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GAMBOA BRITISH CEMETERY

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Country:
Brazil
Identified Casualties:
13
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-43.19697
Latitude:
-22.89775

Location Information

The cemetery is situated in the Gamboa district of Rio de Janeiro, on Rua de Gamboa,. The war graves plot lies on the right side of the main path, 30 metres from the entrance.

Visiting Information

Note: the British Consul advises that it is not advisable to go to this area after dark or alone at any time.

Historical Information

Gamboa British Cemetery contains eight Commonwealth burials of the First World War as well as a special memorial to a casualty buried in Rio de Janeiro (S. Francisco Xavier) Cemetery. There are also four Second World War burials and one non-war grave in the cemetery.