PRETORIA (REBECCA STREET) CEMETERY

Country South Africa
Region Gauteng
Total identified casualties 182 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: -25.73953
Longitude: 28.1537

Location Information

Follow Church Street from the city centre in a westerly direction. Turn right into Rebecca Street and travel 1.1 kilometres to the cemetery entrance.


Visiting Information

The cemetery is open between 07.00 and 17.00 daily. It is advisable to consult the cemetery office or the Secretary, CWGC South African Agency - Tel and Fax: (27) 12 663 7285 E-Mail: cwgc@mweb.co.za - about the position of the graves, all of which are scattered.

History Information

The Provincial capital, Pretoria, named after the Voortrekker leader Pretorius, is also the seat of the South African government. It was an important military centre during the Second World War, with the Headquarters of Northern Command, a Military College, Military Hospital and a number of training camps. Most of the war graves of the 1939-1945 War in Pretoria are located in the Military Area on the southern outskirts of the city.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

PRETORIA OLD CEMETERY

Location: South Africa, Gauteng

Number of casualties: 1009

THABA TSHWANE (NEW) MILITARY CEMETERY

Location: South Africa, Gauteng

Number of casualties: 296

PRETORIA NORTH CEMETERY

Location: South Africa, Gauteng

Number of casualties: 4