ZARIA MEMORIAL

Country Nigeria
Total identified casualties 330 Find these records
Casualties from First World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 11.10926
Longitude: 7.71872

Location Information

Zaria is in Zaria Province in the Northern Region of Nigeria, approximately 81 kilometres by road north of Kaduna. The memorial is located about 1 kilometre east of Zaria European Cemetery which is close to the Baptist Mission, off Western Way and Circular Road. The GPS reference is N11 degrees 6 minutes 21 seconds, E7 degrees 43 minutes 12 seconds.


History Information

The Zaria Memorial was erected by the public and commemorates 330 Commonwealth soldiers belonging to the 1st and 5th Battalions of the Nigeria Regiment and No.1 Artillery Battery, Nigeria Regiment who lost their lives during the 1914-1918 War.

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