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HARARE (PIONEER) CEMETERY

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Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
Casualty Record Detail
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Country:
Zimbabwe
Identified Casualties:
251

Location Information

Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery is a large town cemetery in which there are two separate plots, both marked by a Cross of Sacrifice.

From Unity Square (town centre) proceed 200 metres on 2nd Street and turn right into Jason Mayo Avenue. Proceed for 2 kilometres keeping to the right, and turn left at the lights into Rotten Row. Proceed for a further 2 kilometres, passing over a large flyover. At the crossroads turn right and the entrance to the Cemetery will be found 200 metres further along on the right.

Also within the War Graves Plots are the Harare Memorial, commemorating 66 men of the Rhodesia Native Regiment and British South Africa Police, and the Harare Cremation Memorial, commemorating a single Royal Air Force casualty of the Second World War.

Visiting Information

Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery is open every day between 06:00 and 18:00. Wheelchair access is possible through the front entrance.

Historical Information

There are 27 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war and a further 224 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-1945 war in this cemetery.