ZARIA EUROPEAN CEMETERY

Country Nigeria
Total identified casualties 9 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 11.10885
Longitude: 7.71149

Location Information

Zaria is in Zaria Province in the Northern Region of Nigeria, approximately 81 kilometres by road north of Kaduna. The European Cemetery is a small walled cemetery close to the Baptist Mission, off Western Way and Circular Road. Commonwealth war graves from both World Wars will be found in the cemetery. The Zaria Memorial is located about 1 kilometre east of Zaria European Cemetery at GPS reference N11 degrees 6 minutes 21 seconds, E7 degrees 43 minutes 12 seconds. The Memorial was erected by public subscription and commemorates 330 Commonwealth soldiers belonging to the 1st and 5th Battalions of the Nigeria Regiment who lost their lives during the 1914-1918 War.


Visiting Information

Wheelchair access possible via main entrance. For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on telephone number 01628 507200.

History Information

There are 5 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war and 4 of the 1939-1945 war.

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