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ABERCORN MEMORIAL

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Country:
Zambia
Identified Casualties:
0
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
31.36984
Latitude:
-8.84826

Location Information

Officers and men of Rhodesian units who fell in the Great War and whose graves are not known, and the Northern Rhodesian native carriers who fell in the Great War and whose names and graves are alike unknown, are commemorated on the Abercorn, Livingstone Camp and Harare Memorials.

The Abercorn Memorial records the death in action, or from wounds or sickness, of 433 North Rhodesian native carriers who fell in Northern Rhodesia. THEIR NAMES ARE NOT KNOWN.

The Memorial takes the form of a red truncated pyramid and stands on the place where the German East African forces surrendered, on the main road running just south from Abercorn.

Historical Information

The Memorial now records the death of more than 400, 1914-1918 war casualties.