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Kajiado Cemetery

  • Country Kenya
  • Total identified casualties 26 Find these casualties
  • Identified casualties from First World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: -1.85136, Longitude: 36.76334

Location information

Kajiado is a town 50 kilometres due south of Nairobi, on the road to Namanga border crossing Arusha. The cemetery is 3 kilometres south of the railway station, set in open ground behind Kajiado Hospital. It is signposted from the main road.

Visiting information

Kajiado Cemetery is open Monday-Friday 06:00-18:00. Outside these hours the cemetery, which is surrounded by palling fence, is kept locked with coded padlock. The number for the padlock can be obtained from our office in Kenya on 00 254 20260 4301.

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

History information

This cemetery was begun in June 1915, and used (mainly by No. 3 Base Hospital) until August 1916. After the Armistice seven outlying graves were brought in and it was later used for civilian burials. Kajiado Cemetery contains 26 Commonwealth burials of the First World War.