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Baku Memorial

  • Country Azerbaijan
  • Total identified casualties 47 Find these casualties
  • Identified casualties from First World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 40.35737, Longitude: 49.82869

Location information

The memorial can be found within the large cemetery near Parliament Building, which also houses the tomb of the unknown warrior. This will be found on high ground overlooking the bay. A funicular railway can be taken from the promenade. The memorial itself will be found in a small secluded section to the left of the Avenue des Martres. Set on a lower terrace, the Baku Memorial is some 100 metres behind the Turkish Memorial.

Visiting information

Visitors to Azerbaijan may require a visa which can be obtained on arrival, although lengthy queues may be found. It is better to purchase a visa prior to departure.

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History information

The memorial commemorates 47 Commonwealth casualties of the First World War who died in Azerbaijan. 45 were buried in Baku British Military Cemetery and 2 in Shusha Armenian Cemetery whose graves are now lost.