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  • Country Sri Lanka
  • Total identified casualties 27 Find these casualties
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 6.89718, Longitude: 79.86872

Location information

The cemetery is located about 1.5 kilometres from the centre of the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Torrington Avenue in the direction of Jaawatte. It is on the same side of the road and approximately 400 metres along from Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery, a large municipal cemetery on Torrington Avenue.

Visiting information

Before considering a visit to Sri Lanka the Commission strongly recommends that you check the advice given by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on the travel section of their website:

History information

Jawatte Cemetery is a Muhammadan cemetery belonging to the Trustees of the Jawatta Mosque.