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Penang (Western Road) Cemetery

  • Country Malaysia
  • Total identified casualties 10 Find these casualties
  • Casualties from First & Second World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: 5.42635, Longitude: 100.3016

Location information

Penang is a small island off the west coast of the Malay Peninsula and is linked to the mainland by a toll bridge approximately two miles long. The cemetery is on Western Road (Jalan Western) off Jalan Macalister West, off Jalan Scotland. The nearest landmark is a Youth Park. The ten war graves; a mixture of Commission standard headstones and private memorials, are scattered around the site but the majority can be found to the right of the central drive, left of the right hand drive, approximately halfway up the cemetery. Two graves can be found to the left of the central drive approximately the same distance along. The non World War burials now in C.W.G.C. care are scattered throughout the cemetery, mainly in the central part. The Service Dependant's graves are buried in random locations in the cemetery.

Visiting information

Penang (Western Road) Cemetery is open at all times.

History information

There are 3 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war and 7 of the 1939-1945 war buried here. C.W.G.C. now care for 126 non World War servicemen and dependants graves.