe European Cemeteries. The African and Indian casualties are buried elsewhere and their names are carved on memorial panels.