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PEMBA CEMETERY

  • Country Mozambique
  • Total identified casualties 121 Find these casualties
  • Casualties from First World War
  • GPS Coordinates Latitude: -12.97143, Longitude: 40.50448

Please note

Please be aware that a recent cyclone has caused some structural damage within the Cemetery. This includes fallen trees, part of the Cemetery wall and one of the headstones. Work is currently in hand to address the issues. This message is dated 7th January 2020.

Location information

Pemba Cemetery is located in the town of Pemba, set up on a hill. On entering the town along the airport road, you will pass a large church on the left side called Santa Isabela. Take the first road left, then first right, first left again and the cemetery is found at the end of the road on the left. African and Indian casualties buried outside the cemetery, are commemorated on Screen Walls of the Pemba Memorial, within the cemetery.

Visiting information

Pemba Cemetery is open every day between 06:00 and 18:00. The location or design of this site, makes wheelchair access impossible.

For further information regarding wheelchair access, please contact our enquiries department on telephone number 01628 634221.

Download Cemetery Plan

History information

Pemba (formerly known as Porto Amelia) was the base of the Anglo-Portuguese forces in 1918 and 120 Commonwealth casualties and one Portuguese soldier are now buried or commemorated in the Commonwealth plots.