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Douala Cemetery

  • Country Cameroon
  • Total identified casualties 25 Find these casualties
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 4.04393, Longitude: 9.69291

Historical Note

Special report - historical note Within this cemetery, 14 graves of the First World War were never individually marked. These casualties were instead commemorated by name on Ibadan Memorial. Work is now underway to see if any of these graves can be restored.

 

You can find more information about historical inequalities in commemoration in our Special Committee’s report.

Read the Non-Commemoration report

Location information

This public cemetery is in the Akwa area of Douala on the opposite side of the road from the Catholic Catherdral of Rue Joss. The Commission graves are in a single row of 26 headstones, set within a concrete covered plot on the left hand side, about 30 metres in from the entrance.

Visiting information

Douala Cemetery is open Monday to Friday between 06:00 and 18:00. Wheelchair access is possible via the main entrance.

For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our Enquiries Section on enquires@cwgc.org or 01628 507200.

History information

There are 24 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war and 1 of the 1939-1945 war here. In addition there is 1 non world war burial