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DAKAR (BEL-AIR) CEMETERY Print this image

Identified Casualties:

Location Information

Bel-Air Cemetery is located in the eastern area of the city on the road leading to Point de Bel-Air, just beyond the ferry quay for the island of Goree.

The cemetery is on the left hand side of the road, and the entrance can be seen from the roundabout at the first road junction after the ferry port.

The graves are scattered throughout the cemetery, but the resident caretaker can provide directions to them.

The Commonwealth war graves are spread throughout the cemetery but are easily found with the help of the local caretaker.

Visiting Information

Dakar (Bel-Air) Cemetery is open every day between 06:00 and 18:00.

Historical Information

The cemetery belongs to the municipality, there are 4 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war and 18 of the 1939-1945 war.