TREKKOPJE CEMETERY

Country Namibia
Total identified casualties 16 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: -22.28897
Longitude: 15.10238

Location Information

This uncontrolled cemetery is situated on railway property adjacent to the now abandoned and destroyed Trekkopje station. The turn off from the Usakos - Swakopmund road is marked. Follow the track through the desert for 2 km to the station.


History Information

The casualties resulted from an attack by a German force on South African railway protection troops on 26 April 1915.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

USAKOS CEMETERY

Location: Namibia,

Number of casualties: 11

SWAKOPMUND MUNICIPAL CEMETERY

Location: Namibia,

Number of casualties: 77

KARIBIB CEMETERY

Location: Namibia,

Number of casualties: 26