PORT SAID MUSLIM CIVIL CEMETERY

Country Egypt
Total identified casualties 33 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 31.27543
Longitude: 32.27098

Location Information

The cemetery is on the western outskirts of the town, on the strip of land between the Mediterranean and Lake Manzala. It is situated in the main Port Said cemetery complex, approximately 200 metres before the Customs Post on the road to Damietta on the edge of the main Port Said Cemetery complex.


Visiting Information

Opening times: Saturday to Thursday: 7.00am to 14.30. Friday: closed The cemetery is kept locked outside of these hours. For further information and enquiries please contact enquiries@cwgc.org

History Information

Port Said, at the northern outlet of the Suez Canal, was an important hospital centre during the First World War. From May-November 1915, it received wounded from Gallipoli and later from operations in Egypt and Palestine. In 1915 an Armenian refugee camp was established near the town. This civil cemetery contains 33 Commonwealth burials of the First World War.

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