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JERUSALEM (BAB SITNA MARIAM) MUSLIM CEMETERY

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Country:
Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)
Identified Casualties:
0
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
35.23719
Latitude:
31.78089

Location Information

The cemetery consists of a stone cairn on the edge of the old city walls. The cemetery is to the left of the entrance of the Lion's Gate.

Proceed along the path for 100 metres and the Memorial is down some steps, on the left hand side.

Visiting Information

The Cemetery is closed to visitors on Thursday of each week.

For further information and enquiries please contact enquiries@cwgc.org

Historical Information

This civil cemetery contains the graves of 198 unidentified men of the Egyptian Labour Corps who died during the First World War. A central memorial commemorates these men and 75 others buried in Jerusalem (Bab El Zahira, or 'Herod's Gate') and Jerusalem (Mamilla Omar) Muslim Cemeteries, west and north of the city respectively.